Senior Manager, Consumer Communications LivingSocial
LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in your city. We help local businesses grow by introducing them to high-quality new customers and give merchants the tools to make our members their regulars. Based in Washington, DC, we have more than 70 million members around the world.
At LivingSocial, we move fast, take risks, and pride ourselves on staying flexible, fun, and ferociously committed to executing each day. Do you want to be challenged by your job and be surrounded by passionate, dedicated, and creative people? Are you hungry? If so, we want to invest in you!
In order to reach our goals, we?re looking to hire a Senior Manager, Consumer Communications to join our team in Washington, DC.
Serve as day to day point person for consumer PR program
Execute against media relations strategy for various business groups (with specific focus on food & beverage, entertainment, events and travel)
Develop and maintain relationships with key media (business, trade and consumer press)
Serve as internal contact for senior executives on media strategy and issues
Craft executive presentations for speaking engagements
Develop consumer-facing messaging on businesses and initiatives
Serve as company spokesperson with consumer and trade press
Coach and mentor junior PR team staff
Minimum of 6-8 years experience in communications and PR; some agency experience preferred
Must have experience working with consumer clients (national brands a plus)
Experience with food and beverage, travel and entertainment clients/media a plus
Strong media relations skills and network of media contacts
Experience working on local media campaigns
Ability to cultivate and maintain close working relationships with internal business partners
Experience serving as a spokesperson a plus
Personality that is goal-focused, self-motivated, creative, flexible and adaptable to new situations
Strategically and creatively think in a fast-paced environment
Excellent writing skills and great attention to detail
Competitive Salary with additional incentives
Opportunity to work with committed, talented people with a great sense of humor
||1445 New York Ave. NW |
Washington, DC 20005
LivingSocial is redefining localized online advertising and social commerce, while building a great company and having a blast along the way. The explosive growth and potential of LivingSocial has been recognized by both new and traditional media - from the Wall Street Journal to Facebook's CEO. To help fuel our growth, LivingSocial has secured over 49 million in funding this year from some of the most prominent venture capital companies in the nation.
20 - 50M RaisedInvestors: Grotech Ventures
, IVP-Institutional Venture Partners
, U.S. Venture Partners All Jobs: at LivingSocial
|Headquarters:||1445 New York Ave. NW|
Washington, DC 20005
|Industry:||Consumer Products and Services|
|Company Profile:||LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in your city.
With unique and diverse offerings each day, we inspire members to discover everything from weekend excursions to one-of-a kind events and experiences to exclusive gourmet dinners to family aquarium outings and more.
We help local businesses grow by introducing them to high-quality new customers and give merchants the tools to make our members their regulars.
Based in Washington, DC, we have more than 70 million members around the world.|
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