Public Relations Manager

The ideal candidate will be hard-working, relentless, and creative; andlead day-to-day operations for our innovative clients.

Job Description:

Zen is looking for a Public Relations Manager to join our happy, hungry, and growing team.

In this role, you will work with a variety of clients across industries, largely focused on the entrepreneurial and tech space. Reporting to our Director of Media Relations, you will be part of a fast-paced team that is able to deliver meaningful experiences to our clients. The ideal candidate has experience in public relations either in-house or at agency. Proven ability to work collaboratively is a must!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leading client calls/updating agendas
  • Pitching media and developing angles and stories and securing placement
  • Working with Director of Media Relations to develop PR Plans/Rollouts
  • Securing thought leadership pieces and drafting abstracts
  • Creating contributed content possibilities for clients
  • Keeping abreast of clients, technologies, vertical markets and industry trends
  • Working interdepartmentally with content, SEO, and account management team
  • Conducting media training as needed
  • Participate in strategy-focused client meetings

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in communications, PR, journalism, marketing business or related field
  • 5-7 years of public relations or corporate communications experience preferred
  • Strong contacts and relationships with business, trade and tech media
  • Agency experience preferred, but not required
  • Ability to execute on deadlines at pace
  • Ability to pivot between multiple clients and tasks

Perks of working at Zen:

  • Very competitive compensation
  • 100% remote
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Charity matching
  • 401k (matching coming in 2023)
  • Health & dental insurance
  • Optional ancillary benefits
  • Strict no jerks policy
  • Upward career growth opportunities
  • Belief in the service – Our offer solves a huge pain point in the marketplace, and we’re considered world-class at what we do
  • Culture is one of our top priorities –you will find a community at Zen Media

 

To apply, send your résumé and portfolio to Director of Media Relations Oliver Hays, oliver@zenmedia.com.

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