PR Director at Wix
New York City, NY, US
Wix.com is seeking a strong storyteller to be part of a global communications team. The ideal candidate is well-versed in communications tactics, is a riveting speaker and possesses excellent writing and editing skills. Tech-savvy is a given.







In addition to having experience in public relations, as well as strong media relations abilities, the ideal candidate must have big ideas and he ability to roll up their sleeves and participate in getting stuff done.



As a fast growing global tech company, we are looking for tech savvy, energetic and creative team players who can be flexible with the changing priorities of a dynamic environment.



This position will be based in New York.







Responsibilities



Assist in developing and delivering communications strategies geared towards driving brand awareness and strengthening the company's market position

Represent Wix to the media and the public by acting as spokesperson

Maintain strong relationships with the national and regional press to secure brand coverage in key publications

Develop and manage a strong network of press contacts - drive Wix to top of mind position with key industry players

Foster new relationships and bring new press contacts to Wix on an ongoing basis

Develop collateral materials, press releases, story pitches and editorial content for submission to publications

Work effectively with cross-functional internal teams to support consistent brand message

Contribute to the development and execution of outbound PR initiatives (e.g. announcements of feature launches, major partnerships, etc.)

Produce written materials including plans, press releases, fact sheets etc.

Requirements



8-10 years experience in public relations - agency experience preferred

Excellent creative writing and verbal communication skills

Experience managing external resources e.g.: PR agencies and consultants

Strong knowledge of PR tools and channels e.g.: CMS, newswires, media databases

Ability to build and maintain close, collaborative relationships with all levels of the organization to ensure alignment and integration of messages and initiatives

Able to establish/meet deadlines and handle multiple priorities

Superior organizational and problem solving skills

Comfortable working in a culturally diverse and dynamic global company

Knowledge of the DIY web development and publishing space a plus

Knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese a plus