15 August

Media Relations Specialist

How Indeed Works

Indeed works when talented, passionate people come together to get a job done. Come help Indeed work. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

How this Department Works

How Marketing Works. Our Marketing team helps shape and share Indeed’s story to ensure it’s the job search site of choice around the globe. Every month, 180 million people count on us to help them find jobs, publish their resumes, process their job applications, and connect them to qualified candidates for their job openings. Simply put, we help people get jobs, and we want to share our story with you.

How this Job Works

Indeed is seeking a Media Relations Specialist to help raise Indeed’s awareness. The ideal candidate will have a strong media relations background and experience pitching journalists. Technology and consumer experience is preferred.

 

You will work with Indeed’s in-house public relations team on a variety of issues and be responsible for raising Indeed’s profile through external outreach to media outlets and influencers. The Media Relations Specialist will partner closely with other members of the communications team and report to the Director of International Communications.

How You Work

The ideal candidate will have a strong track record of media placements and be comfortable reaching out to media outlets. In addition, the candidate must be comfortable working with data, have strong cross-collaboration skills, and excellent writing skills.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Curate data and content for pitching media outlets on key issues
  • Develop strong journalistic relationships, particularly with regional outlets
  • Pitch and place articles in key media outlets - strong pitching skills required (candidates will need to submit press clips to be considered)
  • Write and place bylined articles
  • Stay abreast of key labor market trends and alert the broader PR team to promising narratives and news hooks
  • Work with design team on infographics and reports on key issues to align with narratives, news hooks, and pitches
  • Work with PR data analyst to explore compelling ways to use Indeed’s data
  • Collaborate with other Indeed teams, such as marketing, client services, and sales

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1+ years experience in PR and communications, preferably on technology or consumer issues -- PR agency experience is a plus
  • Prior experience working as a member of a PR team (in-house or agency)
  • Demonstrated experience securing media placements (Candidate will be required to submit press clips.)
  • Ability to translate complex data analysis into interesting commentary for media and influencers
  • Experience building reporter relationships at a variety of media outlets, particularly with regional outlets
  • Excellent communications skills both written and oral
  • Strong writing skills
  • The ability to work with strict deadlines is essential as is working well under pressure
  • Please apply here.