Who we’re looking for:
We are currently seeking a media relations specialist to support our B2B communications efforts in North America. We are looking for someone who has a successful record of handling strong press relationships and a validated knowledge of advertising and social media trends as it relates to B2B communications strategies. We need someone who works well in a fast-paced working environment and has a passion for brand voice on Twitter, sports, gaming, and entertainment content, and more importantly, an overall love of Twitter as a service.
You are operationally detailed, self-disciplined, and organized. This role requires the ability to balance multiple day-to-day assignments, navigate media inquiries, and provide briefings and media coverage reports to both Twitter’s communications and various partner teams.
This role will report into a Sr Manager, Communications in New York City and provide support to the Customers Communications Teams, as well as other comms units during critical and crisis related moments.
What success looks like:
Cultivate excellent professional relationships with media, industry influencers across North America, specifically in the advertising and business verticals
Excellent digital and traditional media strategist, understanding how Twitter’s online presence can improve its reputation
Diligence in written and verbal communication, producing a consistently high standard of materials for press and other partners
Develop positive relationships with the communications and partner teams across the region
Provide streamlined information and analysis on sophisticated issues for multiple audiences
Keen interest in the integration of Twitter’s core product offering in business and media
Utilize data to advise and craft your approach
Maintain a strong level of administrative and operational diligence, producing reports, analysis, press outreach materials, and media lists
Cultivate ongoing media relationships with press and maintain a steady drumbeat of press outreach and coverage
Develop and execute reactive and proactive communications plans using all channels: interviews, blog posts, statements, Tweets, video, etc.
Support your comms colleagues, advising them on media issues that may arise
Serve as one of Twitter North America’s main points of contact for day-to-day queries from press
What you need:
A bachelor's degree and/or masters qualification
Professional proficiency in English.
3+ years communications experience including media relations in technology, media, advertising, and/or sports
Excellent writing, editing, and messaging skills
Good humor, modesty, and high levels of compassion
A global approach and an ability to work with different cultures, perspectives, and attitudes
A thoughtful, considered, and detailed approach to your work and colleagues
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, pressurised environment, and to meet deadlines consistently
Flexible, amiable, a good colleague, and a strong, committed collaborator.
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.