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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 5:55 PM

Position: Manager, Public Relations, HTC Vive

Location: San Francisco, CA


HTC Vive is the leading high-end virtual reality system and brand in market. Designed from the ground up for room-scale VR, Vive allows true-to-life interactions and experiences and delivers on the long-desired promise of VR. Bringing award-winning quality in hardware, experiences and services to the category of VR, Vive allows users to become immersed in content and explore the unimaginable. Join the team that is bringing VR to the masses and changing the way consumers and businesses are experiencing their new realities.

The position of PR Manager, Content, is an opportunity to work with a Global Communications and Social Media team to tell the incredible story of how HTC Vive is making the impossible, possible.

This role will be responsible for:

* Developing and executing comprehensive PR and storytelling strategies for various Vive business units while working closely with the PR team to ensure alignment

* Creating, coordinating and driving PR and storytelling efforts for VR content, partners content and the brand

* Developing PR schedules, creating content, collaborating with numerous partners across the globe

* Developing schedules and managing executive visibility opportunities and award submissions

* Overall event support, as needed.

* Drive the VR industry forward with compelling storytelling, thought leadership and teamwork.

* Collaborate with internal and external partners to evangelize the brand and secure positive and consistent media coverage

* Develop and execute against ideas to drive awareness and demand for the brand.

* Elevate the company's profile by developing a bench of spokespeople, managing media relationships, and acting as a spokesperson when appropriate.

* Identify events and speaking opportunities to showcase HTC's brand and thought leaders.

What you bring to the role:

Experience must include relevant category experience, a demonstrable track record at strategic communications, strong media relationships with top-tier outlets/reporters, and the ability to forge new and lasting media relationships.

The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, organized, independently motivated, proactive, have strong storytelling skills, possess excellent writing skills, have consistent follow-through, have a strong desire to operate within a team environment, and be willing to pitch in when- and where- ever needed.

The position provides the opportunity to interact with a wide array of people within the company and will require a \"start-up\" mentality to be successful.

Other qualifications include:

* BA/BS degree in journalism, public relations, English, or related discipline required

* Minimum 6 - 8 years of corporate communications and storytelling experience in an international organization, preferably high tech. Startup experience is a plus.

* Ability to write, edit, and disseminate press releases, media statements, and other external communications

* Familiarity with Virtual Reality and/or Mixed Reality and/or other relevant technologies

* Strong cross-team collaboration; ability to influence cross-organizationally and at the executive level

* A sense of urgency, unrelenting attention to detail, and a strong need for excellence

* Puts the customer at the center (internal & external)

* Strong listener and solution finder with a sense of pride to go above and beyond

* Strong organizational and project management skills

* Creative, positive, and high-energy individual with hands-on mentality and excitement for new technologies and emerging trends

* A proven history of building a network of media contacts

* Ability to build and drive strategy & execution


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