Job type full-time
Full job description
Soci is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the country, ranking in the top tier of inc 5000’s fastest growing companies in america list for the last 4 years in a rowThe builder of an award-winning enterprise saas marketing platform, and one of forbes’ best startup employers, soci boasts hundreds of the world’s largest brands as its customersThe soci platform specifically solves complicated marketing and workflow problems for national and global multi-location brands that want to scale and optimize their presence across search, social, reviews, listening, ads, bots, and moreAs the largest localized marketing platform in the world, soci makes the impossible possible by enabling top brands and their locations to strengthen and scale their digital presence across limitless locations.
Our accolades include:
Recently closed a series d investment round of $80 million, led by jmi equity
Inc5000 honoree four years in a row for fastest growing companies in america
Entrepreneur magazine’s #1 marketing provider for franchises, and top provider three years in a row
Front runner for gartner’s softwareadvice.com in reputation management & brand management
Top 200 rank on financial times the americas’ fastest growing companies two years in a row
Forbes america’s best startup employers
Soci is looking for a pr manager who will be responsible for developing, implementing, and measuring the success of a public relations program that builds momentum for a growing company and promotes the strong positioning of the soci brandAs a key member of the communications and branding team, the pr communications manager will scale communications with a unified voice to relevant media outlets in order to increase soci’s public, industry, and executive profiles by developing and effectively executing on strategies that align with brand and corporate objectivesThis role works closely with key stakeholders across the company to execute and prove the success of pr strategies.
Your responsibilities will include:
Manage soci’s public relations efforts, including writing and editing press releases, byline articles, pitches, award submissions, and related content.
Manage third-party pr agency and other external partnerships to fully leverage media relationships and expertise.
Contribute pr and social content to soci’s editorial calendar.
Monitor press coverage and publishing coverage reports to share internally to drive awareness of our pr program`s success.
Create and execute executive profile building strategies for key execs., including ceo, cmo, and cto.
Identify key sov metrics for different industry and competitor terms, and grow soci’s sov through the regular placement of organic content.
Own and update the press release and in the news sections of the website.
Create proactive newsjacking engagements with key publications to help position soci as an industry leader.
Manage our media coverage tool, and provide monthly reporting to key stakeholders on the progress and success of the pr program.
Coordinate media interest in soci, conduct proactive, regular contact with target media, and ensure prompt response to media requests.
Leverage existing campaigns and content assets to create a steady drumbeat of soci news.
Develop key relationships with both industry and vertical publications to leverage existing soci content as byline opportunities to increase organic placements.
Build out an influencer relations program for sociIdentify key influencers, develop relationship building and eventually co-marketing plans, and find ways of measuring that make the most sense for overall business goals.
Act as soci’s representative with the media.
Support the efforts of a tiered analyst relations program to ensure proactive and results-oriented communication with all analysts who cover soci’s products and servicesThis includes facilitating the ar program, which will be driven by product marketing, which aims to deepen our relationship with key analysts from top firms through high-touch activities as well as paid engagements targeted at 1st and 2nd tier analysts.
Role requirements include:
Bachelor`s degree, or equivalent experience, in communications, marketing, journalism, public relations or comparable field
2+ years` experience in public relations
Clear, strong, detailed writer a mustPlus the ability to write in different formats - e.gA social media post to a byline, experience writing in different voices, and creating content under tight deadlines.
Proven experience building communication strategies as well as the ability to improve processes and organizational structure.
Comfort and familiarity with a fast-paced environment.
Relationship builder; dynamic, proactive, respected; good listener; values input and stimulates candid dialogue; positive demeanor and a sense of humor.
A reputation as an organized self-starterThe right person will also be adept at working in a team environment to define new processes and policies.
A strong technical mind with the ability to quickly extract, synthesize, and relay key information from multiple sources without becoming overwhelmed.
Excellent understanding of modern pr, ar, and social media strategies along with demonstrated success in implementing these techniques.
Why work for soci?
We are a fast-growing, award-winning tech company with offices in san diego and austin, texas.
We have amazing customers (sportclips, anytime fitness, ace hardware, etc.) who love our platformCheck us out on g2, capterra, or trustpilot.
Our culture – everyone is held to the highest standards, but we make sure to have fun, too.
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits.
Opportunity to make a difference and implement your ideas.
Work directly with soci executives and advisors.
Be a part of something you believe in - where you can really make an impact.
What`s soci`s culture like?
Led by a team of industry experts, soci is leading the pack in localized marketing for multi-location brandsOur passionate team of socialites work from home or in our office locations in both san diego, ca and austin, txWe offer flexible pto, comprehensive health & benefits packages, 401k and matching (amongst many other perks)Every new team member is equipped with a macbook laptop, tech accessories & soci swagWe are a fast-paced, agile environment where thought leadership and input is encouragedIf you are looking for a place where you can come and make a difference in the way enterprise organizations utilize social technology, then soci is for you.
Soci is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employerAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law