SideCar (side.cr) Public Relations/Social Media Manager
SideCar ( www.side.cr ) is the instant rideshare leader and we’re growing at lightning speed. Since February 2012, we’ve instantly connected people who need rides with people who have extra seats in their car over 100,000 times. SideCar operates in San Francisco and Seattle. We’re looking for a Public Relations/Social Media Manager to take SideCar’s story to new markets nationwide.
Local Candidates Only
The Public Relations/Social Media Manager will report to the Head of Communications, SideCar HQ San Francisco, CA. Your responsibilities include:
Create public relations materials including pitches, fact sheets, bios, FAQs, press releases, bylined articles, infographics and testimonials
Serve as a point person for media coordinating interviews for company executives and driver/rider community
Develop and maintain communications databases and spreadsheets including media lists, press coverage reports, editorial calendars and speaking and award programs. Write killer submissions for company executives
Manage all social channels including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube & Google +, developing strategy, publishing content, driving engagement and reporting on performance
Manage editorial strategy and execution for company blog and email
Spearhead online influencer campaigns including blogger communications, programs and events
Act as brand PR ambassador and spokesperson as needed
Five years related consumer public relations work experience with 2-3 years driving social media strategy in-house or at an agency
Proven experience with web content management systems and tools
Demonstrated success in social media and online community building
Motivated, enthusiastic self-starter able to complete tasks with minimal supervision
Strong communications skills (both verbal and written) are a must
Ability to learn and develop with a dynamic, growing company and industry
Startup and entrepreneurial experience is a plus
Bachelor’s degree in related field
Compensation & Perks
Full time salary negotiable based on experience
SideCar credits galore!
SideCar is the pioneering instant ridesharing platform. The SideCar smartphone app connects people in the community who need rides with local, vetted drivers willing to provide them with rides, using their own vehicles. In lieu of fare, we operate on a voluntary contribute-what-you-want system.
SideCar has received over $10MM in funding from investors including Lightspeed Venture Partners and Google Ventures. SideCar is located in downtown San Francisco.
SideCar - 11 months ago