Sr. Manager, Public Relations
issuu - Palo Alto, CA

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As Senior Manager, Public Relations at Issuu, you will be key part of a small, innovative, global marketing team. You will be focused on developing brand awareness and securing national consumer and trade-targeted press for Issuu. You will have a direct and immediate impact on our global success. We’re looking for candidates who love what they do, are agile, productive, focused, and oh yes…FUN.

Responsibilities include:

• Develop and implement strategic Public Relations programs to achieve a significant growth in brand awareness, traffic and affinity
• Identify key media targets
• Develop a regular calendar of compelling and marketable story angles
• Cultivate relationships with key business journalists in national and trade publications
• Pitch stories to both national and local media. Achieve highest visibility for in print, broadcast, TV and online media outlets
• Write clear and compelling pitch letters, press releases and by-lined articles
• Identify media trends, news cycles and spin opportunities
• Proactively develop and manage editorial calendars
• Measure, analyze and report performance of PR programs
• Manage budgets and campaign ROI
• Social media management and coordination including:
o Daily posts/tweets
o Coordinating the marketing calendar online activity
o Tracking social media influence measurement
o Partnering with marketing and other team members to ensure messaging and brand consistency across multiple network

Ideal candidates will possess most or all of the following qualifications:

• 3-5 years relevant experience in public relations and communications
• Strong network of both national business/trade and consumer media contacts
• Established relationships with general business, consumer and entertainment trade press/analyst/blogger communities
• Proven successes in both traditional and interactive PR channels
• Acute sense of judgment, tact and diplomacy
• A strong -sense of teamwork and ability to both manage AND execute programs
• Knowledge of international publications and opportunities is a plus
• Posses excellent written and oral communication skills (including proof reading)
• Ability to work cross-functionally with and international team of marketers, product designers, data scientists on two continents
• Self starter who possesses time management and prioritization skills
• BS /BA Degree in journalism, marketing or new media

Skills and other pluses:

• Avid consumer of news, politics, entertainment and pop culture
• Voracious reader of books, news and magazines
• Strong New York press contacts


• Competitive compensation package
• A sleek mac and a pretty sweet desk setup
• You’ll be a part of Issuu, an amazing place with room for parents, vegetarians, geeks, weirdos and the occasional normal person
• Walking distance to the Cal-train and monthly passes for public transportation, or parking
• Catered lunches, team events, and a real opportunity to do something big

About Issuu
Issuu is the leading digital publishing platform delivering exceptional reading experiences of magazines, catalogs, and newspapers. Millions of people have uploaded their best publications to create beautiful digital editions. Each month we serve over 6 billion page views and 60 million users through our worldwide network.