Public Relations Manager

| Greater Boulder Area

Who We Are

Founded in 2010 and based in Boulder, CO, Sphero’s ongoing mission is to inspire tomorrow’s creators. We’re available in 80+ countries around the globe and have sold more than one million robots to date… and counting. Touted as “the best day of school” for kids, we aim to be all that and more as we continue to explore new technologies in the realm of creative play. We firmly believe that play is a powerful teacher, and as long as we're sparking imaginations around the world, we’ll keep fueling that fire.

At Sphero, you can do the work you love, be yourself, and take fun seriously.

 

What You Will Do

As our PR Manager, you will build an exciting PR strategy with our partners around the globe and help make Sphero a household name.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, manage and support activities with our national and international PR teams. (Currently US, AU, UK - expanding in 2020 to Japan, Nordics)

  • Drive execution of an ongoing PR plan that aligns with product launches, brand partnerships and thought leadership initiatives.

  • Ensure the ongoing delivery of our brand story and all strategic marketing initiatives to support global growth, exposure and positioning.

  • Nurture relationships with media, influencers, and thought-leaders across all areas.

  • Facilitate execution of strategic PR plans: i.e. media, consumer events, writing drafts of press releases, distribution of review units, award submissions, internal communications pieces, and media preparation documents.

  • Identifying Key influencers and organize + manage cost-efficient, targeted influencer campaigns.

  • Conduct research and make decisions about national and international industry speaking / thought leadership opportunities.

  • Develop an ongoing PR news engine that aligns with product launches and brand partnerships.

Experience / Attributes We’d Like You To Have:

  • 4-6 years experience in a public relations or marketing role.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications or related field.

  • Personable, resourceful and a natural ambassador.

  • Collaborative, team-oriented work style.

  • Captivating oral and written copy skills – concise, interesting and funny.

  • Valid passport with a willingness to travel both domestically and internationally.

  • Ability to travel ~30% (~20% national and ~10% international).

This is your opportunity to lead part of the robot revolution with a fast-paced, innovative team that is changing the world of play and learning. If you're interested in joining the team, please send us your resume and a cover letter detailing why you’d be a good fit for the Sphero team. If you have a presence on the web, rap sheet, write a blog, or practice another craft, we’d love to hear about it.

Sphero offers an exciting work environment, and a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; 100% paid health, dental, and vision insurance; stock options; and many other perks such as a wellness reimbursement, cell phone benefit, a fully stocked kitchen, and catered lunches on Fridays.

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