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Public Relations Manager

Company: Lytx
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Innovation Lives Here

You go all in no matter what you do, and so do we. You want to use your powers for good, and that's exactly what we do at Lytx -. Our team is made up of hungry, humble, and capable people who are making a difference every day with technology that helps save lives each year.

Why Lytx:

You have a passion for communication. You love crafting compelling stories, inspiring change and shaping brands. You thrive in a high-growth, dynamic environment and relish the opportunity to help define the future. Then, this is the role for you! As a Public Relations (PR) Manager, you will lead Lytx's public relations function, defining and executing our PR strategy, while ensuring our brand values are tangibly expressed across corporate identity and marketing initiatives.

Lead by identifying trends and defining standards; excel by breaking them when they become irrelevant. Demonstrate your talents and experience in public relations, messaging frameworks, copy development and brand strategy to collaborate with leaders and agency partners to break new ground in storytelling and brand experiences through a diverse set of initiatives, client stories, creative, and media.

What you'll do:

  • Develop strategic PR plans, activities, releases and media outreach plans, in partnership with the PR agency, to generate interest, awareness, thought leadership and cohesive media attention for Lytx
  • Build and execute, with agency support, the Lytx PR outreach program that develops relationships with world-class reporters and influencers for the purpose of delivering positive coverage and improved influencer perceptions
  • Lead PR agencies to ensure relationships are optimized and fully productive, managing budgets, advising strategy and serving as gatekeeper to key Lytx thought leaders
  • Develop and maintain the Lytx Speaker's Bureau, supervising speaking opportunities at industry events; crafting and submitting compelling abstracts; managing the timeframes and requirements for awarded opportunities and helping spokespeople prepare messaging and content
  • Identify thought leadership opportunities (conferences, speaking engagements, trade associations, etc.) for executive team and key employees, and coordinate these events
  • Supervise media and social media for relevant stories and provide timely recommendations on potential media response from the company; as appropriate, help craft messaging for sales team to use
  • Establish and manage analyst relations (AR) program with initial focus on industry analysts
  • Provide reporting to drive communications and PR effectiveness in close coordination with agency partners
  • Partner with human capital to ensure aligned and consistent messaging that enhances brand reputation across internal communications
  • Perform duties assigned

    What you need:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Master's degree preferred
  • 8+ years of messaging strategy development, public relations and corporate communications experience, including internal and executive communications, media relations, and community relations
  • Solid performance history of identifying communication opportunities and developing and leading communication strategy and execution for external communications with outstanding communication practices
  • Considerable experience in organizing, planning, and executing large-scale communications plans, events and projects
  • Considerable experience driving highly effective media relations
  • Outstanding verbal, written and visual communications skills, including exceptional skills in storytelling, speech writing, superior editing and proofreading abilities
  • Consistent track record of working with and effectively influencing senior leadership
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills with a track record to lead, motivate and empower peers and across functions to cultivate and maintain relationships with a broad array of employees and constituents
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently in a multidimensional environment in a rapidly growing, dynamic environment
  • Highly flexible and agile and can quickly adapt to new developments and constantly evolving situations

    Lytx is powered by cutting-edge technology and Happy People. You want your work to make a positive impact in the world, and that's what we do at Lytx. We're a diverse team of hungry, humble and capable people united to make a difference. Together, we help save lives on our roadways.

    Find out how good it feels to be a part of an inclusive, collaborative team. We're committed to delivering an environment where everyone feels valued, included and supported to do their best work and share their voices.

    Lytx, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and maintains a drug-free workplace. We're committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. EOE/M/F/Disabled/Vet.

Keywords: Lytx, San Diego , Public Relations Manager, Advertising , San Diego, California

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