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A Peer-to-Peer Boating Community

PR Manager

$50k – $60k • No equity
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Boatsetter is the largest and fastest growing peer-to-peer boating community. We connect renters and owners all in one place; bridging the gap between those who have boats and those who want to use them! Boatsetter is not only making boating more accessible to everyone, we strive to bring positive change to the maritime industry. We are looking for an experienced strategic PR Manager to join the Marketing team at Boatsetter. This person will be primarily responsible for driving the relationship with the media, and making sure Boatsetter is getting the best coverage all year long.

In this role you will be responsible for…

Helping develop an overarching PR strategy and targeted plans based on Boatsetter’s business objectives
Crafting stories and tailoring them to focused audiences to deliver value and build affinity for Boatsetter
Managing internal resources to develop stories and key messages, pitch media, build and edit press materials, distribute news, monitor results and analyze coverage
Directing communications with enthusiast boating, mainstream, and technology outlets, in a fast-paced environment
Conducting media training, reviewing and approving external announcements
Working alongside with the SEO team to develop Boatsetter's link building strategy


What we’re looking for...

You are self-motivated, passionate about consumer technology and values-based communications issues, and possess a positive team-player attitude.
You have a successful track record of developing media strategies, identifying story angles and securing top tier coverage.
You have excellent written and verbal communications skills and detailed project management skills.
You are a self-starter who is dedicated, demonstrates creative and critical thinking abilities, and can confidently provide strategic points-of-view to team leads.
You should be able to handle multiple projects and thrive in a very dynamic, fast-paced environment.
You should have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
You are naturally curious and thrive on maintaining current knowledge of trends and the competitive landscape.
A minimum of 3 years experience in public relations, PR agency or corporate settings.
Bachelor's degree is preferred.

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