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Communications/PR Specialist in Residence

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About the Opportunity:
We are seeking an experienced, highly talented, and entrepreneurial problem solver to join our team as a Communications Lead in Residence. This is an exceptional opportunity to apply your passions to a hands-on role in communications, marketing and PR. The Communications Lead in Residence will be the vital conduit between our business and the external community and most importantly our portfolio companies. Your biggest impact will be helping to set and execute a communications and public relations strategy for our portfolio companies in relation to Prototype Capital. Your skills are critical to the business because you communicate exceptionally well, are on the cutting edge of what’s next, and are deeply connected to the people, places, and organizations making impact. This role will work closely with the Partnership team to oversee all aspects of building and nurturing our brand and the team’s presence in the market.

Your primary responsibilities will include:
-Manage all media and influencer outreach and opportunities on behalf of Prototype Capital and required portfolio companies
-Lead the communications planning, pitching and execution of online/offline initiatives
-Support the creative development of digital marketing and creative projects
-Support portfolio engagements with writing and editorial skills
-Serve as the PR point of contact to handle all communication related inquiries
-Secure opportunities for the team to present at key conferences and industry events
-Secure quality coverages from top-tier media outlets, online and in print
-Produce high quality press releases for events, portfolio engagements, and financings
-Work closely with design team to manage Prototype Capital and its portfolios social media accounts and blogs
-Quantitatively and qualitatively measure the performance of PR efforts

About You:
We are looking for a trusted communications lead who is ready to tackle the next step in their career. Someone who is driven and resourceful. A storyteller who loves to write and enjoys leading PR and social media efforts. You are a natural and proactive problem solver and never let anything fall through the cracks. You are extremely detailed oriented and are comfortable navigating ambiguity and balancing priorities. You use impeccable discretion with sensitive company and personal information. Your sense of presence, urgency and excellent organizational skills keep you, and therefore leadership company, one step ahead of the game.

Some stuff you’re good at, and the extraordinary...
-Experience working as a communications and public relations expert
-Demonstrated experience creating content, writing press releases, generating interest
-Expertise building followers and engagement across social media channels
-Well connected in the medias covering startup, technology, and venture capital space
-Competency with social media management platforms and tools
-Passion for startups with a perspective on the entrepreneurial ecosystem
-Genuine curiosities in art, science, design, technology and culture
-Good at responding to the last-minute opportunities
-Excited to reach out to industry influencers
-Knows no job is too small if it will lead to success
-Proud of being able to wear a few hats
-Good at organizing and prioritizing
-Photoshop/InDesign and photography skills a plus

Prototype Capital at a glance

We fund and found lasting businesses around revolutionary products

Prototype Capital focuses on SaaS, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Venture Capital. Their company has offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at http://prototype.capital or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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