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PR Manager

Company: Yahoo!
Location: Myrtle Point
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love-from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news-with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.

A Little About Us:

Our PR team is charged with crafting interesting and insightful stories to inform and educate media, advertisers, partners, employees, and influencers about Yahoo.

A Lot About You:

With nearly 900M users, there are only a handful of companies in the world that work at our scale. You will be responsible for storytelling around the products, content, and platform. You will need to be enterprising, comfortable working on tight deadlines, and have a passion for creatively messaging complex concepts to a variety of audiences.

The PR Manager must be very familiar with the consumer, business tech media, and how to appeal to them. You will be responsible for producing product content (blog posts, bylines, etc.), announcement plans, and ideas that promote a steady flow of positive news for our products.

Most importantly, you must be a passionate storyteller, skilled writer, and strong copy editor. You will use the stories you craft along with our business partners for multiple purposes, including strategically pitching them to journalists. The ideal candidate will already have solid relationships with consumers, media, business, and tech reporters and editors. You will need to be collaborative, but also know how to lead.

Responsibilities:

* Devise a cohesive product PR strategy in partnership with key stakeholders


* Develop strong narratives around key topics


* Write and copy- edit blog posts, press releases, and other content


* Place needle-moving stories that aptly demonstrate Yahoo


* Develop relationships with key journalists


* Grow our consumer voice in a way that positively influences consumer, business, advertising, and technical communities


* Identify key publications and opportunities to showcase top talent in the company


* Work with teams to place spokespeople at priority speaking opportunities


* Leverage social media channels to extend reach of stories and messaging



Minimum Qualifications:

* 6-8+ years of media experience


* Proven record of placing and/or crafting stories with consumer angles


* Ability to extract salient information from multiple sources and synthesize narratives


* Creative, positive, and high-energy individual with an ability to execute


* Deep relationships with consumer and tech media


* Excellent writing and verbal communication skills


* Works well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment



Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events). Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

Keywords: Yahoo!, Medford , PR Manager, Advertising , Myrtle Point, Oregon

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