Consumer Tech PR Manager

Anker Innovations - Bellevue, WA (30+ days ago)


ABOUT US

Anker Innovationsmakescool consumer products for the home, car and on-the-go. We have over 1000 employees in the US, China, Japan and Middle East, and are expanding into Europe and LATAM. In addition to being the world’s leader in consumer charging products, Anker Innovations is made up of many well-known consumer brands such as Soundcore, which makes some of the world’s best-selling headphones and speakers; and Eufy which makes one of the world’s most popular lines of Robotic vacuums. You can learn more about our various consumer brands and products at anker.com

What the media are saying about our products:

Anker offers the best Quick Charge battery packs you can buy…” -- Business Insider

“This robot vacuum is perfect for pet owners…” -- USA Today

“An elegant looking set of over-ear headphones that looks to rival much more expensive products…” -- Digital Trends

ABOUT THIS ROLE

We are looking for an awesome consumer tech media expert to join our global PR team in Seattle (Bellevue) and help build more awareness for (and coverage of) our key products. This person would work with an equally awesome group of Bellevue-PR professionals and our global teams.

Key parts of the job:

  • Access to unlimited gadgetry and cool products
  • Help secure great tech and consumer media coverage for our products
  • Help manage major consumer events, media tours and product launches
  • And creatively stretch beyond product PR to think of actionable ways to make our brands part of the media conversation

Requirements

  • 4-6 years demonstrated consumer PR experience
  • Must have STRONG national media relationships
  • Able to pitch products across multiple categories – Audio, home entertainment, charging and smart driving
  • Team player that embraces late-stage startup life (sometimes, we all have to roll up our sleeves to get a project done).
  • Demonstrated success in implementing large scale PR campaigns that target different types of demographics
  • Ability to think both strategically and creatively
  • Strong writing skills that combine creativity, technical acumen and brevity
  • A keen sense of comfort in fast-moving, ambiguity
  • A natural educator who can sell ideas into those non-PR types
  • Comfortable with merchandising PR results for internal stakeholders
  • Ability to travel 20% of the time (including international)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Marketing, or something else that’s just really cool ;)

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid vacation & sick leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • PPO Medical Plans
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • 401K Retirement Plan

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • consumer PR: 4 years

Education:

  • Bachelor's

Location:

  • Bellevue, WA