Consumer Tech PR Specialist

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


Consumer Tech PR Specialist

ABOUT US

Anker Innovations makes cool 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 several emerging consumer brands including 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 www.anker-in.com

What the media are saying about our products:

Ankeroffers the bestQuick Charge batterypacks 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

“In short, [Mars II projector] can go anywhere, show anything, and works really well…” TechCrunch

ABOUT THIS ROLE

We are looking for an awesome media expert to join our PR team in Seattle (Bellevue) and help build more awareness for our key products. This person would work with an equally awesome group of five other PR professionals in our Bellevue offices as well as our global PR and brand 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
  • Help us creatively stretch beyond product PR to think of ways to make our brands part of the media (and pop culture) conversation

Requirements

  • 3-4 years demonstrated experience pitching media
  • Experience not only building public relations plans, but identifying the right media influencers to tell a brand’s story
  • Strong relationships with US consumer and/or consumer tech media
  • Exceptional writing skills, with extensive experience writing media pitches, press releases and more
  • 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:

  • pitching media: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)