Vimeo is looking for a seasoned PR professional to head up communications for Vimeo. This role will report into Vimeo’s Chief Marketing Officer and be responsible for driving communications strategies – both externally and internally – that amplify Vimeo’s unique product and brand positioning through all facets of communications.
A strategic mindset with the ability to plan six months out, along with strong leadership, writing and relationship-building skills are absolute musts. You should also possess the ability to collaborate with and lead a room of business and product executives.
The Director will oversee at least one direct report, while also working with the CMO to devise long term PR agency needs.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
- Provide high level strategic communications support to the Chief Marketing Officer and the Vimeo leadership team
- Drive and execute communications strategies and messaging – both internally and externally – that support Vimeo’s business goals to key audiences
- Partner across the company to build and strengthen internal communications to help drive employee engagement and culture and enhance the brand. Oversee internal announcements and internal newsletters
- Support key executives – including Vimeo’s CEO and other approved spokespeople – with media interviews and speaking engagements
- Write press materials, including messaging documents, press releases, briefing sheets and provide campaign wrap-up reports for announcements
- Work closely with multiple product and engineering leads to search out the best stories in the company and identify opportunities to tell them
- Foster and build relationships with top tier reporters/influencers, conferences and outlets; this role demands active engagement with media and influencers
- Manage departmental budget and vendor relationships
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE YOU SHOULD POSSESS:
- BA/BS degree required
- Minimum of 8+ years of PR experience – consumer / product / tech industry strongly preferred
- Strategic thinker with the ability to work in a fast paced environment
- Creative, positive, and high-energy individual with an ability to execute flawlessly
- Highly articulate, crystal clear verbal and written communication skills, with a passion for delivering complex messages in simple, understandable ways
- Insane attention to detail; typos should give you heart palpitations
- Self-starter able to prioritize and manage multiple projects on different timelines
- Deep relationships with business, tech and trade media
- Experience handling multiple projects and stakeholders
Vimeo empowers video creators to tell exceptional stories and connect with their audiences and communities. Home to more than 60 million members in over 150 countries, Vimeo is the world’s largest ad-free open video platform and provides powerful tools to host, share and sell videos in the highest quality possible. Founded in 2004 and based in New York City, Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at www.vimeo.com.