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Outreach Project Manager

Company: Wolfram
Location: Champaign
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram-Alpha and the Wolfram Language, is seeking a highly organized and motivated individual to join the Public Relations department as an Outreach Project Manager.
The Public Relations department focuses on distributing company messaging through traditional, social and emerging media; increasing awareness of Wolfram brands; and encouraging the use of Wolfram products. This position in particular will afford the opportunity to shape and craft messaging for media outlets in the form of press releases, story pitches and fact sheets. Wolfram is currently positioned to have a number of announcements and outreach opportunities for the right candidate to have an impact on.
Responsibilities
Coordinating a wide variety of PR projects, including traditional media, social media and livestreams
Assisting with researching media mentions of technology companies, trends and updates and recommending courses of action based on this information
Assisting with identifying opportunities in the news cycle to insert Wolfram brands and technology into the media through creative storytelling and narratives
Assisting with reviewing media contacts to build and maintain relevant outreach lists by coverage area or outlet type
Coordinating brainstorming sessions for general PR efforts, including traditional media, news and social websites, forums, and other mediums
Preparing agendas for meetings and assisting with meeting coordination as needed
Greeting live users, moderating live chats and following user comments on digital platforms for online success
Maintaining a list of livestream events and coordinating the content necessary for each event
Providing weekly and monthly reports about our media content channels
Qualifications
Ability to prioritize tasks and take initiative
Entrepreneurial mindset, the ability to learn quickly, adaptability and creativity
Interest or experience in marketing, communications and media in the tech industry
Understanding of news cycles and blog economies as an observer and a consumer
Interest in learning how to capitalize on media engagement to further the PR team's goals is a plus
Familiarity with Mathematica, the Wolfram Language and/or Wolfram-Alpha is preferred
Basic understanding of HTML and WordPress for minor text changes and livestream notetaking/recordkeeping
Ability to track and enter information for forms that use the Wolfram Language for content creation (used in websites, livestreams and project tickets)
Location: Champaign, Illinois, or remote
Wolfram is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at its company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Wolfram, Champaign , Outreach Project Manager, Executive , Champaign, Illinois

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