Public Relations Specialist

MavTek - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Looking for an opportunity to join a great, local success story that hasn't given up the agility and energy of its start-up DNA? MavTek is the trailblazing Montreal-based technology company you've haven't heard of until now. We're building the next generation of large-scale e-commerce, social media and video content delivery platforms, and yes, it's as much fun as it sounds!

We are looking for a media relationship builder and social media magic maker to grow our brand awareness and increase audience engagement. Reporting to the Director of Corporate Branding and Communications, you will bring your unique story telling abilities to promote and our vision on a local and global scale with a carefully targeted pitch to an engaging tweet and everything in between.

Responsibilities

Assist with external communications and media relations need in particular:
Develop and execute on corporate and product press, public relations and social media programs
Ensure all communication strategies are on-brand, on-message, relevant and effective for driving brand awareness and engagement
Responsible for the press asset development including press releases, media kits, bios, fact sheets and other press materials
Provide measurement reports on the current status of PR and social media efforts and ongoing recommendations to influence future PR strategy
Develop mange and expand and nurture relationships with media
Develop and direct annual press release schedule
Conceive and pitch targeted stories for press
Prepare media briefing material for executive press interviews including key messages, talking points quotes and coordinate interviews
Create strategy for social media calendar and manage social platforms including FaceBook, Twitter and LinkedIn to drive brand loyalty and new candidates
Manage the execution of day to day social media activity including calendar and tracking comments

What you will bring:
Degree in communications, Journalism or Marketing
2+ years experience in media relations and social media role
Advanced writing skills with proven ability to create content that is clear and consistent
Ability to translate strategy into action

What we offer:
A highly innovative and collaborative work environment
Competitive vacation packages
Competitive salary
Complimentary breakfast and lunch
Flex hours, summer hours
Video gaming, Ping-Pong and Foosball
New modern offices
Renowned corporate events
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