Vox Media employees thrive on innovation and change while ambitiously seeking to master their subject areas, hone their craft, and improve their communities. We help smart, talented, creative professionals make a meaningful impact in media, technology and the world around them. Vox Media s networks and businesses include SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode & Code Conferences, Polygon, Concert, Chorus, Vox Creative, Vox Entertainment, and the Vox Media Podcast Network. The Vox Media Communications team is looking for a driven and highly organized communications professional to join the company and oversee communications and PR for several of Vox Media s editorial networks. This position will report to Vox Media s Vice President of Communications and will be based in the company s New York City office. This role will work across several of the Vox Media editorial networks, and be responsible for developing and executing communications strategies, working closely with editorial leads and teams, developing communications plans to support goals and priorities for several editorial networks simultaneously, including the promotion of editorial products and content, and talent development and promotion, and contribute to managing an external PR agency on a day-to-day basis. The ideal candidate has a deep knowledge of, and interest in, Vox Media and our editorial networks which span news, tech, sports, food, business, gaming, and real estate/home topics, and the media industry and news cycle. What you'll do: Develop communications strategies to advance specific network goals and priority projects including announcements, talent and content promotion, product launches, speaking opportunities and events Lead development of strategies, and media relations and pitching efforts Work closely with editorial leadership to develop communications strategies and proactively identifying areas for progress Contribute to the preparation of select editorial talent for speaking opportunities and media interviews Contribute to development of creative internal communications strategies to promote editorial projects amongst Vox Media staff and identify opportunities for collaboration What you'll bring: Bachelor s Degree in a relevant field of study At least 5-7 years experience in public relations, communications or related field Experience developing robust communications strategies and plans Proven track record of pitching and securing coverage of editorial content and talent in print, online, audio and broadcast outlets Strong understanding of the subjects and content types that resonate best with different audiences and platforms. Strong understanding of how digital news circulates online and where and when Vox Media s editorial content, talent and news is relevant Experience working closely with editorial leaders and executives Strong verbal and written communication skills required. Extreme attention to details, including grammar and spelling, are a must Bonus points for: Show a strong interest and knowledge in a broad genre of media sources and platforms. You get your news and entertainment, on a variety of subjects, from a variety of sources and places Embraces teamwork and displays an enterprising attitude. You are excited to produce thoughtful, creative, well-organized, and high-quality work Able to work at a fast pace while managing multiple tasks and maintaining a professional attitude. You embrace change and are flexible as priorities and strategies shift You are confident and comfortable interacting with editorial leaders and executives to provide strategic counsel and feedback About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance. Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. 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