Public Relations Manager

San Diego
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< See all openings This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to lead all public relations efforts in a hyper-growth startup. ClickUp is an entirely content-led growth company, spending $0 on marketing and only growing from the viral nature of organic search and word of mouth. The product and our organic online presence have carried us from 0 to 100,000+ teams in under 2 years - and we're now one of the fastest growing software companies in the world.

In all things we do, we hate normal — in fact, we will diligently avoid normalcy in all of our marketing assets, collateral, and messaging. You will be in charge of ensuring brand consistency in terms of company statistics and public-facing information, refining PR messaging in different target customer verticals, persona, and geographic regions, and managing agencies, vendors and other third-party relationships.

Our product is unique in that it’s highly customizable - it can be used for use cases ranging from very simple to highly complex. It will be your job to work with analysts, bloggers and other thought leaders to ensure that ClickUp is on every appropriate list of industry leader. You will also be working alongside the CEO and Director of Marketing to develop a PR, social, content and event strategy that drives key business outcomes, including owning media relationships, preparing outreach materials, and securing coverage.
The Role
  • - Build relationships with local, national, and international media outlets to syndicate company news as well as evergreen stories.
  • - Maximize our investment in PR and analyst relations with innovative media exposure and thought leadership that will move ClickUp to the top of our space, resulting in unprecedented brand awareness.
  • - Ghostwrite for executive leadership to be placed on major websites and in social media, taking advantage of all high-value exposure opportunities. Sharpen and maintain voice guidelines as living documents.
  • - Create an awards calendar and ensure that ClickUp continues to rack up new honors from review sites such as Capterra and G2 Crowd.
  • - Lead the PR content creation process, including drafting and/or reviewing press releases, bylines, speaking subtracts, executive quotes, infographics, briefing sheets, and more.
  • - Identify key influencers that are reaching ClickUp buyers across verticals and develop and lead an engagement plan with them.
Qualifications
  • - Experienced PR manager with 5+ years of public relations and communications experience, preferably in a SaaS environment.
  • - Prolific writer with experience ghostwriting for executives for bylines and social media.
  • - Have close media contacts at top tier publications and online outlets (or know how to get their attention).
  • - Proven track record of executing public relations and communications campaigns, including event planning at the local and national levels.
  • - Experience in additional forms of PR outreach, including influencer relations, blogger outreach, podcast interview placement.
Desirable
  • - Power user with project management software and other productivity tools in order to understand the pain points of our customers.
  • - Ability to thrive in our fast-paced, ever-changing, and highly collaborative environment; and assisting in other marketing, customer support, and company activities as needed.
  • - Stay on top of industry trends by attending industry events, monitoring competitors and partner activity, reviewing customer feedback & market trends regularly.
  • - Eagerness to offer new ideas, both within and outside the purview of public relations.
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  • You resonate with ClickUp’s core values
  • You want to make a big impact
  • You consider yourself GREAT
  • You value working hard and working smart
  • You enjoy solving inefficiencies and are self-motivated
  • You enjoy a fast paced, high growth environment
  • You appreciate urgency over perfection
  • You love ClickUp

About You

If you love what you do and wake up excited, you'll fit right in!

Benefits

Just some of what we provide.
  • Opportunity to earn equity in fast growing company
  • New MacBook Pro
  • Health insurance (100% of premium paid)
  • Dental insurance (100% of premium paid)
  • Opportunity for cash bonuses
  • Commuter benefits
  • Team lunches each week
  • Unlimited snacks & drinks in office
  • Continued learning (Access to tons of paid courses)
  • Unlimited kombucha and cold brew on tap

Our Five Step Process

Our Five Step Process

Core values

01
Not only the best customer service in the industry, we provide the best customer service experience our clients have ever had.
Empower ourselves to fix problems and say YES.
02
Normal f*cking sucks.
03
Quick wins.
04
Work smarter AND harder.
05
Details matter.
06
Urgency and consistency.
07
Remember shit, create a system.
08
Grow 1% every day.
09
Random acts of kindness.

Life at ClickUp

San Francisco, San Diego, and across the globe.
Life at ClickUp
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