Vimeo is looking for a seasoned PR professional to head up communications. This role will be responsible for driving communications strategies that amplify Vimeo’s unique product and brand positioning.
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 closely with the CEO, CMO, and Brand Marketing to devise long term PR needs.
What you’ll do:
- Provide high-level strategic communications support to the CEO, CMO and the Vimeo leadership team
- Drive and execute communications strategies and messaging that support Vimeo’s business goals to key audiences
- Support key executives 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
- Partner with IAC Corporate Communications to ensure consistencies and maximize results
Skills and 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
- 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 70 million members in over 150 countries, Vimeo is the world’s largest ad-free open video platform, providing powerful tools to host, share and sell videos in the highest quality possible. Vimeo is based in New York City, with additional offices in Europe and India. Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at www.vimeo.com.