3 Nov 2015

Full-Time VP Communications / PR

Makers – Posted by Makers.doBerlin, Berlin, Deutschland

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Job Description

Passionate about communication and startups? We are looking for a VP Communications to support our incubators core team. Makers is a next-generation incubator with its roots in Berlin. Our vision is to build fast growing tech companies. The formula is simple but powerful. We team up with outstanding founder personalities and support them in the first year of the company foundation with funding and our team of talents. Iconpeak and Cashboard are two of the eight companies Makers has launched in the last two years since it started. You will be directing Makers communication strategy and supporting our portfolio ventures to build their public identity.

As VP Communications you will:

Develop and implement PR and communication strategies for Makers and our ventures
Enable and mentor our ventures in setting up effective communication strategies and in the execution of campaigns to increase brand awareness
Develop creative and target-oriented marketing content with SEO, infographics, editors, etc.
Responsible for collecting relevant information in order to keep up to date with current industry trends and competitors’ strategies
Create high quality media material and release and manage relevant media, press relations and internal communications
Closely communicate and network with our ventures as well as with journalists and other industry multiplicators
Track and monitor media coverage relating to Makers and its ventures

Your profile:

At least 2 years work experience in a similar position in a PR agency, VC or startup
You build and maintain strong relationships worldwide with journalists, PR professionals and other industry multiplicators
You have a strong affinity to developing content marketing strategies and measuring their performance to ensure successful campaigns
Your are very creative and open when it comes to PR and communication strategies and proactively bring in your own ideas
You have a long and short term strategic mindset and want to help building successful products that people love
You have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working with and advising entrepreneurs
You have entrepreneurial drive and can achieve ambitious goals in a fast paced environment
You have a hands-on approach to everything you do
Furthermore, you have excellent written and verbal German and English skills

Offers and benefits:

Responsibility, autonomy and the freedom to grow professionally with the company and the team right from the beginning.
The opportunity to establish a network in the Berlin startup scene.
Personal training sessions and individually-tailored objectives.
Weekly team events and BBQs on the rooftop terrace of our office in central Mitte.
Competitive remuneration package.

Job Categories: Marketing / PR. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: communication, content, journalism, kommunikation, pr, and social media.

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