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Public Relations Manager

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Marketing

Ref #:

201701718
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Description

The Public Relations Manager will be primarily responsible for executing our Industry Public Relations program, with the goal of generating positive publicity for Kronos across different industries including financials services, healthcare, logistics, manufacturing, public sector, and retail.

• Formulate and execute plans to support a variety of industry-specific public relations campaigns
• Work closely with marketing managers, creative teams, writers, and external PR resources to develop creative and integrated programs to support product launches, campaigns, events, and thought leadership
• Generate steady volume of press releases, pitches, and articles that support Kronos solutions for its enterprise and small and midsize business customers
• Manage industry-specific speaking and awards programs, with a focus on driving award and speaking submissions that promote innovation and workforce management thought leadership
• Serve as information source for media contacts requesting data and insights
• Coach spokespeople and staff media interviews; provide strategic PR counseling to internal clients
• Drive media strategy for news announcements
• Take lead with PR agency to proactively identify trends and pitch ideas that generate media coverage
• Identify metrics and measure success of product PR activities

Qualifications

• 3-5 years of experience required, with a minimum of 2 years spent at a tech PR agency preferably working with clients that deliver cloud software solutions
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism/public relations/communications field required
• Experience in media relations, spokesperson training, and program execution required, with PR agency experience preferred
• Strong business writing skill is required
• Success representing public relations on cross-functional teams developing strategies and tactics for integrated marketing plans
• Demonstrated analytical and conceptual problem-solving ability
• Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent organizational abilities, and high attention to detail
• Creativity, desire for results, proficiency in multi-tasking, and finesse working with diverse internal clients
• Industry specific knowledge in financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector, or retail is desired but not mandatory

Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite. 

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. 

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.