Careers — Arthur Ventures
Public Relations & Analyst Relations Manager at Ambassador
Royal Oak, MI, US
As the Public Relations and Analyst Relations Manager at Ambassador, you will lead our influencer relations efforts and position us as the thought leader in our evolving category. This person will have a very high degree of creative freedom and visibility, and to succeed must have national connections and broad experience, including media relations, PR, analyst relations, thought leadership, content creation, and relationship management.




RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

Proactively building meaningful relationships with appropriate external contacts, including analysts, editors, reporters, and freelancers
Identifying, planning and executing appropriate media relations plans and tactics to promote newsworthy items and position Ambassador as the thought leader in its category, leading to measurable coverage in targeted media outlets
Identifying, building relationships with, and managing all details related to briefings, inquiries, and other related interactions with analysts, with the goals of helping to define our category, positioning Ambassador as a thought leader, earning analyst recommendations, and working to get us included in original research
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERTISE

BA/BS
5+ years experience in media relations, PR, and analyst relations
B2B software experience
Background leading, designing, and implementing a strategic media and analyst relations infrastructure, including a sanctioned process, training, coverage monitoring, and metrics
Significant direct experience managing research analyst engagements
Experience working with the main analyst firms including Gartner, Forrester, and IDC
Successful track record developing productive relationships with analyst firms
Ability to understand business and technology issues and trends and translate them into effective analyst relations strategies, messaging, and competitive positioning
Creating media plans and coordinating communications activities
Pitching, securing, and managing media interviews, providing key messages and information to identified spokespersons, as well as on-site support for interviews
Writing superior quality, accurate news releases, backgrounders, corporate fact sheets, issue briefs, talking points, and other communications materials for use with external media
Managing media inquiry calls from local, regional, and national media outlets
Monitoring, tracking, and analyzing influencer relations performance
Excellent writer and communicator (in both the written and verbal form)
Extreme attention to detail, organized, and process focused
Excited to work in an entrepreneurial start-up environment
Self-motivated and willing to take initiative and ownership
Results focused
Compensation includes competitive base salary, stock options, health insurance, a 401k program and amazing co-workers!

Ambassador is the leading referral marketing automation platform for businesses of all sizes across the globe. The Software as a Service (SaaS) offering provides a robust and customizable solution for marketers seeking to leverage the power of their existing customers to generate new business. Founded in 2010, and proudly based in Metro Detroit, Ambassador is one of Michigan’s fastest growing tech startups. Ambassador is a growing team of ‘smart creatives’ who are passionate about creating and defining “Ambassador Marketing,” while helping to establish the best place to work in Michigan.