Job Description - Technology & Product Communications Leader - (Remote) in Reston
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Technology & Product Communications Leader - (Remote)

Ref: US_EN_6_971578_1452423

Posted 7 days ago

Modis is seeking a Technology and Product Communications Leader for a corporation in the transportation sector, specifically the electric vehicle industry.  This person will play a key role in leading all press relations related to technology advancements and product actions to generate maximum positive impact! The Technology & Product Communications Leader will work closely with the Head of Communications to ensure all relevant Key Performance Initiatives (KPIs) are properly tracked, measured, reported, and achieved. This is a long-term contract opportunity with no end date offering a great work-life balance, competitive pay and solid benefits including 401K, Medical Insurance, Life Insurance and PTO.

Key initiatives include:

  • Develop technology and product education programs and initiatives to inform media and key external audiences where appropriate through briefings, tours, and background information sessions.
  • Develop strong relationships with media, industry analysts and influencers on our technologies and products.
  • Develop content and other types of materials including strategic communications plans, news releases, messaging documents, talking points, speeches, fact sheets etc.
  • Lead the development & implementation of communications strategies for technology and products aligned with the company’s goals, objective & strategies.
  • Help manage media strategies for technology and product news across channels – traditional, digital, social media
  • Provide guidance and leadership to the social media strategic plan while developing newsworthy technology and product content to help drive effective media engagement.
  • Specialized Skills Required:

  • Consistently produce high quality internal and external technology and product content to support communications efforts
  • Lead the development of press releases, visuals, executive level assets, presentations and additional collateral
  • Maintain and improve upon owned and shared media assets, including media site, visuals, presentations, and supporting collateral
  • Demonstrate tactical proficiency in media relations, forming relationships with relevant media and driving earned media results
  • Lead efforts to achieve media coverage on technological and product advancements by the company
  • Spearhead development of collateral materials to assist in preparing executive-level media interview opportunities
  • Experience Required:

  • 5-10 years of Communications or Public Relations experience at an agency, in-house at a corporation or association or journalism experience preferred, but not required
  • Bachelor Degree with emphasis in journalism, public relations or communications preferred, but not required
  • Experience in technology, green tech and/or automotive industries preferred, but not required
  • Professional experience in public relations, communications or journalism - preferred
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