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Public Relations Specialist

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Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
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Western Digital®

 

The next big thing in data is you!

 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Support PR managers with core media relations functions including: materials development, planning, media outreach, monitoring, reporting, reviews and events
  • Collaborate and communicate with multiple cross-functional teams to align on content and campaigns
  • Proactively target, pitch, and secure media coverage for Western Digital
  • Support regional teams in providing content for media outreach
  • Identify trends within the media landscape, sharing them with the team and recommending pivot strategies based on these trends
  • Use metrics and analytics to build business case, provide insight
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 3+ years of public relations/media relations experience in a large company or an agency
  • Excellent writing, editing, communication and presentation skills. News writing knowledge and background
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Experience in media relations, including press material development, pitching regional and national outlets and PR planning
  • Demonstrated knowledge of traditional print and broadcast media at a national level as well as social/new media technology
  • Energetic, creative, positive and proactive. Works with a sense of urgency. Manages projects requiring the position to direct, lead, influence and negotiate with others
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced and collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work with a large number of stakeholders and manage deadlines on multiple projects
  • Represent the company appropriately to members of the media and other outside organizations
  • Provide clear direction to and gain cooperation from other internal staff or outside agencies involved in projects this position is responsible for managing
  • Strong analytical skills to make data-driven decisions. Deals with a variety of abstract and concrete variables
  • Intermediate skills in MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field


ABOUT WESTERN DIGITAL

 
The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.
 

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

 

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.

 

But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.

 

Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, and WD® brands.

 
Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.
 

Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

 

Federal and state laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you need any accommodation or assistance with our career site, please contact us at staffingsupport@wdc.com.


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