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Mar 23rd, 2022

Public Relations & Communications Specialist

Full Time

Rescale (@rescaleinc) is the leading hybrid cloud platform delivering intelligent computing for digital R&D, and enabling more than 300 customers from startups to Fortune 50 enterprises to accelerate design cycles and time to market. Founded by former Boeing aerospace engineers, Rescale gives research scientists and engineers the ability to automate their workflows across simulation and artificial intelligence applications, fully automated and performance optimized against the best high performance computing architectures.  Using Rescale, industry leaders are accelerating new chip designs, enabling computational drug discovery, powering the design of new rockets and supersonic jets, and building a sustainable energy future.  We are looking for a talented, driven, and self-motivated public relations specialist to support Rescale external communication programs and marketing in showcasing Rescale’s vision, technologies, products, and values to the world.

At Rescale, this means you will work on and impact:

  • Support the development of communications strategies that connect with science, engineering, and technology professionals
  • Work as an individual as well as with a PR agency to pitch and place articles and bylines in key media outlets
  • Build, maintain and leverage network of relationships with relevant publications, media organizations, influencers, industry associations and other influential outlets to identify unique opportunities for brand integration
  • Write and coordinate press releases and other media materials, briefing sheets, Q&As, award submissions, bylines, op-eds, briefing documents, blogs, social posts, partner approvals, talking points, newsletter content, and other external facing materials
  • Create and manage social media strategy and posts, work with design team to create compelling graphics
  • Identify opportunities to tap into trending news stories, including relevant news, trends, thought leadership, academic research and customer news 
  • Find and track conference submissions, develop presentation abstracts, speaker biographies, event presentations, speeches, and other company communications as needed
  • Establish measurement and reporting on key brand visibility metrics, including media impressions, news/content placements, backlinks, social media engagements, pr/comms-generated web traffic, etc.
  • Liaison with global team PR efforts on all initiatives, reporting back locally and maintaining strong company-wide relationships to ensure alignment
  • Develop and maintain communications calendar, including key PR activations, references, goals, and deadlines, ensuring alignment with business goals and cross-department teams
  • Spearhead comprehensive reporting for initiatives, launches, editorial and events
  • Partner with cross-functional teams in marketing, product, partners, sales, people, and the executive team to build compelling and media-worthy stories to increase Rescale brand awareness
  • Monitor inbound media inquires and be responsible for following up and escalating as needed

What we’re looking for:

  • 3+ years experience in public relations and communications
  • 2+ year experience social media experience for a business  – writing/creating posts and strategy 
  • Proven success in writing, pitching, storytelling, and distributing effective press releases and other external communications
  • Project management skills, attention to detail and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to execute on deadlines and work under pressure
  • Problem-solving mindset, detail-oriented, highly organized
  • Ability to effectively work on a team as well as independently
  • Tech/engineering communications / industry experience is a large bonus
  • Graphic design experience a bonus

About your team at Rescale and who you will work with:

  • Manager: Jolie Hales, Senior Manager of Brand
  • Team: Demand Generation, Product Marketing, Product, Design, Leadership
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Rescale is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with Rescale will be contingent upon successful completion of a comprehensive background check.   
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