PR Manager

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We are looking for an experienced PR Manager who is a skilled writer with a great network

FULL-TIME · LOS ANGELES

Think you've got what it takes? Come and join our LA office. 

You probably know us as the transfer guys... But did you know that since 2009 we have been showcasing amazing creative work on WeTransfer? We’ve given away over five billion pages last year. We also offer financial grants, tech/design support and promotion to help creatives tell the stories that matter to them and bring relevant cultural projects to life. 

Our Marketing team, split between Amsterdam and LA, introduces WeTransfer to new people, and builds trust with our current users. We need a PR manager to help us tell our stories and take us to the next level. Someone who is creative, pro-active and enthusiastic. A skilled writer with a killer network.



What you will be doing

You'll be responsible for leading the PR strategy and output on the marketing/content projects, in alignment with national and global communications objectives. With a primary focus on WeTransfer’s creative projects, events and partnerships, the PR Manager works closely with their fellow marketing and editorial specialists (music, photography, brand) to construct compelling stories that reach our target audiences via all appropriate media channels, including social.

You will work on a range of different projects; from launching partnerships with artists like Kamasi Washington, Ryan McGinley and Moby, to promoting documentaries and hosting local press events or attending conferences.

You will have a proven track record of delivering national and local media coverage and a network of lifestyle and culture journalists in the US. We want you to come up with new social media initiatives and creative ideas for community building. This role reports into the Director of Communications in the Amsterdam HQ.

Things like:

  • Lead the PR & comms strategy and execution on marketing/content projects
  • Write press releases and other copy
  • Manage our PR agency on editorial/marketing projects
  • Nourish a strong network and set up partnerships with culture, lifestyle and music media and influencers
  • Organize local PR events

We are looking for someone with…

  • Senior experience in PR, either in-house or with an agency
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Ability to work efficiently in an agile environment, that has a high comfort level in proactive planning and execution when opportunities are presented
  • A self-starter who takes initiative with a creative mindset - constantly sparking fresh ideas and that truly understands the creative community
  • Organised and analytical: we work with a small team so we need you to be hands-on
  • A passion for the full spectrum of music, arts & culture

A little something about us

We are a technology company rooted in the creative industry. Our founders originally worked in design, media and marketing; today we’re lucky to be working with the most creative minds in branding, sales, design, support and engineering.

Our LA office is located in a sun drenched office near Venice Beach where the AC is always running. Because we want you to be your best, we provide high-spec tech equipment, and everyone gets a $1,000 personal development budget every year. We do expect a lot from you, but also strive for a healthy balance between work and play.

We believe a diverse company is a better company. Whatever your story, we want to hear from you. Whatever your background, we’ll help you do your best work.

All employees get a $1,000 personal development budget every year to learn new skills, or improve existing ones. 

Like the sound of working with us? 

Join us now and be part of a self renewing fast growing company that champions proactivity and ideas.