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Senior Public Relations and Marketing Associate


  • IXL Learning
  • 02/25/19
  • San Mateo, CA
  • 94404
  • Full-Time
IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 7 million students worldwide, is seeking a full-time Senior PR Associate to join our dynamic and fun marketing team. In this role, you will manage and execute IXLs consumer and B2B public relations strategy, including developing PR plans, writing press releases and pitch releases, conducting media relations, and more. Youll also support IXLs content marketing efforts by writing emails, web copy, print collateral, blog posts and social media content.

The ideal candidate is a strong writer and communicator, creative, organized, proactive, and passionate about IXLs mission to impact education..

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
PR strategy: Work with Marketing Manager to develop PR strategy to support product launches, corporate branding, thought leadership, product reviews, and more
Media materials: Write press releases, bylined articles, pitches, briefing documents, talking points; develop and maintain media lists
Media relations: Secure and manage proactive and reactive media opportunities with education/edtech trade media and consumer media; media train IXL spokespeople as needed; monitor media for coverage and industry trends
Award opportunities: Identify award opportunities; write and submit entries
Content marketing: Write print and web copy, emails, and blog and social media posts to engage with parents and educators

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:
BA/BS degree and 5-6 years of public relations experience with consumer technology and/or parenting media. Education or edtech experience is highly preferred
Written communication: You are an exceptional writer and know how to make every word count (and eliminate fluff). You can switch easily from writing a press release about a new product feature, to crafting an impactful marketing email, to developing a lighthearted blog post
Media relations: Youre a tenacious pitcher, can come up with creative pitch angles, and have a proven track record of blog, regional, trade, and top-tier media placements
You get things done: Youre a self starter, detail-oriented, organized, resourceful, and have the ability to manage projects from start to finish
Interpersonal skills: Youre a team player, have excellent interpersonal skills, and have the ability to work effectively with everyone from reporters to editors to IXL executives
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Cision (or other media database)

ABOUT IXL
IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: delivering an immersive learning experience to all students, in all grades and subjects, in schools and homes worldwide. With 1 in 8 U.S. students already learning on IXL (answering over 50 million questions every day!), IXL inspires educators and learners around the world and is changing how students feel about learning and about themselves.

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