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Media Relations, Senior Specialist

 

What We Are Looking For: Volvo Car USA Corporate Communications is looking for a strong team member to help accelerate the company’s goal to be the fastest transformer into an all-electric luxury automaker. At Volvo Cars, our Corporate Communications team is focused on sharing our stories with media, retailers, employees and other stakeholders

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • You will engage media and unpaid influencers to identify, assess, prioritize and pitch stories that will generate the press coverage needed to drive awareness and consideration of the Volvo brand among luxury car buyers
  • Monitor and analyze media coverage to measure the effectiveness of our strategies and help develop actions that will improve results
  • Manage online press room content and press release distribution tool to ensure media have access to the most current Volvo Cars news, information and assets
  • Manage media lists to track the most current affiliations and prioritize engagement
  • Coordinate internal requests, calendars and schedules to keep the team aligned, and executive management informed, about communication activity across the company
  • Support events and assist in the development of strategic communication plans that drive business goals

 

What You Will Bring to Volvo: You are a passionate storyteller, a quick scribe with a nose for news and the skills to make it relevant to us. Organized and detail oriented, you can collaborate with a wide variety of people, multitask and prioritize to meet business goals. Data intrigues you. Deadlines motivate you. Helping fulfills you.

 

  • 3-5 years’ experience in corporate communications, public relations, or journalism
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Teams
  • Familiarity with Cision or other media measurement tools
  • Comfortable with multi-layered Content Management Systems
  • 15-25% travel with ability to fly internationally

 

You might also have: You enjoy keeping the machinery humming; You appreciate travel, style, design, fashion, sustainability and mobility. You like to learn and apply new skills but aren’t afraid to fail.

 

  • Familiarity with Adobe InDesign and/or Photoshop
  • Proficiency in Spanish, Korean or Chinese

Mahwah, NJ, US

Job requisition ID:  60402

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