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Public Relations Manager- Corporate & Crisis
Stability AI is on the forefront of artificial intelligence development, building brand new technologies that push the boundaries of what is possible. As an open source company, we are committed to our community, and care deeply about the real-world implications and applications of our technology. Our most considerable advances grow from working across multiple teams and disciplines. We are not afraid to go against established norms or buck industry expectations. We are motivated to generate breakthrough ideas and convert them into tangible solutions. Our vibrant communities consist of experts, leaders, and partners across the globe who are developing cutting-edge open AI models for Image, Language, Audio, Video, 3D, and Biology. Our inclusive culture promotes a healthy work-life balance and encourages creativity and collaboration.
We are seeking a talented and experienced Public Relations Manager with expertise in corporate and crisis communications to join our team at Stability AI. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker, adept at managing both the proactive corporate communications efforts and the reactive crisis communications strategies. As the Public Relations Manager, you will play a crucial role in safeguarding the company’s reputation, building strong relationships with stakeholders, and effectively communicating our mission and values.
- Develop and execute a comprehensive corporate communications strategy that aligns with Stability AI’s brand identity and business goals.
- Create compelling messaging and content for press releases, corporate announcements, and internal communications.
- Cultivate and maintain relationships with media outlets, industry influencers, and key stakeholders.
- Manage and enhance the company’s online presence through social media, website content, and thought leadership articles.
- Collaborate cross-functionally with marketing, business development, and leadership teams to ensure consistent messaging and brand alignment.
- Develop and maintain a robust crisis communications plan that outlines protocols and strategies for managing potential crises.
- Act as the primary point of contact for crisis situations, providing timely and accurate information to internal and external stakeholders.
- Lead crisis response efforts, including drafting crisis statements, coordinating media responses, and managing spokesperson training.
- Monitor and analyze media coverage and online conversations to identify potential issues and sentiment trends.
- Conduct post-crisis evaluations to identify areas for improvement and update crisis communication plans accordingly.
- Foster positive relationships with journalists, editors, and media representatives to ensure accurate and fair coverage of Stability AI.
- Pitch stories, interviews, and thought leadership pieces to relevant media outlets to increase the company’s visibility.
- Prepare executives and spokespersons for media interviews, ensuring consistent messaging and effective communication.
- Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or related field (Master’s degree preferred).
- Proven experience 7+ in public relations, corporate communications, or crisis management, preferably in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
- Strong understanding of PR strategies, crisis communication techniques, and media landscape.
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to craft clear and compelling messages.
- Demonstrated success in managing media relations and securing media coverage.
- Proficiency in using PR tools, social media platforms, and analytics to measure and improve PR efforts.
- Ability to thrive under pressure, make quick decisions, and adapt to rapidly changing situations.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
- High level of integrity, professionalism, and discretion when handling sensitive information.
- Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
- Availability to work outside regular business hours during crisis situations.
- Experience working in AI or tech environments is a plus.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or other legally protected statuses.
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Job posted: 2023-09-05