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Public Relations Specialist

Location: 

Eden Prairie, MN, US

Job ID:  45002
Category:  Sales and Business development

Stratasys is a world leader in 3D printing!

 

Location: Eden Prairie MN

 

As a Public Relations Specialist you will be instrumental in coordinating company interactions with media outlets and influencers to share our customers’ stories and 3D printing technologies, to develop content that brings Stratasys innovations to life and to ignite excitement around the brand to create brand ambassadors.

 

Responsibilites: 

 

  • Partner with the global communications team to develop and execute earned media strategies to increase brand awareness, familiarity and favorability

  • Develop, draft and edit a variety of external communications including blog posts, news releases, presentations and Q&As to support corporate and marketing announcements including new products, partnerships and mergers/acquisitions

  • Work effectively with local and industry media to share Stratasys stories and respond to media request for information as needed

  • Maintain and manage various lists including media, blogger and industry analyst contact databases

  • Distribute press releases via wire service and email

  • Track, analyze and report company and competitor share of voice reporting. Leverage analytics to evaluate and optimize communication efforts

  • Collaborate with the Social Media team to ensure our communications strategy is executed effectively across our social channels and to track key topics driving thought leadership conversations.

  • Edit internal videos.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related field of study

  • 3+ years of corporate and/or agency experience

  • 2+ years of experience supporting enterprise B2B companies in Public Relations capacity

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong writing skills and editorial judgement, with a knack for creative storytelling

  • Aptitude for media relations and experience with internal communications

  • Understanding of social media engagement principles

  • Basic video editing experience (Mac)

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Up to 15% local, domestic and international.

 

Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, has been a leader in the 3D printing industry for over thirty years. The company’s patented FDM® and PolyJet™ 3D printing technologies have a diverse range of applications, including rapid prototyping, production parts, tooling, and concept design. Stratasys offers additive manufacturing solutions in 13 countries, for industries including aerospace, automotive, healthcare, consumer goods, and education. The company operates Stratasys Direct, a digital parts manufacturing service, and Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and GrabCAD. With over 2,000 employees, over 1,200 patents globally, and more than 30 awards for technology and leadership, Stratasys is changing millions of lives with the power of innovation.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Stratasys will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. All offers of employment with Stratasys, Inc are contingent upon the successful passing of a background check.

 

Stratasys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected Veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against for their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.   Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis