SIG SAUER is currently looking to fill the role of Media Relations Manager and Sr. Copy Writer. S/He will be responsible for overseeing communications to the media, including preparation of: articles, press kits, press releases, and other content initiatives. Cultivates and manages relationships with media reps.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
•Optimize communication system to enhance accuracy of communication.
•Create and develop effective communication channels.
•Prepare articles and press releases for the media.
•Ensure the company protects and promotes its image in a proper, coordinated, and consistent manner.
•Cultivate and enhance collaborative working relationships within both the endemic and non-endemic media spaces.
•Manage the flow of news and reports about the organization to the media.
•Gather and disseminate timely information to press and staff.
•Enhance effectiveness of press and publicity function.
•Develop relationships with national and regional press contacts to ensure the company reputation is promoted and to deflect criticism.
•Plan and oversee press events including writer shoots, hunts, and company tours.
•Detect public relations issues as they emerge and address them directly.
•Research and write briefing materials.
•Create compelling, engaging, and brand-right marketing copy and content for emails, web assets, in-store signage, seasonal campaigns, social, and printed collateral, as well as product copy and affiliated marketing pieces.
•Develop monthly content themes, long-term content plans that support and enhance brand marketing campaigns.
•Develop dynamic content features both online and print, and strategically incorporate these stories into overall marketing campaigns and social media messaging while maintaining the brand voice throughout.
•Research, pitch, produce, write and edit blog stories and features that represent and elevate the spirit of the SIG SAUER brand.
•Compose and edit press releases, company literature, and articles for internal and external use.
•Manage the execution of the blog content on the company website and the strategy and content of the company newsletter.
•Create and disseminate the public relations editorial report to upper management.
•Create monthly distributed editorial newsletter and/or whatever the most effective vehicle is.
•Create and manage an editorial relationship budget and writer relationship scorecard.
•Bachelor’s degree in English/Marketing or related discipline or equivalent experience with 5+ plus years of copywriting /editorial experience for marketing, communications, advertising, public relations or related field(s).
•Strong experience copywriting and proofreading for various communication channels, including print, web and social media.
•Must be well-versed in various writing styles including: promotional, interactive web, web promotions, email, editorial, training, letters and technical forms, etc.
•Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines and previous experience managing press events.
•Firearms industry knowledge and experience are highly preferred.
•Comfortable using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required for specified activities.
Interested candidates may apply online by visiting https://www.sigsauerjobs.com/job/media-relation-manager-sr-copy-writer-marketing-communications-820/.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class.