Head Of PR

Fitxr New York , NY 10001

Posted 2 weeks ago

Requirements

We are on a mission to redefine fitness and prove that exercise can be fun - and for everyone. We believe in a future where exercise everywhere - whether that is the gym, the park or at home - is enhanced through engaging technology that extends your reality.

To achieve that vision we are first building the worlds first virtual gym. We started life in a garden shed in Woking. Today, were known as the team behind the award-winning BoxVR, one of the top-selling games on the Oculus and Steam stores. We have big plans for the future, and our growing team of developers, marketers and fitness gurus are working to create some truly iconic games to show that staying fit and having fun are not mutually exclusive.

As the Head of PR, you will be responsible for all Global communications for FitXR and its portfolio of products. Youll define and implement a communications strategy that includes corporate PR, Consumer PR, Issues management and Influencer relations across multiple markets. Youll report directly to to the CMO and work closely with the Co-Founders to tell the FitXR story and help establish FitXR as the worlds leading VR fitness company

Areas of responsibility

  • Define FitXRs communications strategy and implement across multiple markets (with initial focus on US & UK)
  • Raise awareness of FitXR and help to position it as the world's leading VR fitness company
  • Secure media coverage for FitXRs products in a broad range of media
  • Seek out thought leadership & speaker opportunities
  • Create key messaging & QAs documents
  • Define and implement our influencer strategy (working closely with our social media manager)
  • Manage external PR agency

Your ideal experience will be in

  • Previous corporate and consumer PR experience either in-house or within an agency.
  • Experience running PR campaigns in the US
  • First class communications skills both verbal and written
  • Broad range of media contacts, especially in the US
  • Experience working in the tech, gaming or fitness industry
  • Experience managing a PR team (either internally or managing an external agency)
  • Strong copywriting skills
  • Experience working with influencers

Our principles of play

  • Commitment - We are joined in our mission and support and motivate each other to achieve great things.
  • Independence - Well leave it up to you to use your own judgment and do your job the way you know best.
  • Open Mindedness - We continually question the status quo
  • Communication - Effective communication is crucial to our success
  • Respect - We listen to and learn from each other, and recognise how our own beliefs and actions affect the wider team.

Benefits

Flexible office hours (core working hours typically 10-4)

Competitive compensation

Stock options

brand new equipment and VR headset

Health insurance

Unlimited leave policy, thats right (we promote people to take at least 25 days)

Annual travel pass & Cycle to work scheme

Bi-annual offsite and regular get-togethers

A great team of talented individuals who love what we do

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