PR & Communications Sr. Manager, Public Relations

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What Betterup is looking for in applicants

At BetterUp, we give people the coaching, support, and push they need to reach peak performance and unlock their limitless potential, in all they do, personally and professionally. We work with world-class experts and Coaches, pioneer innovative technology, and foster human touch at scale to fuel the BetterUp experience, and make growth and development achievable for all. We believe that practicing strong mental fitness is a never-ending practice of maintaining and building the strengths that precede health, happiness, and success. 

And we’re looking to build out a diverse and ambitious team of go-getters to join us as we grow. Exciting opportunities lie ahead, as well as work that makes a real difference — not only in the lives of others, but for your own personal and professional growth, too. Join us as we continue to bring BetterUp to more people everywhere, and create impactful change for our members and for you.  

Communications & PR is looking for a seasoned media relations specialist who thrives in storytelling, strategic media placement, and nurturing relationships with key press. Expertise in B2B, corporate communications with some consumer or general market knowledge is preferred. 

What you'll do:

  • Help develop and drive a robust communications and storytelling media strategy for BetterUp. 
  • Execute communications strategy by driving interest and coverage in key media outlets including supporting timely brand announcements, product launches, and/or events.
  • Ability to news hack storytelling and timely topics, while supporting an evergreen media bureau  strategy through effective pitching and distribution mechanisms. 
  • Work cross-functionally with the broader marketing team to ensure coordinated, strategic and impactful brand-related announcements and support on an ongoing basis.
  • Help drive strategy for thought leadership, executive engagement and speaking opportunities. 
  • Maintain relationships and build new relationships with key journalists, influencers, thought leaders and other key industry stakeholders.

If you have some or all of the following, please apply: 

  • 8-10+ years of experience working in communications within public relations agency or in house 
  • Proven track record of strong media relationships, top tier media coverage 
  • Excellent communication skills, with knowledge of public relations best practices, brand management, and media strategies. 
  • Extensive relationships with key media, in business, industry and trade.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or a related field;
  • Ability to collaborate with executives, brand spokespeople, and members of the media
  • Keen attention to detail, and the ability to stay organized and prioritize.
  • Openness and curiosity. We work to learn at BetterUp, and since the media landscape is constantly changing, we’re looking for someone who can be flexible in the face of ambiguity with a commitment to continuous learning. 


At BetterUp, we are committed to living out our mission every day and that starts with providing benefits that allow our employees to care for themselves, support their families, and give back to their community. 

  • Access to BetterUp coaching; one for you and one for a friend or family member 
  • A competitive compensation plan with opportunity for advancement
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Per year: 
  • Holiday charitable contribution of your choice on behalf of BetterUp
  • 401(k) self contribution

We are dedicated to building diverse teams that fuel an authentic workplace and sense of belonging for each and every employee. We know applying for a job can be intimidating, please don’t hesitate to reach out — we encourage everyone interested in joining us to apply.

BetterUp Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetics, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, BetterUp Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 


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