Picsart

PR & Communications Manager - Technology

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What Picsart is looking for in applicants

Picsart was founded with a deep focus on AI, and cutting edge innovations are powering the products used by more than 150 million creators every month. This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join the Communications team and lead the Technology and Product vertical within the team. With a newly hired Chief Scientist and the formation of our AI Research Lab, you will drive internal and external communications for the brand, uncovering technology stories, crafting messages, launching products, and communicating our research and innovations to the media and broader public. 

The Manager of Technology and Product Communications sits on our Communications team and reports to the Vice President of Communications. Ideally the candidate will be based within 2 hours of our NYC or SF offices for eventual hybrid work schedule.

Responsibilities

  • Raise the profile of Picsart with technology related audiences, establishing the brand as a leader in AI, supporting our growth and hiring efforts.
  • Develop and deliver communications programs related to our technology initiatives, including launching our new AI research lab.
  • Create a variety of communications materials including blog posts, presentations, press releases, briefing materials, talking points, and white papers. 
  • Build relationships with the media and deliver compelling coverage that aligns with our messages.
  • Work closely with our CEO, Chief Scientist, AI and tech teams to surface compelling media narratives, craft prep materials and talking points, launch new products, and elevate the AI brand within the company and externally.
  • Work across functions and management to align teams around initiatives. 
  • Prepare statements, reactive communications and messages for consumer audiences related to our technology initiatives, working with our legal team and corporate communications on matters related to policy.
  • Collaborate with the broader communications team to manage projects, and weave AI narratives into our broader messaging
  • Develop and execute strategy for technology and AI conferences and events, preparing content and speakers, managing sponsorships, and generating coverage

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of public relations/communications experience, including media relations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business, Marketing or similar field
  • Experience working with technology media focused on AI, domestically and internationally
  • Experience working with stakeholders to translate technical content for consumer audiences
  • Experience working cross functionally to gain support for communications initiatives and opportunities
  • Experience working with the AI community and understanding of industry challenges and opportunities
  • Experience executing communications programs rooted in AI 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to generate coverage for AI-driven brands
  • Passionate about the creator economy, visual communications, and telling high-value stories
  • Positive, flexible, can-do attitude with a tendency toward listening, action, and collaboration
  • Desire to work in a fluid and fast-paced environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally

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What we seek and value most in our candidates 
Professionalism in both soft and hard skills; motivation to grow, learn and share, positive attitude, flexibility, transparency, ownership and the most important - passion and commitment.  
Picsart is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law. 
Picsart, Inc. is an E-Verify Employer in the US. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.
ABOUT US 
Picsart is the world’s #1 creative platform and a top 20 most downloaded app for 2020. Every month, the Picsart community creates, remixes, and shares millions of visual stories using the company’s powerful and easy-to-use editing tools. Picsart has amassed one of the largest open-source content collections in the world, including free-to-edit photos, stickers, backgrounds, templates, and more. Picsart is available in 30 languages for free and as a subscription on iOS, Android, and Windows devices. Headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the world, Picsart is backed by Softbank Vision Fund 2, Sequoia Capital, DCM Ventures, Insight Partners, and others. Download the app or visit picsart.com for more information.

 

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