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Public Relations Manager

Company: AMD
Location: San Jose
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

What You Do At AMD Changes EverythingAt AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies - building blocks for gaming, Immersive platforms, and the data center.Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the "extra mile" to achieve unthinkable results. It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team. PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER The RoleAMD is seeking a dynamic, strategic and creative public relations professional to join our world-class communications team as the company continues to grow and expand into new markets. The person in this position will be responsible for collaborating with product and marketing teams to set and execute the communication strategy and ongoing media relations programs and campaigns.As a member of the Global Communications team supporting the Adaptive and Embedded Computing Group (previously known as Xilinx), you will work cross-functionally to create communication materials and execute media campaigns and launches that drive positive coverage with journalists and influencers across industry, technology, and business publications. We need a great communicator who can understand complex issues and technologies and explain them through well written press materials, including press releases, blog posts, media alerts, proactive pitches, FAQs, and more.The PersonThe ideal candidate must be highly self-motivated with a record of success in B2B communications. Applicants must be able to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, have excellent communication and writing skills, and be comfortable asking questions and making decisions. This position will have significant exposure to senior leadership within the organization.Key Responsibilities

  • Build and sustain communications programs for multiple industries / business units (e.g., data center, industrial IoT, AI, aerospace & defense, etc.)
  • Collaborate with product and marketing teams in a variety of public relations activities, ranging from product launches, media briefings, events, reviews programs, and thought-leadership campaigns
  • Develop strategies and own day-to-day execution of media relations activities in industry-focused publications and at industry events
  • Build relationships, educate and influence technology and industry press, analysts, and other influencers
  • Manage awards program, speaker submissions and 3rd party releases
  • Help manage budgets and invoice processing Preferred Experience
    • Technology-related B2B PR experience (in-house or agency)
    • Established media relationships in semiconductor, enterprise, data center/cloud or telco industries
    • Understanding of the semiconductor industry and technologies
    • Demonstrated written communication skills; press releases, blogs and pitches
    • Strong ability to prioritize between numerous high-profile projects and responsibilities
    • Demonstrated skill in building relationships with technology reporters and editors
    • Experience preparing and supporting company spokespersons for media interviews
    • Ability to think strategically, "big picture" and problem-solve; quick on your feet
    • Self-motivated; sense of accountability and ownership
    • Strong attention to details; solid organizational and project management skills Academic Credentials
      • Bachelor's or advanced degree in communications, journalism, marketing or related fields LOCATION: San Jose, CA; Austin, TXAMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/MFDV

Keywords: AMD, San Jose , Public Relations Manager, Advertising , San Jose, California

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