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Apply now Job ID 19001859 Date posted Nov. 14, 2019 Bratislava, Bratislava; Budapest, Budapest Marketing
Senior Public Relations Specialist
Locations: Bratislava, Slovakia, Budapest, Hungary West Midlands, or Berkshire, UK

About the Role:
We’re looking for a very strong writer/communicator— a self-starter, able to simultaneously manage multiple projects and meet deadlines—to join the Epicor Corporate Communications team in this Senior PR Specialist position.
Reporting to the Global PR Senior Manager, this role will assist in increasing the company’s visibility in EMEA and APAC through targeted, measurable media relations programs, leveraging traditional as well as contemporary media concepts and tools. Content development including, but not limited to, news releases, contributed articles, blogs, speaking abstracts, and award submissions is a primary focus, in addition to cultivating and nurturing relationships with key media as assigned. This role will help manage EMEA and APAC PR agencies and freelancers processes and projects. All the above will be applied to ensuring Epicor messaging and positioning are clearly articulated and reinforced to drive brand awareness. and create media engagement around our core software solutions.
While software industry experience is desired, experience in public relations is essential. The position is office based and will interact directly with our field marketing, corporate marketing, and sales teams, as well as executive management.

Essential Responsibilities:
Day-to-day management of EMEA and APAC PR agencies and freelancers; ensuring the team has access to relevant content and spokespeople as required
Assist with reviewing content from the PR agencies, and manage approval cycles for assigned communications materials including news releases, contributed articles, executive bios, company backgrounders, media advisories, award and speaker abstracts etc.
Handle inbound media requests via respective International PR agencies; respond in a timely and effective manner to schedule spokesperson or customer interviews
Support editorial and content calendar development for EMEA and APAC events and PR content
Facilitate monthly monitoring for media coverage and reports to be shared with internal stakeholders
Develop briefing and messaging documents for media and analyst interviews, trade shows and events
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree required in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or related field
3-5 years’ experience in public relations role with a company or agency required, preferably in software/technology industry
Knowledge of public relations best practices and procedures
Existing relationships with key media and influencers covering the enterprise software market is a plus
Self-motivated with a proactive nature reflected in excellent planning, project management, and attention to detail
Comfortable with ambiguity and a willingness to try new approaches
Exceptional communication, writing, editing, project and relationship management skills
Quick learner, must be able to respond to a variety of media and marketing request with tight deadlines
Strong analytical abilities, plus proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.) required
Energetic, efficient, resourceful team player with a strong worth ethic and dedication to excellence
Proven track record developing solid relationships with internal team members and external public
Position will require some travel (<10%) to events and conferences
Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree required in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or related field
3 years’ experience in public relations role with a company or agency required, preferably in software/technology industry
Knowledge of public relations best practices and procedures
Existing relationships with key media and influencers covering the enterprise software market is a plus
Self-motivated with a proactive nature reflected in excellent planning, project management, and attention to detail
Comfortable with ambiguity and a willingness to try new approaches
Exceptional communication, writing, editing, project and relationship management skills
Quick learner, must be able to respond to a variety of media and marketing request with tight deadlines
Strong analytical abilities, plus proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.) required
Energetic, efficient, resourceful team player with a strong worth ethic and dedication to excellence
Proven track record developing solid relationships with internal team members and external public
Position will require some travel (<10%) to events and conferences

About Us
Epicor Software is a global technology leader dedicated to helping businesses drive growth for more than 45 years. Our modern, industry-specific software helps customers boost efficiency and productivity by simplifying and automating everyday processes. We have a stellar team of nearly 4,000 worldwide employees who are passionate about building exceptional products and solutions through teamwork, constant innovation, and integrity. We strive to hire and reward star players who inspire one another and drive results for the business and our customers.

For further information please visit: www.epicor.com
Primary location: Bratislava Bratislavsky kraj Slovakia
Other location(s): Hungary-Budapest-Pest-Budapest
Senior Public Relations Specialist

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