Head - Public Relations (10+ yrs)

B.Tech/ Equivalent Degree

Full Time

Bangalore

Why Join Vahak?

Aside from the fact that we're building India's leading B2B transportation marketplace, have bean bags, unlimited snacks, stellar perks and pretty much the coolest team -
... We forgot the punch line.

Oh well, if you want to be a part of a dynamic workforce and build a product that's impacting the lives of over 10 Lakhs+ Indian transporters - come join us!

Fascinated by our culture? Get to know more about us!

We're looking for someone who thrives in the very early stages of a company and is self motivated, multi-tasker, and a demonstrated team-player. Also, get the best learning experience working directly with the founding team. Candidates will be directly reporting to the Growth & Marketing Head.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Manage strong media relations with Online media, Print, Radio, Consumer PR, Show Publicity, Corporate Communication, and Tech Community.
  • Create and build a PR & Publicity strategy that helps to increase our brand equity as the most preferred online transport marketplace destination in India and to support marketing campaigns across multiple language & content genres.
  • Managing the relationship, deliverables and performance of the PR agency partner and any other PR and publicity stakeholders.
  • Analyzing media coverage and making data-backed recommendations on improving SOV and regularly exceeding the share of voice metrics.
  • Commissioning or undertaking relevant market research/syndicated research, staying updated on new promotional opportunities, and using talent + innovation to the optimum.
  • Organizing and managing promotional events such as media junkets, authority leader interviews, press conferences, interaction days, screenings,etc.
  • Dealing with enquiries from the public (and CRM), the press, and related organizations.
  • Cultivate and maintain meaningful relationships with media houses and influential professionals.
  • Establishing the org brand and its members as thought leaders to a broader audience through multiple integrated public relations programs, events, etc.
  • Manage strategic proactive media outreach by identifying Companies brand awareness opportunities; takes initiative to act upon these opportunities to achieve results.

Requirements:

  • MBA in Marketing/Communications/Public Relations/Journalism or a related field, with 10+ years of experience in PR/Corporate Communication.
  • Strong relationships with media houses are a must.
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written) skills, high attention to detail.
  • Ability to use data to build strong PR narratives, and capture marketing opportunities
  • Should be adept at crisis management.
  • Strong knowledge of digital media and current local/global trends in media consumption.

Let’s take a look at what’s in store for you

(Aside from the bundles of fun)

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Competitive Salary

There is no “right” salary for the right person! Our salaries are mad-competitive.

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Stacked Pantry

Fancy a snack, or two? Our pantry’s always loaded with tasty tidbits.

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Healthy work-life Balance

Think flexible work hours and generous leave policies.

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Tech of your Choice

Mac-book or Windows? Pick any tech that you are comfortable with!

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Team Retreats

We escape work stress with frequent getaways!

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Partying Hard

Expect food escapades, team retreats and (lots of) booze!”