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August 99, Inc

Communications and PR Specialist  

August 99, Inc

  • Pasig, Philippines
    Ortigas Center, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full timeFULL_TIME

Expired a year ago

Job closed.

Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced Communications & PR Manager who will help to create and promote the corporate identity, mission and brand stories of all companies under VS12, to customers, media, business partners and the general public.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with the content & marketing teams in creating online & offline press releases, pitches, case studies, white papers, and press kits.
  • Build relationships with new media contacts (online & print media) and maintain relationships with existing contacts.
  • Manage media requests in a timely and professional manner.
  • Pitch story ideas and content to media and business partners.
  • Ensure all communication is cohesive with the brand image.
  • Track and analyze media coverage to help improve future campaigns.
  • Measure PR program impacts using regular reporting.
  • Organize, schedule, and prepare key leaders for press interviews and other events.
  • Organize and invite media attendees to our product launches and other brand-related events.
  • Participate in strategy & brainstorming sessions of the sales, marketing and executive teams.

Minimum Qualifications

You should have:

  • A bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, or related field.
  • 5 years of experience in public relations or corporate communications.
  • An existing network or portfolio of press/media contacts.
  • Corporate events management experience is a big plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively.
  • Strong working knowledge of a variety of public relations strategies.
  • Strong English communication skills.
  • Proven ability to develop, implement, and execute successful public relations campaigns.
  • Experience in doing PR for a digital agency, tech company or advertising firm is preferred

Perks and Benefits

  • Work from HomeWork from Home
  • Special Leave Benefits for WomenSpecial Leave Benefits for Women
  • Single Parent LeaveSingle Parent Leave
  • Medical / Health InsuranceMedical / Health Insurance
  • Paid Sick LeavePaid Sick Leave
  • Paid Bereavement/Family LeavePaid Bereavement/Family Leave
  • Paid HolidaysPaid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation LeavePaid Vacation Leave
  • Maternity & Paternity LeaveMaternity & Paternity Leave
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, or Vision PlansMedical, Prescription, Dental, or Vision Plans

Jobs Summary

Job Level
Associate / Supervisor
Job Category
Media and Creatives
Educational Requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Once in a while
Office Address
Ortigas Center, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines
Information Services
1 opening

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About August 99, Inc

August 99 is a company of startups with 25 years experience and expertise in the world of tech and digital. We help other businesses succeed through the use of cutting-edge technology and innovative strategy. We also offer a suite of web-based digital products for clients world-wide: full web design, internet marketing, content creation, and app development. Going beyond startups, we also believe in empowering individuals to excel in their chosen careers. August 99 fosters an exciting collaborative working environment that encourages our people to go beyond their job descriptions and achieve more. It’s all a part of our core values: dare something worthy, find your awesome, and earn your beef! August 99 is part of Venture Studio 12 (VS12). Learn more about VS12 and its global companies and brands at

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