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San Francisco, CA, United States
4 months ago
Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, is seeking a Publicist on the Communications, Tech & Platform team to provide support for results-driven public relations programs crucial to the company’s communications goals.
As the Publicist on the Communications, Tech & Platform team, you will be responsible for driving awareness of our new technology with the end goal to inspire current customers, and acquire new customers. You will work alongside our marketing teams to create PR plans designed to publicize high-quality gaming and non-gaming content (Automotive, AEC, Media & Entertainment). You believe in the product, are genuinely interested to learn more about the technology, and will work everyday to champion Unity to press and influencers.
You will also help spearhead PR execution for Unity conferences (~2 per year), which are dedicated to highlighting product advancement and gaming and non-gaming experiences. A strong knowledge of technology, platforms and gaming is required. Travel may be required to these events.
The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, is a critical thinker, is interested in rolling up their sleeves to learn the tech, is an inclusive leader with strong presence, has the ability to motivate cross functional partners, and can influence senior leaders. You will report to the Senior Manager of Communications, Tech & Platform and partner closely with Product Management, Executive, Social and Marketing teams to deliver high impact communications plans that can be executed by regional teams at the local level.
- Work with internal marketing teams to help solidify new product messages and work with PR agency to help achieve AAA results in top tier news outlets, including local and national newspapers, magazines, television stations and online publications
- Learn and understand key Unity innovations (including: The Data-Oriented Tech Stack, Scriptable Renderer Pipelines, Machine Learning, Connected Games) and explain them to media in digestible terms
- Liaise with Events Team on Unity events to ensure corporate messaging is consistent across all narratives
- Direct PR efforts across multiple company initiatives, and effectively manage plans to ensure manager needs, deadlines and directives are being met
- Write, edit and proofread materials, ensuring quality, consistency and company narratives are woven throughout each piece
- Interface with product marketing teams on upcoming campaigns to deliver communications plans that can influence larger go-to-market plans
- Bachelor’s degree in public relations or a related field (e.g. journalism or communications)
- Technical background with an understanding of real-time engines, games industry, and technology platforms
- Great writing skills, strong grasp of AP style, and an analytical mindset
- Experience in small company with fast-paced culture, experience managing an external PR agency
- Self-motivated, self-starter, and love to roll up the sleeves once strategies are set to produce results
- Machine Learning background
Who we are
Unity is the creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users the most powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology, operate using resources that maximize ease-of-use, and monetize, so that they can find success with their creations.
The company’s 1,000 person development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners such as Google, Facebook, Oculus, Autodesk, and Microsoft to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Made with Unity experiences reach nearly 3 billion devices worldwide and have been installed more than 34 billion times in the last 12 months. For more information, please visit www.unity.com
Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.
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