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Senior Public Relations Manager

Hinge

Hinge

Marketing & Communications
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024
Hinge is the dating app designed to be deleted
In today's digital world, finding genuine relationships is tougher than ever. At Hinge, we’re on a mission to inspire intimate connection to create a less lonely world. We’re obsessed with understanding our users’ behaviors to help them find love, and our success is defined by one simple metric– setting up great dates. With tens of millions of users across the globe, we’ve become the most trusted way to find a relationship, for all.
About the Role
Hinge is seeking a Senior Public Relations Manager to drive our key external and internal communications programs. In this role, you will support Hinge’s global communications efforts, promoting marketing initiatives, crafting thoughtful and impactful strategies for product feature launches, and leading other company announcements to elevate the brand. As Hinge continues to scale, you will also collaborate closely with the People team to develop and refine internal communication processes, ensuring all employees are well-informed and engaged with company updates.

Responsibilities

  • Strategy Development: Create and execute external communications strategies for product launches, brand campaigns, and company news.
  • Internal Communications: Drive internal communications initiatives and messaging to keep employees informed and engaged.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Build and manage relationships with internal stakeholders and agency partners.
  • Communications & Messaging: Write engaging materials for internal and external communications, including key messaging and blog posts.
  • Media Relations: Prepare and coach spokespeople, pitch stories to tech, business, and consumer outlets, cultivate relationships with key reporters, and handle inbound media requests.
  • Strategic Measurement & Analysis: Evaluate the success of communications initiatives to continuously improve strategies.

What We’re Looking For

  • Proven Experience: 5-8 years in corporate communications or public relations, with a blend of in-house experience at a global tech company and agency experience.
  • Versatile Communicator: Proven agility in managing both external announcements and internal communications, from strategy development to execution.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Demonstrated ability to lead and manage multiple projects simultaneously and create new processes with support from the Comms team and Operations partners.
  • Collaborator: Experience working cross-functionally as a communications advisor, interacting comfortably with senior leaders and executives.
  • Skilled Writer: Exceptional written communication and storytelling skills.
  • Media Relations Expert: Strong track record of securing coverage and building journalist relationships across news, business, tech, and consumer sectors; experience with social-first coverage is a plus.
  • Creative Thinker: Demonstrated ability to develop proactive and creative PR campaigns.
As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy:
401(k) Matching: We match 100% of the first 10% of pre-tax 401(k) contributions you make, up to a maximum of $10,000 per year.
Professional Growth: Get a $3,000 annual Learning & Development stipend once you’ve been with us for three months. You also get free access to Udemy, an online learning and teaching marketplace with over 6000 courses, starting your first day.
Parental Leave & Planning: When you become a new parent, you’re eligible for 100% paid parental leave (20 paid weeks for both birth and non-birth parents.)
Fertility Support: You’ll get easy access to fertility care through Carrot, from basic treatments to fertility preservation. We also provide $10,000 toward fertility preservation. You and your spouse/domestic partner are both eligible.
Date Stipend: All Hinge employees receive a $100 monthly stipend for epic dates– Romantic or otherwise. Hinge Premium is also free for employees and their loved ones.
ERGs: We have eight Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)—Asian, Unapologetic, Disability, LGBTQIA+, Vibras, Women/Nonbinary, Parents, and Remote—that hold regular meetings, host events, and provide dedicated support to the organization & its community.
At Hinge, our core values are…
Authenticity: We share, never hide, our words, actions and intentions.
Courage: We embrace lofty goals and tough challenges.
Empathy: We deeply consider the perspective of others.
Diversity inspires innovation
Hinge is an equal-opportunity employer. We value diversity at our company and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We believe success is created by a diverse workforce of individuals with different ideas, strengths, interests, and cultural backgrounds.
If you require reasonable accommodation to complete a job application, pre-employment testing, or a job interview or to otherwise participate in the hiring process, please contact employeebenefits@matchgroup.com.