PR and Content Specialist

IMS Global Learning Consortium - Remote - Full time

IMS Global Learning Consortium is looking for a PR and Content Specialist to help elevate our brand awareness and industry leadership among education and business decision-makers and mainstream media audiences. In this role, you'll create compelling stories and messages that highlight IMS Global's key values and areas of leadership to help our community achieve an open and inclusive education technology ecosystem to support teaching and learning innovation. As the PR & Content Specialist, you will be responsible for the tactical implementation of media and content strategies, including writing, editing, publishing, and placing success stories with industry media outlets.

Responsibilities/Deliverables:

  • Monitor top industry issues and develop focused content designed to extend the organization’s reach and impact
  • Build and maintain relationships with key industry media
  • Conduct research, interviews, planning, and execution for written materials, including press releases, blogs, articles, and more
  • Create, post, and manage social media content to highlight IMS programs, successes, events, and more
  • Execute media relations strategies and other tactical implementation as needed
  • Responsible for the overall successful execution of PR plans, including regular reporting of results, measurement of those results, and making ongoing enhancement/adjustments as required
  • Cultivate relationships with industry visionaries, think tank scholars, and policymakers as potential co-authors of opt-eds and contributed content
  • Identify speaking opportunities to position IMS Global in front of relevant decision-makers and influencers
  • Other ad-hoc and special projects as requested

Must-have Skills/Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience of relevant PR experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or similar focus area
  • Exceptional writing and editing ability, including technical, feature, promotional, and social media copy
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage concurrent projects and deadlines
  • A highly collaborative self-starter who demonstrates creative and critical thinking abilities
  • Experience working with external agencies and media outlets
  • Experience in writing and placing education technology content
  • Positive and solution-oriented team player to help develop creative content to communicate technical solutions to non-technical audiences
  • Knowledge of IMS interoperability standards and practices is a plus

Job Details:

Full-time and 100% remote. Willingness to travel occasionally.

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Role

Marketing

Experience Level

Mid Level

IMS Global Learning Consortium

IMS Global Learning Consortium is a non-profit partnership of leading educational institutions at all levels, government organizations, and edtech suppliers that collaborate on edtech ecosystem interoperability and adoption initiatives to enable better digital teaching and learning.
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