Public Relations and Communications Representative at Qualcomm (San Diego, CA)

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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Job Area:
Sales, Business Development & Marketing Group, Sales, Business Development & Marketing Group > Public Relations

General Summary:

Qualcomm is the world's leading wireless technology innovator, the driving force behind the development, launch, and expansion of 5G and other foundational technologies that will transform how the world connects, computes, and communicates.

We are looking for a media-savvy Public Relations Representative to join the Corporate Communications at Qualcomm. The Corporate Communications team is responsible for engaging with top tier media and proactively securing coverage that highlights Qualcomm's leadership and successful business diversification strategy, and reinforces its c-suite executives as thought leaders. This role will focus on establishing and maintaining relationships with media at business, financial, political and consumer outlets to drive coverage that supports the needs of the business.

The ideal candidate will:
  • Assisting in the expansion of a program taking an account-based approach to media that entails strategically evaluating and engaging with target outlets from all angles - both earned and owned media, speakerships, and awards - on behalf of the broader Communications team
  • Identifying, developing, and nurturing relationships with key reporters and editors at top tier outlets
  • Collaborating with the product communications team to ensure that relevant media opportunities are shared across the team and larger company story lines are substantive
  • Monitoring news cycles and identifying opportunities for to insert Qualcomm's POV
  • Supporting the creation of communications plans that activate against our thought leadership campaigns and other select programs
  • Providing guidance and counsel to spokespersons including briefing materials, interview prep, media relationship management, etc.
  • Collaborating with digital and product marketing teams to ensure alignment and amplification of media efforts
  • Drafting, circulating and managing reviews/approvals for press releases, press notes, bylines, etc.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Requirements
  • 3-4 years of relevant PR experience required; PR agency experience preferred
  • Deep understanding of the media landscape and experience engaging with and maintaining relationships with business and technology media
  • Experience building media lists, drafting pitches, and creating reports
  • Experience contributing to executive and company positioning
  • Strong strategic and creative thinking
  • Highly developed verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to balance multiple projects at the same time, meet tight deadlines on a daily basis and quickly change course when necessary

Preferred Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in related field

Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application/hiring process, please call Qualcomm's toll-free number found here for assistance. Qualcomm will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to support individuals with disabilities to be able participate in the hiring process. Qualcomm is also committed to making our workplace accessible for individuals with disabilities. Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Qualcomm. Staffing and recruiting agencies and individuals being represented by an agency are not authorized to use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes, and any such submissions will be considered unsolicited. Qualcomm does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Qualcomm employees or any other company location. Qualcomm is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Qualcomm Careers.
More Information on Qualcomm
Qualcomm operates in the Mobile industry. The company is located in San Diego, CA. Qualcomm was founded in 1985. It has 40619 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 83 open jobs at Qualcomm, click here.
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