eBay is hiring a

PR Specialist, Corporate Communications

  • USA Only
  • Full-Time
  • 2 applicants (29%)

PR Specialist, Corporate Communications

remote type

Remote or Hybrid

locations

San Jose

Washington DC

New York

time type

Full time

job requisition id

R0057457

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be on the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to crafting an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be with.

Summary:

The PR Specialist will help support eBay’s business critical internal and external communications across the corporate communications team. This includes, but is not limited to: helping to defend eBay’s brand and reputation through proactive and reactive media strategies, supporting the team on M&A and financial communications, providing PR support for government relations and policy activities, producing special reports and assisting with communications reporting, tracking and planning.

The role will collaborate with a broad range of internal partners across the business and will work closely with other members of the corporate communications team. The role will report to the Sr. Manager, Corporate Communications.

This individual will also be responsible for supporting strategic comms announcements and events and must have experience working with reporters, drafting a wide range of communications materials and briefings, guiding agency partners, and building internal and external partner relationships.

This position will join a highly collaborative, hard-working, global communications team that works to creatively and effectively shape eBay’s narrative in support of key business priorities and strategies. The individual will be counted on to work successfully within eBay’s matrixed organization and to help provide seamless execution to the corporate communications function.

Qualifications

  • Prior in-house experience is preferred, with a significant portion of time spent focused on corporate and product communications in consumer tech.
  • A self-starter who demonstrates creative and critical thinking abilities
  • Highly collaborative, flexible and adaptable
  • Calm under pressure, with the ability to execute on concepts quickly and handle multiple projects at once
  • Organized, process-inclined and detail-oriented in their execution
  • Outcome-focused and motivated by delivering measurable results
  • Experience generating coverage reports, tracking press requests, and building media lists
  • An exceptional writer, speaker, and editor
  • Proven media relations experience required; prior engagement with technology and business media preferred.
  • High communication skills in order to work with cross functional teams and successfully align team strategies.
  • Experience working with external agencies.
  • Trustworthy and able to keep highly sensitive information confidential
  • 2-4 years of experience

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment in California, Washington, or New York City is expected in the range below.

$73,600 – $114,400

However, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

If hired, employees will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at:. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. View our accessibility info to learn more about eBay’s commitment to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. For more information see: EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement.

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