Media Relations Specialist - #79 at Bullhorn

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Bullhorn is the leading global software provider for the staffing and recruitment industry. More than 10,000 companies rely on Bullhorn’s cloud-based platform to power their staffing processes from start to finish. Through our incredible products and services, we create raving fan customers, resulting in company growth that consistently offers new opportunities for our talent to advance their careers. 25% of our global workforce gets promoted or moves into a new role every year, expanding their skills and working with new people. Bullhorn is large enough to provide these exciting opportunities but small enough to maintain the energy of a startup, and we’re consistently ranked as a great place to work for our strong culture and rewarding career opportunities.

Our commitment to our employees: Every Bullhorn employee has a sense of belonging, a voice that is heard, and a clear path to success. Bullhorn offers unlimited planned vacation, great opportunities for career development, quarterly paid volunteer days through its philanthropic group Bullhorn Cares, and an open invitation to Bullhorn Allies groups, which celebrate and cultivate diversity and inclusion for all employees.
 
Our in-office employees enjoy a casual, collaborative environment with weekly catered-in lunch and breakfast, and quarterly social events. While working from the comfort of their own homes, our remote employees are provided a full equipment package with all the tools they need to perform their role. We use Zoom, Slack, and other tools to stay connected while we are remote.

Bullhorn is a large, profitable, and fast-growing SaaS company based in downtown Boston. We are seeking a Media Relations Specialist who can increase our media coverage and brand awareness with a diverse set of stakeholders, including media, analysts, prospects, customers, and potential internal new hires. Working as an integral part of the Global Content and Communications organization within Marketing, the Media Relations Specialist will be responsible for pitching and engaging with media, analysts, and key stakeholder groups (including prospects and customers) across Bullhorn’s geographies and lines of business. This person will work closely with teams across the business to help increase brand awareness and identify opportunities to highlight our internal culture, executive presence, and product innovation. The ideal candidate is passionate about media relations, and is a creative and strategic thinker with excellent and prolific writing skills who can work both independently and collaboratively to connect PR processes to business outcomes.

The Media Relations Specialist's typical day might include:
Pitching reporters and placing stories that improve Bullhorn brand awareness with considered sets of stakeholders
Writing press releases, pitches, bylines, case studies, industry research, blog posts, and other branded content.
Working closely with the content marketing team on social media presence and brand narrative
Working with customer marketing to manage Bullhorn’s advocacy programs and maintaining an active customer community.
Developing creative ways to engage with Bullhorn’s customers and turn them into raving fans.
Identifying key customers and executives who can act as a marketing channel through case studies, customer stories, testimonials, speaking opportunities, etc.


This job might be a fit for you if:
You have strong relationships with business press reporters.
You have two years working in a PR agency, tech or consumer focused.
You are a persuasive communicator and creative thinker who enjoys a challenge.
You have the ability to write compelling copy and pitches.
You are comfortable speaking with a wide variety of audiences.
You have impeccable grammar and strong attention to detail.
You are comfortable with creating plans, measuring progress and reporting on results.

Bonus points for:
A degree in either English or Communications

Bullhorn is committed to our core values and we are looking for people who exhibit these traits: 
- Service - You go beneath the surface to solve problems.
- Energy - You build up your teammates and leave people positively charged.
- Ownership - You take action and own up to your mistakes.
- Speed & Agility - You go around obstacles and demonstrate urgency.
- Being Human - You consider other people's perspectives, laugh, and have fun.

Bullhorn is fully committed to equal opportunities. We aim to create a working environment free from discrimination. This means all job applicants and employees will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, race, religion, or belief, gender or sexual orientation.

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Location

Bullhorn's HQ is located in the Financial District in downtown Boston near South Station and within walking distance to a variety of lunch hot spots.

What are Bullhorn Perks + Benefits

Bullhorn Benefits Overview

Strong culture makes Bullhorn a great place to work! Our offices offer a casual, collaborative environment with weekly catered-in meals and monthly "First Thursday" social events. Bullhorn offers unlimited vacation, quarterly paid volunteer days through its philanthropic group Bullhorn Cares, and an open invitation to Bullhorn Allies groups, which celebrate and cultivate diversity and inclusion for all employees.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Bullhorn Cares is employee-led and organizes regular volunteering and fundraising events, both company-wide and local, to give back to our communities. We also offer 1 volunteer day per quarter.
Partners with Nonprofits
Bullhorn partners with Career Collaborative to close the opportunity gap and Pledge 1% to offer a portion of our success to our local communities.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Allies | To acknowledge, educate, and celebrate diversity in culture, race, gender, and sexual orientation; Herd | For women and allies to share ideas and brainstorm solutions in a judgement free zon
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
With an emphasis on diversity in our recruitment and team-building efforts, Bullhorn is proud to support leaders from all cultures, races, genders, sexual orientations, and backgrounds.
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Allies | An umbrella Employee Resource Group; HERd | An ERG for women and gender minorities; [email protected] | An ERG for Black employees; Pride | An ERG for LGBTQIA+ employees
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Bullhorn employees can contribute up to $2,750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $2,500 weekly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Our dental benefits plan covers 80% of expenses after deductible.
Vision Benefits
Our vision benefits plan includes a $20 co-pay for annual eye exams with $0 co-pay for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Our best-in-class health insurance policy through BBA (a Blue Cross Blue Shield company) covers up to $4,000 of out of pocket expenses.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 5 times an employee's annual salary up to $500,000.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Bullhorn's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Mental Health Benefits
Bullhorn offered a Mental Health Day to all global employees this summer. We also have mental health coverage included in our Medical plans and Employee Assistance Program.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Bullhorn will match 50% of employee contributions to their 401k plans up to 6% of all eligible earnings.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Bullhorn partners with Pledge 1% to offer a portion of our success back to our local communities.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Bullhorn offers an Employee Assistance Program that includes child care and elder care referrals. Child care could be covered through your FSA with Bullhorn.
Generous Parental Leave
Bullhorn provides up to 4 months of parental leave for the primary caretaker and 2 weeks of parental leave for the secondary caretaker of new infants.
Flexible Work Schedule
Flexible schedules for Bullhorn employees are at the discretion of each employee's manager.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home or remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Bullhorn hosts Bring Your Kid to Work Day each year.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Bullhorn has an unlimited vacation policy for all employees globally.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 1 day per quarter of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Bullhorn offers commuter benefits as an FSA, with a contribution of up to $260 per month.
Company Outings
Bullhorn hosts company outings Monthly.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Bullhorn has a Jam Room for musicians to use at any time.
Stocked Kitchen
Bullhorn has a fully stocked kitchen including coffee, tea, fruit and cereal
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted once per month on "First Thursday."
Parking
We offer employees a parking subsidy through an FSA
Recreational Clubs
We encourage Bullhorn employees to form recreational clubs.
Fitness Subsidies
Fitness subsidies are available through the health insurance plan.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Bullhorn offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Bullhorn hosts regular lunch and learn meetings.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Bullhorn's benefits start on Day 1 of your employment. There is no vesting period for medical, dental, vision, 401k, or other benefits. We also offer a paid employee referral program, relaxed environment with casual dress, and internal promotions/moves.

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