Management & Business Others Marketing and PR Media
3 - 5 Years
Public Relations Manager
The Public Relations Manager supports IDEXX’s business and brand objectives through execution of PR plans, developing media relationships, monitoring and media outreach. This role will support IDEXX’s global PR strategy with a focus on Europe.
“The Global Marketing organization is a customer-focused, high-impact organization designed to drive accelerated business growth and activate the Brand promise of IDEXX through the creation and implementation of global omnichannel marketing strategies.
It’s an exciting time to join IDEXX Companion Animal Group (CAG) Marketing. As a member of the team, you will work cross-functionally to achieve common goals with professionals in over 22 countries worldwide, all with the shared goal of growing market share and brand awareness and providing educational opportunities around best medical practices and our products and services.”
Responsibilities in the role:
Provide regional insights to support the Sr. Public Relations Manager on the development of PR strategies and execution plans.
Supports the Sr. Public Relations Manager in the creation of processes and policies to ensure efficiency in handling crisis communications and PR issues across the organization.
Develop media relations in Europe with veterinary trade, business publications, and local outlets in key countries.
Oversee media outreach in Europe that supports product-level announcements and community building initiatives.
Manage PR strategy and outreach for IDEXX’s OPTI and Livestock, Poultry, Dairy divisions, in consult with the Sr. Public Relations Manager.
Support the localization of PR and brand communications for key countries in Europe.
Manage and protect IDEXX’s reputation globally through online listening and the monitoring of incoming media requests.
What you will need to succeed:
Bachelors degree, preferably in communications or related field.
2+ years of experience in Public Relations.
Fluent in French or German, as well as English.
Strong grasp of PR fundamentals including drafting content for traditional media and social channels, building media lists, pitching, and research.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail.
Ability to exercise high judgment in narrow time-frames.
An entrepreneurial spirit, including the ability to work independently and autonomously.
Personal computer skills, including Microsoft Office.
Extensive sitting, phone and computer use
Some travel may be required
We’re proud of the work we do, because our work matters. An innovation leader in every industry we serve, we follow our Purpose and Guiding Principles to help pet owners worldwide keep their companion animals health and happy, to ensure safe drinking water for billions, and to help farmers protect livestock and poultry from disease. We have customers in over 175 countries and a global workforce of over 9,000 talented people.
So, what does that mean for you? We enrich livelihoods of our employees with a positive and respectful work culture that embraces challenges and encourages learning and discovery. At IDEXX, you will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives and benefits while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement. Let’s pursue what matters together!
IDEXX values a diverse workforce and workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.
IDEXX is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.