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Senior PR Communications Specialist, Metro/Prepaid Brands

Company: T-Mobile
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Be unstoppable with us!
T-Mobile is synonymous with innovation-and you could be part of the team that disrupted an entire industry! We reinvented customer service, brought real 5G to the nation, and now we're shaping the future of technology in wireless and beyond. Our work is as exciting as it is rewarding, so consider the career opportunity below as your invitation to grow with us, make big things happen with us, above all, #BEYOU with us. Together, we won't stop!Sr Specialist, CommunicationsThe Senior PR Specialist will lead PR and communication efforts around T-Mobile's prepaid brands including Metro by T-Mobile. You'll build campaigns, go deep as the subject matter expert; collaborate with marketing and internal partners; develop and implement brilliant PR strategies across earned, owned and paid channels; create materials; advise executives and leadership, and land coverage in broadcast, print and online outlets. You'll work with influencers, build events and create opportunities. You'll lean into data and insights, drive news and stories, create programs that reach local communities and engage with our social teams. The ideal candidate will be a motivated, self-starter who can collaborate or work independently and will bring (and implement!) bold, break-through ideas. You'll develop thoughtful, tailored media plans, dream up and sell in unique story concepts and attention-getting moments, develop and manage reporter relationships and solve problems. And when we need you, you'll be willing to pinch hit on a wide variety of projects for the team and in lock-step with our agency resources.

** Strong preference for this role to be in Frisco, TX. We will consider other locations such as Bellevue, WA; Overland Park, KS; Atlanta, GA **

  • Bachelors Degree plus 3-5 years' experience in communications and media strategy at a PR/marketing agency or fast-paced corporate comms/PR team
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • In-depth knowledge of what makes news and how to manufacture coverage without hard news
  • Ability to partner across the company and with different teams
  • Understanding of social media's impact on media relations
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy
  • Calm under pressure amid tight deadlines
  • Able to have some fun while kicking tail
  • Understanding of consumer technology and/or wireless industry
  • Proficient using MS Office suite of productsPersonal Characteristics
    • Thrives in a fast-paced culture of change and innovation; able to think on your feet and pivot on a dime
    • Ability to work independently but know when to bring relevant and timely updates to the forefront at the right time
    • A roll-up-your-sleeves attitude with a bias towards action; a self-starter who takes initiative rather than waiting for direction; general ass-kicker
    • Works well with others whether leading or contributing to a project
    • Ensures productivity is enhanced and quality is delivered
    • Excellent follow-through skills you do what you say you'll do and dot the i's
    • Positive interpersonal and communication skills, critical thinking, upbeat attitude, high integrity, persistence and personal initiative all are required
    • Ready and willing to adapt to the possibility of uncertainty, new territory and change every day
      #LI-Corporate #LI-Hybrid
      • At least 18 years of age
      • Legally authorized to work in the United States
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • T-Mobile requires all employees in this position to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work, unless precluded from doing so by applicable law. The CDC currently defines "fully vaccinated" as two weeks after the second dose for Pfizer and Moderna, and two weeks after the single dose of Johnson & Johnson. T-Mobile will require proof of vaccination prior to successful applicant's first day of work, and will consider requests for exemption from this requirement during the offer phase (1) as a reasonable accommodation for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs where the accommodation would not cause T-Mobile undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others, or (2) for other reasons under applicable law.Never stop growing!
        T-Mobile doesn't have a corporate ladder-it's more like a jungle gym of possibilities! We love helping our employees grow in their careers, because it's that shared drive to aim high that drives our business and our culture forward.

        If you'd like to receive more information about careers at T-Mobile, sign up for the T-Mobile Talent Community today!

        T-Mobile USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All decisions concerning the employment relationship will be made without regard to age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religious affiliation, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination, retaliation or harassment based upon any of these factors is wholly inconsistent with how we do business and will not be tolerated.

        Talent comes in all forms at the Un-carrier. If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know by emailing or calling 1-844-873-9500. Please note, this contact channel is not a means to apply for or inquire about a position and we are unable to respond to non-accommodation related requests.

Keywords: T-Mobile, Bellevue , Senior PR Communications Specialist, Metro/Prepaid Brands, IT / Software / Systems , Bellevue, Washington

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