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Publication or Company UBM Tech- Black Hat
Job Title PR Manager- Black Hat
Industry B2B Publishing, Conferences/Events, Public Relations
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location San Francisco, CA
Job Requirements The PR Manager is responsible for developing and executing communications and PR for UBM Tech’s portfolio of events, with special focus on Black Hat. Additional responsibilities include supporting the larger UBM Tech marketing communications efforts. Main responsibilities include driving event public relations, communication activities and campaign deliverables for Black Hat. This position is an excellent opportunity for growth within a larger, industry-leading marketing team, nurturing industry and media relationships and networking with industry influencers.
Specific responsibilities include:

• Deliver communications plans and strategy for Black Hat.
• Execute against defined goals of Black Hat, helping to analyze problems and opportunities, liaise with management and clients.
• Attend team meetings, delivering PR results, updates and field/voice any concerns as they relate to the events.
• Manage media and PR areas of brand Web sites, including registration set up and press registration management including pitching, qualifying and placing event related news.
• Strong technical efficiency skills to learn new internal processes and Web systems like registration, etc.
• Driving media and communications plans for Black Hat and TEN portfolio including writing press releases, pitching press, placing stories, scheduling/staffing pre-event interviews for General Manager and speakers and managing/updating the press list.
• Managing all exhibitor communications as they relate to public relations, including distribution of press lists, coordination of exhibitor announcements at events, scheduling of press meeting rooms at events, managing exhibitor center PR tasks and other exhibitor needs.
• Staff press room and provide on-site PR support for events. Duties include working room, registering press, monitoring coverage, creating daily event PR recaps for team, driving and collecting coverage, coordinating press interviews with General Managers, speakers, exhibitors and media.
• Pitch security, technology and business press/analyst/blogger communities for event coverage and attendance.
• Build and maintain relationships with press, analysts, bloggers and larger community of influencers.
• Stay on top of industry trends and latest technology advancements.
• Support marketing communications strategy and initiatives at a larger UBM Tech corporate communications level.
• Manage PR support staff as needed for special projects.
• Maintain media list and manage all updates.
• Manage relationships and contracts with third party providers including PR agencies on a case by case basis.
• Develop industry presence by attending industry and PR events that develop and nurture important relationships.

3 to 5 years of demonstrated PR and/or promotional marketing experience.
Strong writing and editing skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Excellent follow-through and follow-up skills.
Passion and excellent security related experience with interest in the business technology markets; high comfort level with technology.
Detail-oriented with ability to handle various tasks simultaneously under multiple deadlines – strong time management abilities required.
Self-motivated with ability to work with multiple teams and take direction from multiple individuals.
Travel required.
Proactive problem solving skills with a team-oriented work approach.
About Our Company UBM Tech is a global media business that provides information, events, training, data services, and marketing solutions for the technology industry. Its media brands and information services inform, educate and inspire decision makers across the entire technology market – serving engineers and design professionals, software and game developers, solutions providers and integrators, networking and communications executives, and business technology professionals. UBM Tech's industry-leading media brands include EE Times, Interop, Black Hat, InformationWeek, Game Developer Conference, Byte, CRN, and DesignCon. The company's information products include research, education, training, and data services that accelerate decision making for technology buyers. UBM Tech also offers a full range of marketing services based on its content and technology market expertise, including custom events, content marketing solutions, community development, and demand generation programs designed to help vendors identify and participate in technology buying decisions. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

At UBM plc, we invite you to be part of an organization that is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture and to being a responsible, sustainable business. UBM is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.
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