Public Relations Specialist at RepairSmith

| Greater LA Area
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ABOUT US
 
Car repair delivered | A new way to repair your car in your driveway or at our shop
Backed by Daimler AG, RepairSmith provides the most convenient car repair and maintenance. For the first time, car owners can choose to get their repair delivered to their driveway or drop it off at our shop. We deliver an upfront price, online booking, after-hours support, and a full warranty.
Our delivery mechanics are committed to customer satisfaction to deliver an exceptional experience for car owners in their driveway. Our certified shops are 4+ star rated and fully vetted on-site by our team. We stand behind all work, delivery and drop off, with a 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty.
THE JOB:
RepairSmith is looking for a Public Relations Specialist join RepairSmith’s Marketing team in a part-time contract role. This role will report to the Senior Director of Brand & Communications and will be responsible for driving local media coverage in support of building awareness of the RepairSmith brand.
RepairSmith is a newly launched company with service in the state of California and the city of Las Vegas. The company seeks an experienced public relations professional who can identify, pursue and deliver local media coverage. 

WE WILL DEPEND ON THIS PERSON TO:

  • Develop and maintain local media lists of contacts relevant for each of RepairSmith’s service locations, including, online, print and broadcast outlets.
  • Develop customized media pitches in support of RepairSmith events and special campaigns.
  • Actively pitch media to secure local media coverage. Collaborate with RepairSmith to fulfill media requests for interviews, assets, and related requests.
  • Proactively identify organic opportunities to pitch RepairSmith in-between events and special campaigns.
  • Maintain reports capturing pitch feedback and coverage secured.

WHAT YOU BRING:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing, journalism or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience pitching media. Agency experience preferred.
  • Results-oriented, self-starter with a track record of securing successful local media placements.
  • Creative storyteller who can leverage RepairSmith events and campaigns to build pitches that resonate with local reporters.
  • Excellent writing and editing abilities in AP style.

This position is a part-time contract role at RepairSmith’s headquarters in El Segundo. Applicants from remote locations will be considered as this role does not require an in-office presence.
Applicants must submit a resume and portfolio of earned media placements for consideration. 
Interviews will take place after resumes have been screened for minimum requirements. Please note that this position is not restricted solely to the responsibilities listed above and that the job scope and responsibilities are subject to change.
REPAIRSMITH, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, AGE, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, PROTECTED VETERAN STATUS, OR ANY OTHER CHARACTERISTIC PROTECTED UNDER FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL LAW.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks

Location

2333 Utah Ave, El Segundo, CA 90245

An Insider's view of RepairSmith

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Within the LA tech scene, I've worked at companies ranging from 3-300 employees that ran the gamut in terms of company culture. RepairSmith has been a welcome surprise. For a company as small and early-stage as it is - we have an incredible work/life balance, certainly the best of any startup I have been a part of. My dog is VERY happy about this.

Sandra

Senior Software Engineer, Team Lead

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As a PM & stand-up comic, I’m tasked with building consensus. When I’m on stage, it's by getting a room full of strangers to laugh. When I’m in a meeting, it's by getting stakeholders to harmonize. I collaborate by listening actively, building rapport, & delivering well-timed punch-lines. If all else fails, I heckle my audience -- meetings included

Amir

Product Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

People who have the willingness to work hard and go above and beyond to provide the best customer service tend to thrive here. Being eager to learn new things, be adaptable to change, and most importantly being a team player no matter what.

Kim

Repair Advisor

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe in the office is very laid-back like most startups as employees can dress casually and dogs are welcome. We're still very much a work hard, play hard atmosphere. There’s a lot of work to be done, but I really appreciate that there's not a pressure to overwork yourself to the point where you don’t have a work-life balance.

Bryce

Customer Success Associate

What are RepairSmith Perks + Benefits

RepairSmith Benefits Overview

We are on a mission to create an entirely new, more convenient car repair experience for car owners and hope you’ll come along for the ride!

Our culture is built upon four key principles:

Purpose: Our mission is to make owning and maintaining a car easy.
Autonomy: We are results-oriented.
Mastery: You choose your tools for your craft.
Communication: All-hands team meetings and public KPIs.

We Offer:

Competitive salaries and bonus
Unlimited vacation time
Work from home capabilities
100% company paid employee medical, dental and vision insurance; PPO and HMO
Casual atmosphere and great people to work with!

Culture
Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
RepairSmith's team fitness initiatives include In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Quarterly team outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Parking
We offer employees free onsite parking.
Pet Friendly
RepairSmith's pet policy occasionally brings your pet to work days.
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $1000
Lunch and learns
RepairSmith hosts lunch and learn meetings weekly.
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