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Communication Specialist -PR and Social Media

Date: Dec 4, 2018

Location: Bangalore, India, KA, IN

Company: HARMAN International


Public Relations & Social Media Manager Duties and Responsibilities


  • Develop public and social media strategies for current and existing products, launches, and promotions for the company in order to protect and enhance HARMAN’s reputation in the market
  • Work with the HARMAN’s leadership team to understand the business priorities, objectives and go-to-market strategies and develop effective PR and Social media plans to support the division
  • Demonstrate ability to navigate and develop long-term and positive relationships with PR/marketing counterpoints at client/customer site.
  • Consistently brainstorm and collaborate with broader Communications and business teams for new ideas and strategies
  • Supervise, mentor, manage and delegate responsibilities to PR agency and build credibility and joint projects with industry analysts
  • Manage content team to produce relevant, compelling social media updates with links to products or promotions
  • Develop and produce high-quality, informative, and interesting social media posts, press releases, press kits, and related materials
  • Maintain good relationships with media and industry influencers
  • Serve as the public face of the company in interviews and press conferences, if needed
  • Organize promotional events, press conferences, tours, visits, and exhibitions
  • Analyze media coverage; develop responses when needed
  • Create presentations, articles, reports, and information for web sites, blogs, and social media accounts
  • Create and manage PR budgets, deadlines, objectives, and schedules
  • Develop or commission market research as needed


Manager Requirements and Qualifications


  • 10 years of experience in PR, Social media, Analyst and Influencer marketing. Experience of working with large, multinational company is necessary.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills is a pre-requisite; strong copywriting and content creation skills
  • Bachelors/Master’s degree in marketing, journalism, business, or related field
  • Strong knowledge of social media and consumer influencers
  • Willing to work, network and collaborate with a global communications team, sitting across countries and continents and managing time zones effectively
  • Up-to-date on latest industry trends; able to articulate trends and potential clearly and confidently
  • Strict adherence to company philosophy/mission statement
  • Strong project management skills with ability to supervise multiple projects
  • Available to work nights or weekends when needed
  • Willing to travel 20 - 30% of the time

HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (

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