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About the job

NerdWallet is seeking a Communications Specialist that can make a significant impact on our business. A successful candidate understands the media landscape, is quick to catch newsworthy trends and is an expert in time management and prioritization. The role requires the ability to work in a team environment and build effective relationships both externally with media partners and internally within our organization. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about making an immediate impact at a profitable, growing company.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain syndication relationships with key media partners (e.g. MarketWatch, Apple News)
  • Work with our Content team to develop and pitch weekly story ideas to media partners
  • Monitor media partner sites to: identify stories gaining traction, ensure partners are following content guidelines and identify new major announcements / partner movements (e.g. partner acquisitions)
  • Identify new partners that will help position NerdWallet as a trusted resource for consumers

Requirements

  • 2-3 years experience in PR, communications, or external account management
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications, marketing or a related field
  • Maintain awareness of current news and events, changes in national and local media and overall financial trends
  • Experience using Looker, SQL, Google Analytics, Tableau platforms a plus
  • Self-motivated, fast learner, and strategic thinker; able to achieve high impact in a dynamic environment
  • Entrepreneurial spirit in helping build out a new business and communications program for the company