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Media Relations, Enterprise Partner Communications



Marketing & Communications
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

About the Team

OpenAI’s mission is to ensure that general-purpose artificial intelligence benefits all of humanity.

Our Communications team includes PR/media relations, employee communications, events, design, and other external-facing functions. This team’s ethos is to support OpenAI's mission and goals by clearly and authentically explaining our technology, values, and approach to safely building powerful AI.

About the Role

We’re seeking to hire a highly experienced PR professional to expand our small, high-impact team. This role will work closely with the go-to-market organization to explain the business of OpenAI, showcase our market leadership, and tell stories about how people and organizations are using AI to be more creative, productive and innovative.

The growing impact and visibility of ChatGPT and our other technologies has led to high-profile and widespread interest in OpenAI from reporters and media outlets all over the world. We believe it is our responsibility to educate external audiences about the benefits and risks of our technology, communicate our values and intentions, and explain our approach to the safe development and deployment of AI.

This role is based in San Francisco, CA. We use a hybrid work model of 3 days in the office per week and offer relocation assistance to new employees.

In this role, you will:

  • Proactively tell stories about beneficial use cases that map to OpenAI’s goals of building trust and credibility.

  • Explain the business of OpenAI, and showcase our market leadership.

  • Develop messaging and media strategy to demonstrate how OpenAI's platform helps founders / enterprises thrive.

  • Advise and empower customers to tell their own stories with our support.

  • Identify strategic media and speaking opps for go-to-market leadership in an effort to raise profiles of trusted leaders.

  • Manage partners for 1P and 3P launches.

We’re looking for a blend of qualifications, including:

  • 10+ years of professional PR experience with strong preference for enterprise tech and/or VC comms experience.

  • Experience leading strategic media campaigns and developing vertical messaging for specific industries.

  • Track record of working with senior executives to raise profile and communicate company strategy.

  • Proven track record of managing stories from end-to-end, owning relationships with top-tier reporters.

  • Experience working closely with and advising internal partners such as GTM, product, legal, etc.

  • Ability to steer or influence publications with information and experts.

  • Strong interest in AI.

You’ll thrive in this role if:

  • You want to be a part of a small, highly-experienced team that makes meaningful contributions

  • Building and maintaining relationships are your forte

  • You want to tell stories about technology that will have significant impact on the world

  • You seek and are comfortable managing high-profile, highly visible stories

  • Educating general audiences about highly technical subjects is a challenge you enjoy

  • You excel in both strategy and tactical execution

About OpenAI

OpenAI is an AI research and deployment company dedicated to ensuring that general-purpose artificial intelligence benefits all of humanity. We push the boundaries of the capabilities of AI systems and seek to safely deploy them to the world through our products. AI is an extremely powerful tool that must be created with safety and human needs at its core, and to achieve our mission, we must encompass and value the many different perspectives, voices, and experiences that form the full spectrum of humanity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

For US Based Candidates: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, and requests can be made via this link.

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