Director Public Relations (Marketing)
As a leading worldwide provider of navigation devices and wearable technology, our focus is on developing, designing and supporting superior products. Our advanced technology promotes performance, safety and ease of use in every market we serve. That makes us an engineering and technology company with a keen focus on recruiting talent in those fields. But the same vertical integration business model that keeps all design and manufacturing processes in-house also gives us the incentive to hire top performers from different backgrounds, including operations, finance and accounting, information technology, sales, marketing and communications.
In Marketing, we dream it and create it. All of the company?s promotional and marketing needs are completed in-house. This includes everything from advertising, promotions and print production to media relations, exhibition coordination and website maintenance. Everyone from artists, writers, designers, media buyers, event coordinators, video producers/editors and public relations specialists work together to bring campaigns and product-centric promotions to life. If you?re into public and media relations , gather up your resume and show us your vision.
We are looking for a full-time Director of Public Relations for our headquarters in the Greater Kansas City area. In this role, you will be responsible as the Director of Public Relations to serve as Garmin?s spokesperson, manage a team of public relations associates and direct all global public relations and media relations strategies for Garmin. The Director will form strong professional relationships with members of the media and influential professionals to generate positive, wide-reaching media coverage for Garmin. Other essential functions include:
Qualified candidates possess a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications, Business, Engineering or a related field. Other requirements include:
International business experience, Strong aptitude for consumer electronics devices, Solid financial acumen and effective business negotiation skills, Experience with industry analysts and/or the institutional investor community, and International business experience are highly preferred.
Our benefits are designed to lead an evolving marketplace, support innovation and encourage a healthy balance between work and life. They allow our associates to make their own decisions about their wellbeing and future and consistently rank Garmin as a top tier benefits provider when compared to other high-tech employers. We offer a choice of high value medical, dental and vision plans with low or no premiums, to fit your and your family?s preferences. In addition, Garmin?s financial benefits include a generous 401K retirement plan that provides 5% of pay base contribution plus a match of 75 cents for every dollar you contribute to a maximum of 10% of your compensation. The employee stock purchase plan allows for shares to be bought at a 15% discount. Garmin offers many other benefits and perks ranging from wellbeing initiatives, educational assistance and career development, community charity support, and employee discounts just to name a few.