Media Relations and Public Relations position where the successful candidate will build relationships and oversee communication with journalists and other influencers, primarily in the marine industry. Build awareness of Garmin’s products and facilitate the best possible editorial coverage in print, broadcast and online media.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Drive awareness of Garmin’s marine produts and demonstrate their unique advantages of compelling design, superior quality, and best value
• Help make Garmin the global leader in the inland, coastal, sport fishing, and sailing markets
• Maintain and grow relationships with media contacts and other influencers throughout the marine industry
• Work closley with Garmin’s Marine Segment Board to develop and execute PR strategies and programs that are aligned with the segment’s goals
• Communicate a deep understanding of Garmin’s marine product line and the competitive landscape
• Assist Garmin’s Social Media Manager in developing marine content for the company’s social media channels
• Assist the Corporate Communications team and Marketing Communications department in other markets and areas as needs arise

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
• Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, English, or related degree
• A minimum of 1+ years professional media relations experience
• Demonstrated excellent verbal communication and presentation skills
• Displays compelling writing skills and knowledge of Associated Press style guidelines
• Exhibits outstanding professionalism, judgement, and integrity
• Willingness and ability to travel to trade shows and media events
• Must be a highly organized self-starter able to manage projects and meet deadlines

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

• Familiarity with consumer electronics in general and marine electronics in particular
• Passion for boating, fishing, and the outdoors
• Experience with social media

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EEO/AA
Job

Marketing Communications
Primary Location

USA-KS-Olathe
Organization
Garmin International, Inc.
Schedule

Full-time
Job Class

Exempt