Overview

Media Relations  – APPLY HERE

Alpinestars is currently adding positions to its Media Department. Main responsibilities will be overall brand communication for Alpinestars’ Motorcycle division; company identity and product awareness, through external media communications/relations and public relations outreach, at sporting events and trade shows.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This key role requires initiating, developing and maintaining relationships on all levels of motor sports media, including print and new media. Primary responsibilities are to:

• Develop relationships and pitch to U.S. media in order to create opportunities that keep the company and its products in front of the public and the trade
• Develop compelling ways in which to present product to members of the media
• Maintain and develop media contact list and media distribution lists
• Track media coverage and report back to Alpinestars stakeholders
• Develop full understanding of the features, benefits, and positioning of Alpinestars products across the Motorcycle, Auto and Cycling divisions

EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS: The position would suit candidates that have experience working in media communication within the action/motor sports industry, in particular, motor/auto sports. Successful candidate should have:

• Outstanding knowledge of the action/motor sports industry and endemic media relations/public relations/corporate communications.
• Exemplary English written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills
• Experience in media communications
• Ability to travel and to work weekends
• Familiarity with lifestyle and motorsports periodicals
• Strong drive to succeed & great relationship development skills

ATTRIBUTES:

• Excel
• Presenting Skills
• Proactive
• Quick to respond
• Reliable
• Be available for your customers
• Approachable
• Seek out media spots and lists

PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT: The position is based in Torrance, CA

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