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Digital PR Specialist

| Chicago

The Opportunity
Vivid Seats is the largest independent online ticket marketplace, sending tens of millions of fans to live events. Experiences Matter. The importance of them is expanding rapidly as the industry continues to grow year over year. Working at Vivid Seats provides an opportunity to scale our best in class platform, allowing our fans to sit closer and see more. 
At Vivid Seats, you will have the opportunity to work with the flexibility and the speed of a startup while operating at massive, profitable scale. We keep our teams lean, giving every single employee direct accountability to creating a positive ticket buying experience. We are relentless and move quickly to release new features and content to our applications daily. Your ideas are heard and implemented, your hard work rewarded. Being a part of our team means that you have the ability to drive impact and own the innovation that allows us to connect our tens of millions of unique monthly users to the memorable experiences that live events create.

As a Digital PR Specialist at Vivid Seats you will be a key individual in the promotion of our content to journalists, website owners, major media, influencers, bloggers, and industry leaders. You will be leading this by building and maintaining these relationships with the various outlets.

In this position you will be intersect between our SEO and Marketing teams driving traffic to our content and help promote our brand's story. An ideal candidate will be a self-starter, obsessed with building relationships and performing outreach. Pitching and placing content through these relationships, using data to market both our brand and the other outlets.

The Digital PR Specialist should also be very creative in their approach, this opportunity is a clean slate in one of the largest live event marketplaces in the country. This offers an opportunity to be very creative in their campaigns, we are looking to improve on our approach and pursue ideas we have not tried in the past! This is a chance to broaden your network and utilize your creative mindset all while working in the live event industry

To be successful, you'll need

  • Proven Career in Sales/SEO/Marketing/PR
  • Skilled in building connections and maintaining relationships
  • Knowledge of white hat link building and associated tools (Ahrefs, Majestic, Moz, etc.) preferred
  • Self-starter mindset
  • Strong persuasive and written communication
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Creativity, fearlessness and an unwavering commitment to putting our customer first

What We Offer
We are passionate about creating memorable experiences for our fans… and the best in class experience for our employees. Vivid Seats offers competitive compensation levels, individual and team-based bonus opportunities, generous benefits package and Flex PTO policy plus a variety of workplace perks. The most exciting one: We offer our employees $100 worth of credits each month to spend on Vivid Seats tickets along with promotional discounts. At the heart of it, we are all fans of great live events. We want to help you get there more often.
Location
111 N Canal Suite #800
Chicago, IL 60606


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • SpringFrameworks
    • JSPFrameworks
    • DockerFrameworks
    • KubernetesFrameworks
    • AWSFrameworks
    • AuroraFrameworks
    • SpringbootFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Constant ContactEmail
    • MailChimpEmail

Location

Located in the Loop near major transportation lines including Ogilvie and Union stations, as well as the Brown, Purple, Green, and Blue CTA lines
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What are Vivid Seats Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

We offer discounts on tickets to attend your favorite events along with great health insurance plans with healthy employer subsidies, and pre-tax commuter benefits. . We host catered lunches and regular happy hours to recognize birthdays and celebrate successes. Our corporate office provides a fully paid in-building gym membership for your morning yoga or lunchtime run. For those with strong balance skills, we also have treadmill and bike desks!

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