Media & Issues Public Relations Manager

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Mozilla is looking for a Media Relations Manager to join our team of communications all-stars, responsible for sharing Mozilla’s unique stories and amazing products with the world. You will handle outreach and media strategy for Mozilla’s issues agenda and policy initiatives. This may include campaigns to support and improve, universal internet access, consumer privacy, cybersecurity, copyright reform, patent reform, and Web inclusion, as well as helping to promote our technological innovations build for a better digital future for all. You will also handle proactive and reactive press requests for Mozilla and its products and policy initiatives, interfacing daily with members of the media and supporting Mozilla executives as impactful spokespeople. In this role you will work with our global network of PR agencies as well as our growing community of PR contributors to tell our stories in creative and compelling ways.  An extensive PR background, messaging savvy and strong, existing consumer and technology media relationships are required. Journalism background, as well, is a plus. This position will report to the Director of Global Communications with day-to-day work with the Global Editorial Director.


As a Media Relations Manager at Mozilla, you will be:
  • Driving process, strategy, recommendations around all incoming media opps for best possible result – turning reactive into active. (this is more than a full-time job most days and includes cross-team and agency support)
  • Overseeing organization/updating of all press centers and press materials, statements/FAQs etc to team and spokespeople
  • Working with the global team to identify trends and possible pitches and predict reactive statements as needed
  • Helping to maintain our announcement calendar, activity tracker, weekly SCVP report etc.
  • Supporting our policy and product teams on major launches, product and corporate campaigns and activities
Your Professional Profile:
  • 4+ years relevant experience
  • Excellent writing and social communication skills
  • Strong character, ethics, attention to detail and a high standard of performance
  • Prior experience leading media relations
  • Mix of in-house, agency and media experience a plus
  • Experience working with open source communities, policy, consumer technology and/or developer communities a plus
  • German and English written and oral communications fluency


About Mozilla

Mozilla exists to build the Internet as a public resource accessible to all because we believe that open and free is better than closed and controlled. Join us and become part of our mission to promote openness, innovation and opportunity online. Mozilla is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity throughout our recruiting and hiring process and is dedicated to growing diversity in our workplace.