Press Relations Manager

Created on 12-06-2019
Location Berlin


Company Description

BlaBlaCar is the world’s leading long-distance carpooling platform – a global, trusted community of 70 million drivers and passengers in 22 countries.

The platform connects people looking to travel long distances with drivers heading the same way, so they can travel together and share the cost.

With the recent integration of a coach network and a commuter carpooling service, BlaBlaCar aims to become the go-to for shared road mobility.

Affordable, convenient and user-friendly, wherever there’s a road, there’s a BlaBlaCar.

Job Description

Why join us?

In your role as PR manager, you’ll be part of the local BlaBlaCar-Team in Germany.  Your desk and a variety of exciting tasks await you in an office directly in the center of Berlin. Occasional travels and the constant exchange with colleagues around the world give your daily work life an international touch.

Our mission is to turn every car into a BlaBlaCar by creating the ridesharing reflex in people’s mind, positioning BlaBlaCar as the most fun and serious service and having our members become evangelists of BlaBlaCar on social networks and in real life. As such, the role requires a sharp, creative, dynamic and rigorous mind.

What you will directly contribute to

  • Establishing BlaBlaCar in the public as innovative and sustainable way of travelling, that co-creates the future of mobility

  • Planning, building and managing local PR projects in coordination with global communications

  • Representing BlaBlaCar as external spokesperson (press inquiries and speaking engagements at conferences/panel discussions/symposiums)

  • Maintaining contacts to journalists and public stakeholders

  • Creating a positive buzz around BlaBlaCar and BlaBlaBus in the media

  • Building & implementing a roadmap for PR operations in Germany

  • Providing research and written content for pitches

  • Tracking and measuring success of communication campaigns, including the amount and quality of press coverage

  • Working with general management to prepare for conferences and/or media interviews

  • Planning and executing events in the region (e.g. press launches)


What you will need to be successful

  • 2 - 3 years of experience in a PR position

  • Native level in German and fluent in English

  • Thorough knowledge of the German media landscape

  • Unwavering verbal communications skills in any situation

  • Excellent spelling and writing facility

  • High sense of organization and method, big energy, efficiency, creativity, proactivity and ingenuity in any circumstance

  • Ability to work with international teams

  • Ability to work autonomously with tight deadlines

Additional Information

A few practical details about the role:

  • Start: As soon as you are ready!

  • Location: Berlin

  • Contract: Permanent Contrat 

  • Compensation: Competitive package based on experience

What we offer all of our employees:

  • A start-up spirit that fosters agility, teamwork and impact

  • An inspiring working environment including state-of-the-art office spaces

  • Free carpooling to live our value “Be The Member”

  • Annual BlaBlaBreak which takes us all for an unforgettable weekend

  • Possibility to do a BlaBlaSwap once a year and go work from another BlaBlaOffice abroad

  • Bi-Weekly BlaBlaTalks when we learn from each other

  • Weekly Tech Demos

What is next?

If you are ready to join our exciting journey, please apply below: upload your resume in English (PDF format) and answer our questions in English.

Kindly note that only complete applications will be reviewed by our hiring team and that all your information will be kept confidential.


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