PR Account Executive

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Permanent contract
New York
Salary: Not specified
Occasional remote
Skills & expertise
Creative vision


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About us

WeWard is the walking app that celebrates movement with engaging rewards.

Through insights, gamification, charity support, and financial incentives, WeWard helps people to make walking a daily habit that they can get excited about.

Since 2019, WeWard has been growing exponentially:

  • 20 millions users around the globe, boosting their daily step count by an average of 25%

  • 40 employees in 2 offices (New York City and Paris)

  • 18 million dollars redistributed to users

  • 1 million dollars donated to associations

Not only that, but the company has also managed to achieve an impressive annual revenue, attracting renowned clients including Nike, Adidas or

WeWard is the company for you if you want to:

  • Work on a product with a strong community (1.3 millions followers on Instagram) and in constant improvement 🚀

  • Learn from great colleagues in a positive work environment that thrives on ambition, drive, humility, transparency, and teamwork  🤗

  • Enjoy activities organized by the Happiness team (Meetups, brown bag lunch, Mario Kart competitions, karaoke, games bar, seminars, etc.) 🎉

Preferred experience

Your future team and missions 💪 

Reporting directly to Yves, our CEO, and working with the marketing teams (based in US and in France), you are about to embark on an exciting adventure! Your missions are:

  • Own our external communication kit (our story, our values…)

  • Define our different communication audiences, key themes and key messages

  • Identify key internal spokespeople and topics to position them

  • Increase app downloads through B2C media targets

  • Making WeWard the benchmark for mobile health and wellness applications in the press

  • Increase and articulate WeWard’s SEO thanks to your industry knowledge and media coverage

  • Follow up on coverage results and communicate them internally

  • Position WeWard through prizes and awards

  • Identify events, conferences or podcasts to participate in

  • Organize internal events for prospects and clients

You’re the perfect match if you have… 🎯

🏆 At least 3 years of press relations experience in a hyper-growth organization.

💬 Seeking a PR professional with exceptional verbal skills. The ideal candidate must be comfortable making bold phone calls to maximize our media impact.

📱 A demonstrated experience in the mobile app/ Tech industry, showcasing your ability to navigate and excel in this vibrant and ever evolving landscape.

📈 A data-centric warrior mind, finding joy in analysis and strategic action.

💡 A creative spirit, always bubbling with groundbreaking ideas.

🦄 A startup soul, hungry to make an indelible mark in a dynamic team.

Our expectations:

✍️ Your refined visual sensibility has cultivated a discerning eye, and you derive daily pleasure from drawing inspiration from trends to determine what resonates and what doesn’t!

📊 Handling multiple tasks simultaneously is something you enjoy, and your diligence, coupled with remarkable organizational skills, ensures your success!

💡 Unleashing your creativity to generate new ideas brings you joy! The spirit of WeWard has always embraced the Test & Learn approach, entrusting you to experiment with new concepts!

🌱 Your enthusiasm to be part of the health and wellness sector is evident.

👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Your specific attraction to the startup world and your desire to make a tangible impact in the team you’re joining are key aspects.

🌍 We are currently present in Spain, Italy, the US, Germany, the UK… and you aspire to grow in an international environment.

What we offer… 🎁

100% covered health insurance: We’ve got you and your family’s health fully covered with Aetna. This includes Dental and Vision. At WeWard, your wellbeing is a priority, not an afterthought.

Global work culture: WeWard offers at least one visit per year to get chances to work from our stylish Paris office, blending cultural diversity with professional growth.

Work-Life balance: Work remotely up to 2 days per week. Take advantage of a flexible remote work policy that blends in-office collaboration in our downtown New York City office with a home-based focus.

25 days of PTO + federal holidays: We believe in working hard and recharging harder. Enjoy our generous Paid Time Off policy that empowers you to take the breaks you need, when you need them.

Commuter benefits: We utilize pre-tax dollars that are deducted directly from your paycheck, allowing you to get to work with a little less effort.

401k Plan: We encourage all employees to consider saving for their retirement.

Walking Allowance: An innovative monthly reimbursement for walking!

Recruitment process

Recruitment process ⏳

  • 30-min call with the HR Manager

  • 30-min interview with  Yves, and Laura our Social Media and Press Manager EU

  • A case study followed by a 1 hour debrief with the Marketing team, with dedicated time for mutual feedback.

We finish with a tour of our offices to introduce you to other members of the team. And finally, if all goes well…  Welcome!

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