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Senior PR Manager (m/f/x)



Marketing & Communications
Middletown, RI, USA · Vienna, Austria
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024
At refurbed we deeply care about the environment and the future of our planet. We are passionate about sustainability and want to make a positive impact. We have made it our purpose to change the world for the better and aspire to make refurbished products the new normal. In achieving our mission, we need people who share our beliefs and who want to be part of this exciting journey. Sounds interesting? Read on!

We are the fastest growing marketplace for refurbished electronics in the German speaking region and are based in Vienna. Through our marketplace, completely renewed electronics like phones, laptops and tablets that are up to 40% cheaper and 100% more sustainable are sold to consumers. We founded the company in February 2017 and expanded to Italy, France and further European countries already. Yes, we also won several awards along the way and we have become one of the fastest growing start-ups in Europe, but most importantly – we have come so far thanks to our people. Represented by more than 30 different nationalities, our 150+ team members follow a shared goal. Consisting of experts with international experience in the refurbishing industry and working with the latest tech stack, they commit to making a difference on a daily basis. Want to learn more about what it’s like to be part of our team, who we are and how we roll? Visit https://careers.refurbed.com/ to gain more insights.

For our highly motivated Brand and Content Marketing DACH team within our Marketing department, we are looking for a Senior / Intermediate PR Manager (m/f/x). Together with your team of bright, innovative minds, you will work on new Social Media, Brand and PR strategies as well as on campaigns and contribute to the further growth of refurbed.

Together with you and your talent we want to make consumption sustainable and build the leading marketplace for refurbished products in Europe. Join us on our mission! #TalentForFuture
Who you are
  • You have strong experience in PR / Corporate Communications - either in a cooperation, in an agency or as self-employed (ideally, a minimum of 3 years in the field)
  • You studied Communications, Public Relations, Psychology or a related career.
  • You speak fluent German (C2 level) and fluent English (C1)
  • Circular economy and sustainability are your passion
  • You have first experience advising C-Suite in image, perception, interview preparations, etc.
  • You want to spend your time making a difference
What you'll do
  • You will be the main responsible for monitoring and adjusting Refurbed’s perception and image in line with our PR strategy
  • Your overall goal is to make key messages available and heard throughout all the relevant channels
  • You will manage our presence on different channels and social media accounts
  • You will work on screening the media coverage and founders’ social media accounts and defining action points for the PR agencies.
  • You will participate in discussions on Right to repair, circular economy, etc.
  • You will coordinate the channels for PR (incl. founders’ channels)
Additional factors we appreciate
  • Experience in a multinational environment
  • Knowledge of Circular Economy
  • Experience in managing bad press
  • Always bringing out-of-the-box ideas and a growth mindset
Why you should work with us
A mission:
Let’s not waste our talent and use our valuable time to make a difference and help fix our planet. We care about the world – Join us on our mission and be part of our exciting journey!

Our culture and values:
  • Decisions should be made based on facts and not by hierarchy levels? We sure think so!
  • We embrace giving and receiving feedback, testing and welcoming new ideas, as well as sharing our knowledge across the company.
  • You fail sometimes? Well, so do we! We’re all just human, let’s not cry about it but learn from our mistakes to improve in the future!

Diversity and Inclusion:
  • No matter who you love, where you’re from, who you pray to, whether you pee sitting down or standing up – we are a bunch of talented people who enjoy spending our time making a difference!
  • We hire for extra perspective and have around 150+ great individuals from 30 nationalities and everyone brings something new to the table – no need to fly around the world, the refurbed family feels like travelling!

Development and Happiness:
  • You’ll get a smooth start by joining our 1.5 week long Onboarding Process to learn about our concept and what each department is doing to achieve our mission.
  • We are keen on Career Development – So join our trainings, language courses or any other development program that will help you grow personally & professionally and steer your career into the future you are planning.
  • With an average of 80% overall company happiness, month after month, you will be part of a company that values its team members and their well-being.

Events and Fun:
  • We like spending time with each other and we love parties and host four big parties each year (including our very own refurbed Oktoberfest!), monthly Townhall meetings and also support team events with a budget!
  • Not a party animal? No problem at all - join one of our awesome refurbed clubs and do yoga, go hiking or play football with fellow team members. In the office we can come together for drinks, cookies, ice cream, a game of table football or darts, whenever we feel like it.

  • We trust you to do the best job, so we don't care so much when you do it – you are able to self-organize.
  • Work from home or in our modern and sustainable office in the heart of Vienna – we love dogs, so feel free to bring your furry little buddy too. And yes, there are free fruit, coffee & drinks in the office :)
Your application
You want to build the leading marketplace for refurbished electronics in Europe and change the world by making it easier to sell sustainable products? Then apply now.

Please include a cover letter, references and any relevant projects you want us to look at.

For legal matters we state that the minimum wage for this position is 30,000 € gross per year. However, depending on your qualification a higher salary obviously is very likely.