Public Relations Manager - Content Generation
Santa Clara , California
August 23, 2016
At Applied Materials, our innovations make possible the technology shaping the future. As the world's #1 semiconductor and display equipment company, we have exciting stories to tell and we need help telling them! We are looking for a strong writer with a passion for storytelling to join our public relations team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Generate stories and content for media pitches, blogs, videos and employee intranet
  • Work with other groups and functions throughout the company to research and develop interesting stories
  • Contribute content to Applied's social media channels
  • Manage development of communications content with others on the PR team
  • Expand Applied's reach by fostering relationships with new reporters and influencers

Functional Knowledge
  • To succeed in this role requires prior PR agency or corporate PR/communications experience and/or a journalism background
  • Strong writing skills are a must
  • Ability to translate complex technologies into compelling stories for a variety of internal and external audiences
  • Familiarity and understanding of social media content strategies
  • Video production skills/knowledge is a plus

Business Expertise
Semiconductor/technology industry expertise is a major plus (although it is not required)


  • Provides guidance to team members with less experience; leads projects with minimal oversight
  • Represents the corporate communications team in projects involving other departments, areas of the Company, and/or with the public

Problem Solving

  • Strong decision making skills; ability to come up with creative solutions to challenges as they arise
  • Creative thinker; takes a new perspective on existing solutions and processes
  • Energetic, motivated and passionate
  • Enjoys meeting people/working with multiple groups within the company
  • Good sense of humor


    • Bachelor's Degree
    • At least 5 - 8 years of experience in PR, corporate communications or journalism
    Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
    A little about us:
    A global leader in materials engineering solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic (PV) industries.

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