UWM

Public Relations Strategist III

Business Unit
United Wholesale Mortgage
Location
US-MI-Pontiac

 

As the PR Strategist, you will play a dynamic role in helping us tell our story to journalists, stakeholders, influencers, thought leaders and our social network. Specifically, you will develop communication plans, materials and campaigns based on your understanding of journalists interests; uncover newsworthy opportunities across the company to build our reputation and drive awareness. This role will also have a heightened focus on brand journalism – strategic content and communications planning and directing. Focus on the platforms we use for content, and how to reach the right audiences. We’re looking for a great communicator who can understand how to leverage our unique culture and business approach to drive our reputation across social, digital and print channels.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

• Leveraging existing relationships with local and national media to elevate the profiles of UWM and its leaders

• Writing press releases, pitching ideas, finding news angles, writing and securing bylines

• Thinking through and executing on all aspects of a media opportunity – from the pitch, to staging, to talk points, to follow-through

• Deliver weekly/monthly content to various publications so UWM or UWM preferred messaging in always in the news (i.e. Mortgage broker advocacy content, culture/leadership oriented content)

• Write and submit company award applications

• Keep informed of industry trends, articles, reports, blogs and competitive research

• Seek out speaking opportunities and participate in relevant organizations to elevate our profile in the local market

• Build and maintain editorial and speaking calendars

• Develop strategic content plans to reach specific audiences with increased original content (i.e. more pointed content for real estate publications, lifestyle pubs etc.)

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

• BA/BS Degree in Public Relations, Communications or a related field

• Experience working with reporters and an established network to back it up

• At least five years of experience in PR

• Outstanding writing and communication skills

• Ability to leverage content and news

• Experience in a publicly traded company a plus

 

Culture fit:

• You’re a thinker and a doer – we run lean and have no room for figure heads.

• You wake up each day happy – and stay that way. Bad attitudes are not welcome here.

• You thrive in a team environment. We’re one big family who has fun together and helps each other.

• You’re a thumb pointer – you take accountability for your actions

• You are curious and always looking to up your game

• You are open to learning – we are big on getting better and there’s always room for improvement

• You have a good work ethic

THE PLACE & THE PERKS

Ready to join thousands of talented team members who are making the dream of home ownership possible for more Americans? It’s all happening on UWM’s campus, where our award-winning workplace packs plenty of perks and amenities that keep the atmosphere buzzing with energy and excitement.

 

It’s no wonder that out of our six pillars, People Are Our Greatest Asset is number one. It’s at the very heart of how we treat each other, our clients and our community. Whether it’s providing elite client service or continuously striving to improve, our pillars provide a pathway to a more successful personal and professional life.

 

From the team member that holds a door open to the one that helps guide your career, you’ll feel the encouragement and support on day one. No matter your race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation and ethnicity, you’ll be welcomed here. Accepted here. And empowered to Be You Here.

 

More reasons you’ll love working here include:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) after just 30 days
  • Additional parental and maternity leave benefits after 12 months
  • Adoption reimbursement program
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • Paid training and career development
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Mortgage discount and area business discounts
  • Free membership to our large, state-of-the-art fitness center, including exercise classes such as yoga and Zumba, various sports leagues and a full-size basketball court
  • Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon 
  • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch
  • Convenience store featuring healthy grab-and-go snacks
  • In-house Starbucks and Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company
  • Indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi

DISCLAIMER

Ready to join thousands of talented team members who are making the dream of home ownership possible for more Americans? It’s all happening on UWM’s campus, where our award-winning workplace packs plenty of perks and amenities that keep the atmosphere buzzing with energy and excitement.  

 

From the team member that holds a door open to the one that helps guide your career, you’ll feel the encouragement and support on day one. No matter your race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation and ethnicity, you’ll be welcomed here. Accepted here. And empowered to Be You Here.   

 

It’s no wonder that of our six pillars, People Are Our Greatest Asset is number one. It’s at the very heart of how we treat each other, our clients and our community. Whether it’s providing elite client service or continuously striving to improve, our pillars provide a pathway to a more successful personal and professional life. 

 

More reasons you’ll love working here include: 

Paid Time Off (PTO) after just 30 days 
Additional parental and maternity leave benefits after 12 months 
Adoption reimbursement program 
Paid volunteer hours 
Paid training and career development 
Medical, dental, vision and life insurance 
401k with employer match 
Mortgage discount and area business discounts 
Free membership to our large, state-of-the-art fitness center, including exercise classes such as yoga and Zumba, various sports leagues and a full-size basketball court 
Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon  
Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch  
Convenience store featuring healthy grab-and-go snacks 
In-house Starbucks and Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company 
Indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi 

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