Corporate Communications Specialist

Vivid Seats

The Opportunity:

Vivid Seats is the largest independent online ticket marketplace, sending tens of millions of fans to live events. Experiences Matter - which is why we continue to grow year over year. Working at Vivid Seats provides an opportunity to scale our best in class platform, allowing our fans to sit closer and see more.

At Vivid Seats, you will have the opportunity to work with the flexibility and speed of a startup; while operating at massive, profitable scale. We keep our teams lean, allowing each and every employee direct accountability to creating a positive ticket buying experience. We are relentless and move quickly to release new features and content to our applications. Good ideas are heard and implemented, and hard work rewarded. Being a part of our team means having the ability to drive impact and own the innovation that connects our tens of millions of unique monthly users to the memorable experiences that only live events create.

Position Details

Corporate Communications Specialist
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

As the Corporate Communications Specialist, you will help divulge Vivid Seats to media, policy, and community stakeholders; highlighting our company’s impact on the startup economy, fan experience, and broader community.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about Vivid Seats and understand the media, policy, and community ecosystem. Ideally, you have on-the-record experience and an ability to drive projects from conception to execution.

This role will report to the Senior Director of Public Policy & Community Engagement. You’ll be responsible for assisting with the execution of media outreach, advocacy and awareness campaigns, publication preparation and release, public events and other communications projects. You will manage project timelines, working with the Communications team, SEO team, and other internal stakeholders to ensure smooth work flow.

To be successful, you’ll need:

  • Three to five years of relevant work experience; preferably at a public affairs firm, start-up, non-profit, or political campaign 
  • First-rate personal, political, analytical, and organizational skills 
  • Strong public relations skills and experience interacting with members of the media 
  • Superb writing, editing, and proofreading skills 
  • An ability to translate complex information into simple, concise content and compelling stories 
  • An ability to be flexible, work effectively under pressure, balance multiple projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced environment

What We Offer:

We are passionate about creating memorable experiences for our fans and the best in class experience for our employees. Vivid Seats offers competitive compensation levels, individual and team-based bonus opportunities, generous benefits package and Flex PTO policy plus a variety of workplace perks. The most exciting one: We offer our employees $100 worth of credits each month to spend on Vivid Seats tickets along with promotional discounts. At the heart of it, we are all fans of great live events. We want to help you get there more often.

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