Job Description:

As a member of ObEN’s Marketing team, you will create, shape, execute and manage press announcements and communication initiatives to position ObEN as a global leader in artificial intelligence technology. We are looking for a leader with a passion for technology and entertainment, an expert storyteller and a strong writer. If you are someone that wakes up reading Recode and Variety, knows how to translate complex technologies into engaging stories, then this is the position for you. The Communications Manager will report into the Director of Marketing.


  • Develop PR strategies, campaigns, and initiatives — draft press releases, compile media lists, oversee media relations, manage media inquiries and press interviews
  • Build relationships with thought leaders to grow industry awareness
  • Manage internal blogs and write weekly content
  • Manage social media channels and develop content


  • The ideal candidate will have 7+ years of PR experience, preferably in an agency or technology company
  • Must demonstrate superb English written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong set of personal media contacts and relationships with key media in the technology, business and entertainment sectors
  • Demonstrated track record of developing successful working relationships with key media contacts
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, and be capable of working independently and in a team atmosphere
  • Must have familiarity with social media
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited four-year college or university (preferably in marketing, public relations or communications)

Application Requirements:

Please send the following to

Detailed resume and/or LinkedIn profile
Two writing samples (professional piece and a creative piece)
Cover Letter identifying your five favorite apps on your phone

Introduction to ObEN:

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ObEN is an artificial intelligence company that creates complete virtual identities for consumers and celebrities in the emerging digital world. ObEN provides Personal AI that simulates a person’s voice, face and personality, enabling never before possible social and virtual interactions. Founded in 2014, ObEN is a Softbank Ventures Korea and HTC Vive X portfolio company and is located at Idealab in Pasadena, California.