Sunrun is the nations leading home solar, battery storage, and energy services company. Our mission is to confront our planets biggest challenge, climate change, by creating a planet run by the sun. This mission requires passion, determination and a diverse growing army of talented professionals. Explore joining our mission by connecting with Sunrun's Talent Network or by submitting an application to this job today. Overview The Media Manager is at the forefront of educating consumers, policymakers, investment and business partners, and Sunrun employees about Sunrun through media relations and communications campaigns. We are looking for an advocate for clean energy, superb storyteller, and a creative, innovative, strategic brain behind efforts to engage people around the Sunrun narrative, which is passionate about providing Americans access to more energy choices by way of home solar and batteries and building the energy system of the future.The Media Manager will have significant experience in nationwide consumer and corporate media, and thrive on newsroom buzz, chasing stories, and lifting Sunruns brand. They will pursue high-quality consumer stories and build human-centered narratives. The position will require a demonstrated ability to write compelling content and will look for opportunities to generate news by proactively using the daily consumer news cycle.Reporting to the Head of Communications and Public Affairs and will work directly with Sunruns executive leadership team. You will also work closely and collaboratively with the product, marketing, and policy teams, as well as the Corporate Communications Manager. Responsibilities Support efforts to improve awareness and recognition of Sunrun as the leading home solar, battery, and energy services company in the United States.Partner with internal stakeholders, executives, and an external public relations agency to develop and execute coordinated consumer communications campaigns and activities.Lead the day-to-day press office, including media inquiries and responses, crisis communications, and more.Develop relationships with key mainstream consumer media and proactively pitch stories.Build content including writing blogs, press releases, opinion editorials, and executive communications.Experience in developing strategic, coordinated communications campaigns.Assist and lead initiatives touching the executive team, such as (but not limited to) speaking engagements and media interviews. Responsible for preparing briefings ahead of engagements.Proactively identify consumer communications opportunities, make recommendations, and then execute.Operate under a sense of urgency, meeting deadlines, and seeing projects through to completion.Develop and foster collaborative relationships with colleagues in other functions including Policy, Investor Relations, Legal, Marketing, Products, Customer Care, and Sales.Establish and develop Sunrun press kit and foster a network of trained and effective spokespeople.Track, supervise, and measure media engagement and impact. Qualifications Minimum of 3 years of experience in public relations or corporate/consumer communications, preferably in an agency or large corporate environment.Demonstrated knowledge of media landscape digital, print, online, social and how to bring to bear content strategies across channels.Understanding of and passion for renewable/clean energy.Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong attention to detail.Strong interpersonal skills, including working collaboratively with other teams and functions, and the ability to build trust and gain confidence (particularly with executive leaders).Ability to see the big picture and how the details come together to form it.Shown experience distilling sophisticated ideas, details, and facts into clear and simple messages.Excellent active listening, questioning, and facilitation skills.Consistent track record to plan and prioritize multiple projects and demands by exhibiting strong organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.Ability to work independently and under pressure.Experience using media monitoring and engagement services (Cision, Public Relay, Muck Rack, Critical Mention, TV Eyes, Meltwater, Business Newswire, etc). Solar Careers For All Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone.We are committed to equal employment opportunity without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.