Manager, Genesis Product Public Relations

Date: Sep 23, 2023

Location: Fountain Valley, CA, US, 92708

Company: Hyundai Motor America

At Genesis, we’ve rethought our business and created cars that combine performance, quality, design and innovation into a complete package.

It’s time you rethink what you expect from an employer.

At Genesis, we understand you're not just building a career – you're building a life. We believe in our people and realize that our success is a direct result of our commitment in offering you great opportunities for your career. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for a chance to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.






The incumbent will coordinate product press communications for Genesis Motor North America. The Manager will execute strategies that maintain and enhance the credibility, reputation, and awareness of the Genesis brand and its product lineup in North America. This position will assist with coordination of all earned media objectives related to product public relations.

Major Responsibilities

  • Participate in the creation of the short & long-term product communications strategy and execution.
  • Manage day-to-day product PR activities ensuring synergies and efficiencies within Genesis Motor North America.
  • Support product PR outreach functions and projects.
  • Devise and execute new product public relations plans in partnership with the Senior Manager.
  • Proactively generate stories and solicit coverage about the company’s products, programs, and events in print, online, and other broadcast outlets.
  • Communicate key messages for Genesis and act as a product contact for US media.
  • Organize and coordinate all aspects of press conferences and special events related to the promotion of the company’s lineup of products.
  • Coordinate the Company’s fleet of press vehicles and other assets to maximize positive media reviews through efficient utilization.
  • Coordinate the Company's media website product pages, ensuring content meets the unique needs of the automotive press.
  • Create and oversee product PR programs, events, and initiatives that secure coverage and positive impressions of the brand.
  • Develop product communications materials including press kits, speech writing, interview preparation and notes, question and answer sheets, and press releases.
  • Implementation and management of systems and processes to circulate, evaluate, value, and record media coverage.
  • Create trend analysis and monitor commentary on core subjects of interest, highlighting opportunities and issues across the Genesis organization related to its product lineup.
  • Support product PR social media and influencer initiatives.

Major Responsibilities (continued)




~ Must be a high school graduate
~ Bachelor’s degree preferred

Related Experience

  • 2 – 5 years related work experience in communications


  • Exemplary oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Collaborative mindset and team-oriented working style.
  • High level of professionalism and integrity.
  • Project management experience an asset.
  • Knowledge and understanding of American media trends required.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft products (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel).

Certification Required


Physical Requirements

Normal office duties

Work Model

#LI-Hybrid (60% Onsite/40% Remote)


$85,400.00 - $122,000.00 Annual




Benefits include healthcare insurance (medical/prescription, dental, vision), 401(k) company match, a quarterly employer enhanced contribution, basic life insurance, short- and long-term disability, employee assistance program (work/life balance programs and confidential counseling), expert medical services (provider referrals, second opinion), business travel accident insurance, health advocacy (coordinate care and services, assistance with claim and billing issues, understanding Hyundai benefits), annual discretionary bonus, accrued vacation pay, company provided sick pay, vehicle lease program (monthly fee includes insurance and maintenance).


Our Company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws.  The information requested on this form is sought in good faith and will not be used to discriminate against the applicant based on race, religion or creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, marital status, sex or gender (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, or related circumstances), gender identity, gender expression, age, citizenship, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, military and veteran status, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles