Global PR Manager, Enterprise - Remote

Houston, TX

Are you passionate about transforming education and empowering learners worldwide? Coursera, the worlds largest online learning platform, is on a mission to provide universal access to world-class learning. With over 118 million registered learners and partnerships with 300+ top universities and industry leaders, including Google, IBM, and Duke University, Coursera offers a diverse range of content and credentials, from courses and Specializations to Professional Certificates and bachelors and masters degrees.

As a B Corp, were committed to driving positive social and environmental impact while delivering high-quality learning experiences. Our platform is used by institutions worldwide to upskill and reskill employees, citizens, and students across industries, including data science, technology, and business.

Join us in our mission to create a world where anyone, anywhere can transform their life through access to education. Were seeking talented individuals who share our passion and drive to revolutionize the way the world learns.

We at Coursera are committed to building a globally diverse team and are thrilled to extend employment opportunities to individuals in any country where we have a legal entity. We require candidates to possess eligible working rights and have a compatible timezone overlap with their team to facilitate seamless collaboration. As a remote-first company, our interviews and onboarding are entirely virtual, providing a smooth and efficient experience for our candidates.

Job Overview:

Coursera was launched in 2012 by two Stanford Computer Science professors, Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller, with a mission to provide universal access to world-class learning. It is now one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, with 118 million registered learners as of December 31, 2022. Coursera partners with over 300 leading university and industry partners to offer a broad catalog of content and credentials, including Guided Projects, courses, Specializations, certificates, and bachelor's and master's degrees. More than 7,000 institutions have used Coursera to upskill and reskill their employees, workforces, and students, creating equitable pathways for talent to start and advance careers in high-demand fields such as data science, technology, and business. Coursera became a B Corp in February 2021.

The Global Communications team is responsible for telling the story of how Coursera is shaping the future of work and education, and transforming lives through access to high-quality, job-relevant education. The team is a nimble, high-impact, and globally-distributed group that works with key business stakeholders and cross-functional partners in a fast-paced, dynamic environment to tell the right stories to the right audiences at the right time.

As the PR Manager for Institutions (Businesses, Governments, Campuses), you will be responsible for managing and supporting a full range of enterprise PR initiatives, including product and partnership announcements, bylines and thought leadership, speaking opportunities, and supporting collaboration efforts with global coalitions. Reporting to the Director of Global Communications, Institutions, you will help shape U.S. and global conversations about creating equal access to opportunity in the digital economy, cross-sector collaboration, and the future of work and education.

You will manage day-to-day PR activities for marquee announcements and proactive storytelling including media strategy, asset development, spokesperson preparation, and agency management - in close coordination with C-suite leadership, cross-functional partners, external partners, and regional communications leads to extend global stories to countries around the world. The role is fully-remote and US-based - you will have global access to WeWork and occasional travel for events and tours may be required.

The ideal candidate is a creative storyteller, fast learner and self-starter, and well-connected strategic communications pro with technology comms experience and a track record of building relationships with key U.S. national and business media that lead to high-impact results. The ideal candidate will have a passion for Coursera's mission and exceptional writing, communication, multi-tasking, and collaboration skills.

As a key member of the global comms team, you will be integrated into many of our strategic initiatives, with active hands-on experience and participation in high visibility projects. You will also be responsible for building a roster of key media relationships that are critical to telling our stories.


  • Manage the day-to-day PR strategy for the companys enterprise offerings - Coursera for Campus, Government, and Coursera for Business; thoughtfully communicate Coursera's leadership role in equipping these institutions with skills for their talent to navigate the digital transformation we're experiencing today.
  • Develop PR assets such as press releases, blog posts, speeches, and briefing notes for major government and campus launches, business partnership announcements, customer momentum blog posts, product news, and other country-specific events through a clear and concise writing style.
  • Manage agencies and partner with regional communications leads for key U.S., global, and regional launches, setting press goals and driving global coverage for various announcements.
  • Grow the thought leadership program by driving keynotes, data reports, awards, and opinion articles in priority markets with great proactivity and creative thinking.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to identify customer case studies for PR usage and secure business, government or university participation in initiatives such as events and briefings.
  • Coordinate initiatives with reputable partners like the World Economic Forum, the World Bank, and UNESCO.
  • Assist with implementation of a robust enterprise focused analysts relations program

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years experience in technology PR, a combination of both agency and in-house experience
  • Business writing skills and creative flair, including demonstrated history of using data and insights to power thought leadership and media conversations
  • Business project and global agency management skills, with a track record for developing trusted relationships with reporters
  • Experience coordinating PR campaigns and working cross-functionally with other teams
  • Ability to manage senior executives and engage in the strategic planning process of campaigns

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in higher education/edtech/B2B SaaS or government PR
  • Working for leading tech companies and top-tier PR firms
  • Experience coordinating launches with markets outside the U.S.
  • Passion for technology driven solutions to solve global and community challenges and for lifelong learning

If this opportunity interests you, you might like these courses on Coursera:

  • Public Relations for Digital Media
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Viral Marketing and How to Craft Contagious Content


Our job titles may span more than one career level. The starting base pay for this role is between $92,000 and $200,000 for all US candidates. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and location. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role may also be eligible for bonus, equity, and benefits.

Coursera is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected class.

Location Houston, TX (77246)
Job Type Full Time
Company Coursera
Posted 12 days ago