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Public Relations Coordinator

| Seattle
Our mission is to protect life.
We’re out to make the world a safer place by solving big problems and taking on the public safety challenges of our time. From our company's inception building the TASER to a full suite of hardware and software solutions, we are focused on providing police agencies with the state-of-the-art devices and services they need to successfully serve and protect us. In the next few years, we're going to eliminate the burden of paperwork in policing, so officers can increase the time they spend building relationships and serving in their communities. We’ll put video at the heart of the police record so our justice system can get to the truth faster. And we won't stop innovating until the bullet is rendered obsolete.
It’s a big mission, but it’s one we’ll pursue relentlessly every single day. 
Your Impact
At Axon, we're out to make the world a safer place. Our mission is to obsolete the bullet and protect life. As the global leader of technology for law enforcement, Axon is solving some of the world's biggest problems with a team of forward-thinking people who want to use their talents to change the world for good.
We're seeking a dynamic Public Relations Coordinator to help tell the Axon story. You'll support the Communications team from our Seattle office by finding new opportunities to share our story with the public and help respond to media requests. This is an opportunity to work across multiple teams and develop expertise in a myriad of PR and Communications functions including, public relations, event marketing, executive and corporate communications, social media and more. 

Your Day to Day

  • Proactively monitors the media to address any inaccuracies in articles featuring Axon
  • Manages media contacts database and builds and maintains media lists
  • Measures the success of PR campaigns and events and compiles PR reports
  • Responsible for incoming queries via the press email box and social media channels
  • Manages online media room
  • Owns editorial calendar and pitches Axon for awards on a regular basis
  • Responsible for a calendar of national speaking engagements 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing or related field
  • 1-3 years of work experience in communications and public relations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Outstanding oral and written communications abilities, strong judgement, decision making and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of PR tactics and general media relations
  • Strong attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize
  • Be a self-starter and enjoy simultaneously managing multiple projects

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary and 401K with employer match
  • Discretionary paid time off
  • A supportive parental leave policy
  • An award-winning office/working environment
  • Ride along with real police officers in real life situations, see them use technology, get inspired
  • And more...

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases


Axon is located downtown Seattle making it easy for employees to enjoy views of south lake union, popular bars, and multiple transportation options.

What are Axon Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Axon hosts company sponsored family events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Star Wars premiere movie night, annual Grand Canyon trip, summer time BBQ's and much more!
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Monthly happy hours and town hall meetings with leadership
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
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