PR Manager, Partner Programs - US - California - San Francisco (HQ)

Posted 823 days ago
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    Computer Software, Information Technology and Services, Internet
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For 13 years, has been evangelizing cloud computing and acting as a catalyst for the next generation of computing. Cloud computing has since grown into a $150 billion market that has revolutionized the software industry and opened the door to an even more dramatic shift to social and mobile computing. With nearly two billion people on the social web and more people using mobile devices than PCs, social and mobile cloud technologies are not only changing our personal lives, but are also changing the way we work—and inspiring companies to transform into social enterprises.

The PR Manager position is an amazing opportunity to join the award-winning public relations team in a role with high potential for growth. This PR manager will help manage’s relationships with our partner ecosystem, a strategic growth driver for the company. This person will own the messaging and positioning of our channel and partner strategy; have the opportunity to help create scalable processes for managing partner relationships; and directly engage with key stakeholders, developing programs to further drive their presence and visibility within the industry. This is an ideal role for agency AE or SAE looking for a dynamic in-house opportunity.

The position requires a commitment to innovation and demonstrable success in managing and executing PR programs. Clear, concise and consistent communication skills are a must. The role also requires an ability to multitask and own/drive numerous projects at a time. This person must be comfortable engaging with senior executives (both at and with our partners), be flexible and thrive under tight deadlines. This person must be familiar and comfortable with current market trends across cloud computing, social media and collaboration.

Responsibilities include:
  • Maximize media exposure for the company’s partner ecosystem and AppExchange through targeted, measurable PR programs
  • Cultivate, grow and leverage influencer relationship to help communicate core messages
  • Understanding of strategy as well as demonstrated command of the details to have cross-functional impact on overall marketing goals
  • Press release and blog strategy require strong writing and editing
  • Manage speaking and award PR programs for AppExchange, ISV and SI partners
  • Manage external agency team resources

Required Skills/Experience
  • BA/BS in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or Marketing preferred
  • 4-6+ years of experience in public relations and technology, either at an agency or corporate in-house (mix preferred)
  • Cloud computing, social media and enterprise collaboration experience highly desirable
  • Organization and attention to detail are a must
  • Excellent communication, writing, editing and project management skills
  • Proven ability to work under tight deadlines with limited resources
  • Ability to multi-task and quickly prioritize projects and communicate priorities to multiple stakeholders
  • Impeccable critical thinking yet no ego - we are a small, dynamic team and everyone pitches in to get the job done
  • Top media contacts, with proven results
  • Team player who is dedication to excellence
  • A positive, flexible attitude and a sense of humor are essential
  • Appreciation of wine and banter

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