Dell Consultant, Marketing Comms in Madison, Wisconsin
This position is responsible for managing the communications and public relations activities to enhance the image of Virtustream brand/products and support the Company's key business objectives and strategies.
When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.
Critical Hiring Criteria:
Develop strategies and plans, execute, monitor, and evaluate the brand/product media activities to ensure maximum exposure of Virtustream’s services globally to tech and business media outlets, in support of marketing department and product activities.
Work closely with the PR Agencies of Record in each country, as well as other vendors as needed. Serve as primary contact to public relations agency for initiatives and issues.
Develop the PR budget, and oversee all PR contracts.
Develop and release press releases, press kits, social media content and blogs to the media. Take content through the proper chains of approval to completion.
Develop strong relationships with major tech and business media. Represent Virtustream at meetings and events with press and influencers present. Manage briefings between spokespeople and the press.
Oversee, manage and execute Press Events in accordance. Develop press kits; supervise editorial content for events. Coordinate activities of agency in support of these events.
Coordinate brand/product information responses to media requests for Virtustream, working as part of the global communications team.
Develop internal communications messages and programs.
Other duties as assigned.
3 - 8 years in Public Relations, Marketing or related field, technology background preferred
BA/BS Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Experience with press, media, analysts and influencers.
Experience leading project teams of significant scope/complexity.
Experience in planning, coordinating and executing Press Events.
Advanced knowledge of public relations.
Advanced verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills.
Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.
Ability to meet deadlines while delivering quality results.
Frequent domestic travel along and some international travel may be required.
Marketing & Communications
500 - VIRTUSTREAM
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