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Sr. Public Relations Manager

Req id:  16268

Virtual, US Denver, CO, US Austin, TX, US Boston, MA, US Broomfield, CO, US

OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

 

Together Carbonite and Webroot form the Small-Medium Business and Consumer Division (SMBc) of OpenText. We make cyber resilience simple, reliable, and accessible in the connected world. We enable comprehensive data protection for companies, consumers, and our vast network of partners around the globe. Our mission is to defend individuals and businesses from the costs and consequences of cyber threats and data loss.  We take this seriously because it is.  In our market segment (SMBc) alone, over 250k new malicious programs appear daily- and that’s just one small part of the threat landscape. 

 

 

The Opportunity - #LI-REMOTE
As the Senior Public Relations Manager, you’ll play a key role on the SMB/C Corporate Communications team within OpenText. This role is responsible for proactive, strategic public relations to communicate and promote our Cyber Resilience story, and the Carbonite, Webroot and BrightCloud product solutions that support it. Your role will be to create and execute PR campaigns to maximize media, industry and consumer awareness for our portfolio of solutions. This is a highly visible role where you will lead our agency relations to make a tangible global impact. You’ll collaborate across Marketing, Product Management, Sales, Threat Research, and will interface with key business leaders.

You Are Great At

  • Leading strategic public relations planning and execution to drive media coverage
  • Co-authoring thought leadership content to support product launches and topical news bylines
  • Developing press releases, media outreach strategies, and acting as the main point of contact for inbound reporter requests
  • Writing and editing compelling content for bylines, contributed content and paid content partnerships
  • Working cross-functionally with leadership, Product Marketing, Product Management, Engineering and Threat Research SMEs to develop content and positioning that is timely and relevant to the media
  • Possessing a strong knowledge of cybersecurity solutions and industry landscape
  • Ability to communicate to multiple audience segments at once – SMBs, consumers, channel, etc.
  • Day-to-day management of multiple PR agencies across the globe
  • Having media relationships and a familiarity of tech, business, channel and cybersecurity media landscape
  • Developing awards and review strategies for applicable products in conjunction with Product Marketing
  • Collaborating with Analyst Relations for inclusion in PR opportunities
  • Owning internal reporting and tracking
  • Staying current on company, industry, competitor information and news trends in order to best organize and present company content

 

What it Takes

  • Experience developing and driving PR strategy across multiple audience segments
  • Cybersecurity familiarity highly desired
  • A track record of good judgment and decision-making in positions with significant responsibility
  • Highly autonomous and able to independently identify high value projects and drive them completion
  • Excellent time management skills and demonstrated ability to deliver quality work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to think and act both tactically and strategically
  • Comfortable working with cross-functional teams across multiple time zones.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, and solid track record in developing technology public relations campaigns.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to develop informed opinions on relevant topics
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, English or equivalent and 8+ years of PR or communications experience in a high-tech PR agency or software technology company
  • This position is based in the United States - either remote or in an OpenText office. Some travel may be required.

 

 

For Colorado residents, this job is expected to pay in the range of $120,000 to $179,000 in addition to a comprehensive and competitive group benefit and healthcare plan.  Individual compensation will be determined based on skills and experience comparable to the job requirements.

 

While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accomodationrequests@opentext.com.

 

Additionally, OpenText, as a proud US federal contractor, may be subject in the future to Executive Order 14042 requiring all US employees (in office or virtual) be fully vaccinated.  The Executive Order is current stayed pending litigation.  If the stay is lifted and the Executive Order goes into effect, all employees will be required to comply with the requirement to either be fully vaccinated or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption. 


OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

Perks 
If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Benefits 
Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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