Corporate Communications Manager EMEA

United Kingdom, Berkshire, Reading

 

Corporate Communications Manager EMEA

 

JOB SUMMARY

Now is an exciting time to join Veeam.  The company is growing at an exponential rate, has just been recognized as a Leader by Gartner for the first time, and is driving innovation across the data center industry, delivering Availability solutions for the Always-On Enterprise.  To support Veeam’s growth, the company is looking for an experienced public relations expert to support its Corporate Communications programme across the EMEA region.  The role is strategically important to the company as it looks to expand its brand awareness in this market.

Language Required

  • English

Responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive Veeam Corporate Communications activities within EMEA regions.
  • Drive high stakes projects, including M&A, crisis and issues management.
  • Develop, execute and secure impactful media coverage within EMEA regions.
  • Nurture and develop relationships with key influencers and industry media.
  • Execute the corporate communications strategy in EMEA and adapt clear messaging for Veeam’s leading solutions and company initiatives.
  • Execute influencer activities across the region to drive Veeam’s brand reputation.
  • Develop regional spokespersons for the organization, demonstrating complete mastery of corporate messaging and priorities.
  • Focus on delivering ROI from PR activities, with full alignment to sales and marketing plans for the region.
  • Ongoing engagement with Veeam Alliance and channel partners on strategic campaigns, thought leadership and customer references (own the strategy to drive Veeam’s ‘Better Together’ story across its ecosystem).
  • Support of the region’s customer reference program (focus on win stories and joint communications activities).
  • Development and support of external messaging on Veeam’s technology and solutions, through tight collaboration with key regional and Corporate stakeholders.
  • Create storylines/unique angles of opinion for EMEA regional leadership.
  • Support and engagement in social media program delivery in region.
  • Develop special communication projects in support of key corporate communications priorities.
  • Utilize and drive a network of PR agencies.
  • Special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business Administration or related area
    (a combination of education and experience will be considered)
  • 5+ years of PR experience in B2B technology industry
  • Experience working at nad/or managing PR agencies
  • Excellent writing and editing abilities with an authentic style
  • Proven track record of advancing thought leadership within a relevant field or industry, and ability to consistently deliver deep, original thinking across multiple topics
  • Experience of working with Alliance partners and the channel
  • Knowledge of/relationships with industry analysts and media
  • Strong project management and decision-making skills
  • Self-directed, proactive and energetic
  • Ability to think and communicate strategically with a variety of people
  • Ability to work independently as well as contribute as a key team player.
Sharmin
«Veeam for me is the perfect fit: The pace, culture and aspirations are aligned with my values and ambitions.»
Sharmin
Manager, Corporate Communications, Asia Pacific & Japan
«Veeam for me is the perfect fit: The pace, culture and aspirations are aligned with my values and ambitions.»

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