Senior Director, Public Relations
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Cohesity is on a mission to radically simplify how organizations
manage their data to unlock limitless value. We make it easy to
back up, manage and derive value from data while protecting data
against ransomware attacks. At Cohesity, we're encouraged to think
big and we take on dynamic goals that require innovative thinkers.
Obsession with our customers keeps us humble and drives us to keep
learning.We've been named a Leader by multiple analyst firms, and
are prominently featured in the Forbes Cloud 100 and CRN's Coolest
Cloud companies.Cohesity is looking for a communications executive
to lead public relations globally for the company. In this
high-profile role within Cohesity's corporate communications group,
you will oversee corporate and tech PR in the U.S, EMEA, and
APJ.You will be responsible for the strategic direction of
Cohesity's global PR program. The candidate must excel at mapping
PR initiatives to corporate business and marketing objectives,
while delivering outcomes that create out-sized levels of awareness
for the company. The senior director needs to be someone who thinks
big, loves working with tier-one media, is maniacally focused on
metrics, and can take technical topics and turn them into fantastic
storylines.This person will manage an established team of
high-performing public relations professionals around the world and
must love developing teams and fostering a strong culture where
employees can thrive. Additionally, the senior director is someone
who operates independently, needs little hand-holding, quickly
builds confidence with the executive leadership team, and excels at
working collaboratively within and across departments -- including
marketing, engineering / product management, legal, HR, and
others.Experience in leading PR for companies that are publicly
traded is strongly desired. This role will report to the Vice
President of Corporate Communications and Customer Marketing.What
- Lead public relations globally, driving an overall strategy
that aligns with Cohesity's business and marketing objectives.
- Manage corporate PR, including performance announcements,
executive appointments, and corporate initiatives, as well as tech
PR, including product and partnership announcements, etc.
- Set defined objectives and key results each quarter for the PR
team, measuring success as the quarter progresses.
- Work with key stakeholders across the company to build
storylines that highlight how Cohesity is uniquely helping
enterprises solve critical data management challenges.
- Cultivate and elevate relationships with key members of the
media -- including business / financial press and other top
- Manage a high performing team of PR professionals, helping
staff grow and develop in their roles.
- Serve as a trusted advisor to senior executives, preparing
spokespeople for media interviews and speaking engagements.
- Partner closely with our analyst relations, internal comms,
social media, and customer marketing teams to maximize results
across the comms spectrum.
- Oversee all operational aspects of the public relations program
from budgets to headcount to performance management. What We're
- 10+ years of relevant public relations experience, with at
least five years of direct people-management experience.
- A strong background in enterprise tech. Experience in managing
PR for privately-held and publicly traded companies is strongly
- Has a global mindset when it comes to PR, and values spending
time in the regions to build relationships with Cohesity staff and
- Working directly with PR leads in the regions, excels at
assessing skills required of our agency partners and ensures we
have the right mix of agencies in place.
- A self-starter who flourishes in fast-paced environments.
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, ensuring
that content that's created by the team and distributed to media is
easy to understand, tells a good story, and is on-point with
- Brings a positive attitude to the workplace, loves managing
high-performing teams, collaborates well, celebrates successes, and
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