Public Relations Specialist
Company: EMC is now part of Dell Technologies
Location: Bedford, Massachusetts
Posted: December 17, 2016
Reference ID: 171602BR
RSA is looking for a Corporate Communications Specialist to play a critical and integral role on the corporate communications team. The successful candidate will demonstrate superior project management skills in leading the implementation of plans, a role that includes establishing priorities, schedules and work flows; leading projects; and, maintaining quality standards. Under general supervision, this person will help plan, develop and implement communications and industry analyst relations programs. This is a unique opportunity for the right candidate to grow in independence and responsibility. RSA helps more than 30,000 customers around the world take command of their security posture by partnering to build and implement business-driven security strategies. With RSA's award-winning cybersecurity solutions, organizations can effectively detect and respond to advanced attacks; manage user identities and access; and reduce business risk, fraud and cybercrime.
**Corporate Communications Specialist**
Reporting into the Senior Director of Corporate Communications, the candidate will work closely with the AR/PR Manager to support and execute a variety of AR and PR programs, ranging from writing and editing a variety of materials to coordinating and briefing our industry analysts informed about our products and innovations. S/he must be a self-starter able to adapt to the changing needs of the business and the market, possess masterful project management skills, and have strong interpersonal skills. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to be part of a high performing, integrated, best-in-class corporate communications function – while transforming the security industry.
+ Project manage and own the logistics/coordination of interviews and meetings at RSA Conference
+ Contribute to the creation and execution of communications tactics that build awareness and create preference for RSA, including point in time opportunities like special events, media events, industry conferences
+ Collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders to draft content and secure approvals for consumption by the press and industry analyst communities
+ Proactively communicate progress and deliverables; flag projects in jeopardy
+ Work within a distributed team environment to implement quarterly plans
+ Help create a variety of materials such as fact sheets, bios, analyst presentations, etc.
+ Build and maintain targeted, actionable media and analysts lists, as well as other tracking documents as needed
**Required Experience and Skills:**
+ Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Marketing or a related field
+ 3 - 4 years of experience in a public relations agency or similar position; analyst relations experience desired
+ Enterprise tech (B2B) experience preferred
+ Understanding of current tech trends and media landscape
+ Strong grasp of digital and social platforms
+ Fearless self-starter with leadership potential
+ Superior organizational skills, flexibility, and sense of urgency
+ Ability to prioritize and adaptto a constantly changing environment in order to meet multiple daily deadlines
+ Strong written and verbal communications skills
+ Outstanding research skills
+ Uncompromising ethics and integrity
+ Sense of humor
+ Travel of approximately 25% anticipated
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:**
Marketing & Communications
400 - SECURITY
US - Massachusetts - Bedford