The Role What you’ll do
Equinix, the world’s digital infrastructure company, is seeking an energetic individual to join our corporate communications team as PR Manager for the Growth and Emerging Markets (GEM).
The GEM countries include Ireland, Sweden, Finland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Switzerland, Poland and Bulgaria. This person should have a passion for communications strategy, media relations and storytelling, shaping the way Equinix is perceived by key audiences in the GEM’s.
This individual should feel comfortable managing multiple stakeholders across a fast growing, dynamic set of countries and be able to engage with the regional and corporate communications team.
The PR Manager will be responsible for managing and executing a high-impact, public relations program that delivers measurable outcomes and results, including :
Responsible for the development, execution and measurement of PR strategies, initiatives and tactics. Drive day-to-day PR activities and measure results against goals for all campaigns and programs
Coordinate with internal PR contacts and our country PR agencies to manage the development and execution of PR plans against business objectives
Encourage collaboration and best practice sharing across the GEMs, EMEA and globally
Prepare executives for media interviews and public appearances; provide counsel prior to opportunities and manage de-brief and follow up activities
Develop and refine messaging, write and edit press releases, media materials, and statements
Drive strong alignment with the EMEA cross functional communications team including analyst relations, social media, executive and internal communications.
Strong collaboration with other communications functions to create synergy and drive maximum impact of results including our HQ corporate communications team
Desired Skills & Experience Who you are
Seasoned communications professional with a proven track record of managing high-impact, public relations programs that deliver measurable results
5-7 years PR experience working for global B2B technology companies
PR agency experience with an emphasis on management of multiple vendors and account teams
Strong media relations skills and relationships resulting in successful media relations programs
Top-notch communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills
Self-directed strategic thinker capable of collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders and making an impact quickly
Strong planning and project management skills with the ability to work well under pressure and able to manage multiple projects and priorities concurrently in a fast-paced environment
Detail-oriented with ability to handle various tasks simultaneously under multiple deadlines
Self-motivated with ability to work with multiple teams and take direction from multiple stakeholders
Experience in media training spokespeople
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising or related area
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