Job type full-time
Full job description
Contrast security named to inc.`s “best workplaces of 2020”
Contrast security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, heralding the new era of self-protecting softwareContrast`s patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate assessment and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio, without disruptive scanning or expensive security expertsOnly contrast has sensors that work actively inside applications to uncover vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches, and secure the entire enterprise from development, to operations, to production.
About the position the contrast security team is seeking a pr manager to join our growing team to develop executive and corporate communications programs to support its business objectivesThis position will help drive the strategy and ongoing management of pr/media activities—messaging development, high-level placements in print, broadcast, and online media, award tracking and management, press release writing and pitching, and byline article writing and pitchingOther pr-related duties as assignedThe role will coordinate across various functional groups at contrast to ensure pr alignment and collaborationThis position will report directly to the senior pr manager.
Develop media relations strategy and tactics targeting print, broadcast, and online media
Develop ongoing proactive pitch angles and conduct outreach
Manage media inquiries and interview requests
Help manage pr agency of record
Create pitches based on product announcements, industry news and trends, and other thought leadership activities
Monitor, analyze, and communicate pr results on a quarterly basis
Build relationships with key influencers and thought leaders to grow industry awareness and engagement
Contribute to corporate blog with ghostwritten posts on pr pitches and campaigns
Promote and attend media events and functions; promotes and reports on corporate milestones, reports, product releases and enhancements, and community activities and events
Monitor for and build award submissions
Other pr related duties as assigned
5-7 years of experience in pr roles of increasing scope and responsibility
3+ years serving as company spokesperson
Proven track record designing and executing successful pr programs targeting business and trade press—print, broadcast, and online
Experience working directly with senior executives and other leaders
Ability to work and navigate across organizations functions to achieve positive outcomes for all parties involved
Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends affecting clients and develop pitch strategies and releases based on them
Possess analytical mindset that measures and reports all digital content activities in business context
Strong relationship with business and trade press, local and national business and industry media outlets
Exceptional writing and editing skills
Outstanding communication skills and interpersonal skills
Ba/ma degree in journalism, pr, communications or related discipline
We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforceIf you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.
What we offer
Medical, dental, vision benefits
Flexible paid time off
We are changing the world of software securityDo it with usWe believe in what we do and are passionate about helping our customers secure their businessIf you’re looking for a challenge and want to enjoy where you work, you’ll love contrast security.
Contrast security is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplaceContrast security is an equal opportunity employer and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations.
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We could support remote work in most states except colorado.
Recruitment agencies: although we value the services you provide, at this time we are not accepting resumes from agencies, headhunters, or other suppliers who have not signed a formal agreement with us.