Solarwinds Inc. Senior Corporate Communications Manager in Lehi, Utah

Opportunity Details:

Responsibilities:

  • Help develop and lead corporate communications programs to increase awareness and preference for SolarWinds brand and products in North America and Brazil. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing the day-to-day relationship with PR agency partners to drive exceptional program results (coverage, search engine optimization, message pull-though and penetration, increasing share of voice)

  • Developing and supporting the execution of outreach strategies for product news, thought leadership, case studies, and partnership announcements to trade and business reporters, bloggers, and analysts

  • Communicating with customers to secure media references and case studies

  • Writing press releases, pitches, bylined articles, case studies, backgrounders

  • Monitoring company, industry and competitive news and developing creative ways to insert SolarWinds into conversations through compelling thought leadership

  • Providing administrative support, including coverage reporting to PR team as needed

  • Managing budgetary expenditures related to these efforts

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree – preferably in public relations, journalism, or related field

  • 5-7 years of PR agency or corporate experience, working with enterprise and consumer tech clients

  • Direct experience with North America-based media, including trade and business reporters, freelancers, bloggers, and social media influencers

  • Excellent writing, communications, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong understanding of blogger and influencer relations and social media best practices

  • Careful attention to detail in both internal and external communications

Preferences:

  • Results-oriented, with solid critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently

  • Flexible and proactive in working with distributed teams

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize under tight deadlines

  • Creative in identifying ways to insert SolarWinds into the conversation

  • Enthusiasm and a “can-do” attitude

Job ID 2017-9715

# Positions 1

Location US-TX-Austin

US-UT-Lehi

Category Marketing

Position Type Permanent