PR Manager

Boston, Massachusetts, United States Full-time

iboss has created the first and only Distributed Gateway Platform specifically designed to solve the challenge of securing distributed organizations. Built for the cloud, iboss leverages an elastic, node-based architecture that provides advanced security for today’s decentralized organizations and scales to meet the ever-increasing bandwidth needs of tomorrow. The iboss Distributed Gateway Platform is backed by more than 100 patents and protects over 4,000 organizations worldwide, making iboss one of the fastest growing cybersecurity companies in the world.

Job Description

The iboss marketing team is looking for a marketing superstar with a passion for building integrated public relations, social media, and analyst relations programs. As our PR Manager, you’ll be responsible for helping us drive awareness and thought leadership through both earned and owned media, including industry bylines, social media, press releases, and beyond. 

Our ideal candidate will be a vocal champion that thrives on collaborating with marketing and business leaders to evangelize our message, driving awareness of our Company, products, people and customers across the industry. You’ll be able to identify emerging themes in the media and analyst community that can be leveraged to drive content and pitching, ultimately enhancing our position in the cybersecurity space.

Responsibilities

  • Develop the company’s communication roadmap in partnership with cross-functional stakeholders and the leadership team
  • Be the main conduit for company communications, including acting as a contact for press inquiries and releases
  • Provide strategic guidance on identifying and engaging with media, analysts, and influencers
  • Craft press releases, proactive pitches, and thought leadership bylines, and connect with influential media outlets and journalists to secure media placements
  • Generate and manage content for our social media properties (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.)
  • Provide direction and oversight to outside PR agency
  • Manage and prepare awards submissions for relevant local and industry awards
  • Develop and manage our Analyst Relations strategy, including identifying and building relationships with key industry analysts, as well as overseeing briefing cadence and content

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience with public relations, analyst relations, and social media programs in a corporate environment
  • Undergraduate degree (BS/BA) in communications or journalism
  • Exemplary writing skills with experience in all forms of corporate and executive communications, from press releases to executive talking points
  • The ability to speak knowledgeably, clearly, and persuasively to a diverse range of audiences
  • Must have a solid understanding of the PR Style Guide and demonstrated the ability to adhere PR best practices, along with broad understanding of B2B marketing
  • Experience in information security, specifically threat intelligence a big plus!
  • Ability to take strategic plans and translate into actionable, tactical communication programs
  • Highly-collaborative interpersonal skills: can work effectively in a team environment and maintain composure and quality of work while under deadline

 Benefits

  • Health, Vision, Dental, Chiropractic - open to domestic partners
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Company paid holidays
  • Optimistic, supportive, and FUN work environment
  • Fantastic quarterly company events
  • Free catered lunches every Fridays
  • Free snacks
  • Onsite gym access

The duties and responsibilities described above are essential functions of the job. iboss, Inc. is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

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