• Communications Specialist

    Location US-Remote
    Posting date 1 week ago(1/7/2019 2:44 AM)
    Job ID
    Corporate Marketing
    Remote base
  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    Use your marketing experience to manage Red Hat’s strategy with industry analyst firms in the modern application development space. The Red Hat Marketing team is looking for an experienced Communications Specialist to join us. In this role, you will oversee, develop, and implement a variety of projects and programs for one of our solutions, while working closely with Product Management, Product Marketing, and Corporate Communications teams to develop and carry out a strategy that will positively impact Red Hat’s position among key analysts. As a Communications Specialist, you’ll need to have a broad range of skills, including the ability to manage successful analyst relations programs, work well with senior executives and a wide range of internal teams, have the ability to prioritize and handle concurrent projects, and build solid relationships with key industry analysts and technology influencers. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Guide consistent interaction and engagement with communications teams worldwide to ensure that local analysts have their research, evaluations, and recommendations to customers based on an overall understanding of our technology and products
    • Build a scalable program to communicate with analysts worldwide
    • Gain an understanding on insights based on perceptions and research of analysts to help guide future product strategic direction
    • Partner closely with PR, marketing, engineering, and sales teams
    • Measure and report on progress

    Required skills

    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, good research skills, and intellectual curiosity
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Solid organizational, presentation, and interpersonal skills, including the ability to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines; ability to prioritize and handle high-volume, detailed work
    • Motivated, enthusiastic, and flexible with the ability to work both on your own and as part of a team
    • Ability to quickly build rapport and collaborate with various teams on a daily basis
    • Solid project management, reporting, and decision-making skills
    • Willingness to contribute as part of a small, fast-paced team
    • Ability to pick up new tools and concepts quickly

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.


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