Posted

30+ days ago

Description

EMEA PR Manager

The Role – What you’ll do

Equinix is seeking an energetic individual to join our corporate communications team as an EMEA PR Manager. This person should have a passion for communications strategy and storytelling that will help us develop and tell the Equinix story and shape the way Equinix is perceived by key audiences in the EMEA region. Working closely with field marketing, internal comms, analyst relations, social media, product marketing, corporate development, legal and others, the PR Manager will be responsible for managing and executing a high-impact, regional public relations program that delivers measurable results, which includes:

  • 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 regional PR agencies and manage the development and execution of PR plans against business objectives
  • Prepare executives for media interactions 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
  • Oversee the coordination of regional PR agency teams (12 in total) and align with the corporate team from Redwood City, California
  • Provide crisis communications support in the form of anticipated responses to potential crisis or reactive statements to issues already underway
  • Strong collaboration with other comms functions to create synergy and drive maximum impact of results

Desired Skills & Experience – Who you are

  • Seasoned communications professional with a proven track record of managing high-impact, global public relations programs that deliver measurable results
  • PR experience working for global B2B technology companies
  • PR agency experience with an emphasis on management of multiple vendors and account teams
  • Demonstrated results driving media relations programs at a regional level and existing relationships with top-tier reporters in key markets and in London
  • Demonstrated experience in media relations, writing, project management, strategic planning and execution, media training spokespeople, coordination of tours/events and people management
  • 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
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising or related area

Company Overview

Digital transformation has gone global and enterprises must adapt. Competing in the digital economy means becoming a business technology company first, letting go of old IT constraints, and developing an infrastructure built for distributed scale and security. Companies need new architectures that connect their digital business physically and virtually around the world. That requires superior interconnection at the digital edge, and access to leading ecosystems, partners and markets. Platform Equinix® is where everything you need to create your digital future is within reach.

Our robust interconnection platform spans 52 markets on five continents, and hosts an advanced portfolio of digital services and ecosystems that allows you to securely scale your digital infrastructure wherever opportunity leads. More than 9,800 companies populate its diverse ecosystems, and all are potential partners or customers. Platform Equinix also offers the products, services and solutions to deploy an Interconnection Oriented Architecture® (IOA®) strategy, which delivers the flexibility, scalability and connectivity digital businesses need to win. Build here and go anywhere.