30+ days ago
Public Relations Manager EMEA
#Securing your Future!
We are a growing multinational technical security company based globally that offers its employees a fun work environment, flexibility and career opportunity.
HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com or check us out on https://youtu.be/23km5H4K9Eo
Reporting into the Sr Director, Corporate Communications and Public Relations at HID Global, the PR Manager for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) will be responsible for managing all public relations activities in the EMEA region, including the localization of corporate PR plans and content in multiple languages (French, German, Arabic); the creation of strategic EMEA communications plans that are aligned with the company’s campaign framework; and the development of region-specific, solution-oriented content for campaigns.
This position will work closely with the EMEA regional marketing and sales teams, along with the Sr Director, Corporate Communications and Public Relations, to execute successful EMEA public relations programs, including vertical market, solutions-oriented PR, thought leadership and social media.
The role requires outstanding writing and verbal communications skills in English, a track record of demonstrated success as part of a dynamic communications and/or marketing team and the ability to adapt quickly in a changing environment.
What we are looking for:
The ideal candidate will have 5+ years public relations experience required and must be an experienced manager of PR programs in EMEA. They will have experience working with and managing relationships with external agencies and 3rd party vendors in different countries across EMEA, with responsibility for budgets and achieving regional PR objectives. A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications, journalism or marketing discipline, with experience in business-to-business (B2B) preferred. Experience in technology PR a plus and experience managing PR within a campaign framework highly desired.
This role eequires strong communication skills, quick thinking and the ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines along with solid verbal communication skills. You should be proactive, detail-oriented, highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
As well as having a willingness to research, learn and implement new PR tactics, strategies, processes and systems.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and bility to effectively communicate in the English language verbally and in writing is essential; other languages a plus.
Why Should You Apply?
• Excellent terms and conditions
• On-the-job training and development
• Occasional business travel (job dependent)
• Work as part of a global team
We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something. HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries. We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.