Cylance is one of the fastest growing companies in the history of cybersecurity. By successfully applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to crack the DNA of malware, Cylance has redefined the endpoint protection market, garnered acclaim from industry analysts and won numerous awards including “Best Emerging Vendor” from SC Magazine. If you have the passion and desire to disrupt industries, protect the world from cyberattacks, and be at the forefront of a revolutionary new technology, we want you to join us!
Cylance is seeking a Public Relations Manager for our Irvine, CA headquarters. You will report to the VP Communications and be an integral part of the communications team. In this role, you will manage public relations efforts across various domestic and international at Cylance.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Proactively coordinates public relations (PR) campaigns for Cylance’s technology products throughout multiple countries; drives positive coverage of Cylance that reaches IT security teams and business decision makers.
Executes PR projects and manages PR agencies for Cylance domestically and internationally.
Coordinates executive press briefings, media sessions, and events in conjunction with regional PR teams and agencies.
Builds cross functional relationships between departments to assess needs, understand Cylance products and services, and gather information for campaigns.
Stays up-to-date on the latest Cylance products and services, industry best practices, and customer/stakeholder needs; attends applicable trainings, conferences, and learns new tools as needed
Understands the competitive landscape and Cylance positioning within that landscape
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Six to eight years’ experience as an in-house or agency public relations professional or equivalent
Bachelors degree in related field; MBA preferred
Advanced writing skills; proven ability to write effective media artifacts, concise pitch documents, executive briefing documents, and more
Advanced knowledge and application of various PR tools, including, but not limited to AirPR, Muckrack, AEM, and Hootsuite; ability to build and manage various analytical / reporting models
Social media expertise across all trending and established channels
Ability to build strong relationships among PR agencies, Cylance departments, and other stakeholders; ability to manage global agencies to established KPIs
Ability to adapt, stay flexible, and make campaign changes as needed
Effectively communicate in verbal and written form to various stakeholders
Ability to work well within a diverse cross-functional teams, including working with executives, technical leads, and various marketing teams
Expert working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and related tools
ABOVE AND BEYOND
Experience within security industry
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU TO APPLY
Cover letter/summary expressing:
Why you are interested in working at Cylance
The skills, strengths, and expertise you will contribute to our diverse team of extraordinary talent and humble hearts
BENEFITS AND PERKS
In addition to medical, dental, vision and 401(K) matching, we offer other great benefits and a slew of perks such as casual dress attire, plethora of employer-sponsored food and snack items, ****!
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