Archive | December, 2011

[Job Posting] AR Manager vacancy at Amazon – Seattle, USA

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking an experienced, highly-intelligent, personable, and detail-oriented manager to join our analyst relations (AR) team.  Cloud computing is arguably one of the most impactful developments in technology within the last 20 years and AWS is a pioneer and leader in the field.  The AWS cloud computing platform is used today by hundreds of thousands of businesses and developers around the world, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50 enterprises. Continue Reading →

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Frédéric Munch named President of the Board of Pierre Audoin Consultants

December 15, 2011 – The Supervisory Board of Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC), European leader in market research and strategic consulting on the software and IT services market, has named Frédéric Munch as Head of the Board. Frédéric Munch will take official charge of his new responsibilities from December 15, 2011.

Frédéric Munch brings with him a rich experience within the PAC Group. He began his career in the company in 1996 as a consultant, and rapidly rose to take on a variety of responsibilities, becoming the CFO & COO of the Group in 2001. In the beginning of 2009, he took charge of the management of the German subsidiary, a position in which he led a phase of strong growth, and today PAC Germany has three offices in Munich, Berlin and Hamburg.

In his new role, Frédéric Munch will accelerate the execution of PAC’s strategic plan, of which the principal objective is to respond to the growth challenges of ICT players and to reinforce the positioning of PAC as the partner of reference in the industry. Continue Reading →

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Cloud Set to Dominate 2012

The UK’s recent IIAR Forum saw both IDC and Ovum present their predictions for the IT industry in 2012.

Cloud came through as the area of focus for 2012 and will be the dominant platform. While SaaS spend will be more discretionary, PaaS will be the fastest growing platform accounting for 80% of the volume of new applications distributed by the cloud, according to IDC. Ovum also put cloud as one of their key 2012 Super Themes saying there will be an evolution in the cloud with a focus on how to build the private cloud. Their feeling was, as with IDC, was that PaaS would be the fastest growing cloud segment and that enterprise adoption of the public cloud would significantly increase over the year.

Jane Doorly, VP of IDC discussed the industry’s shift to the “third platform” built on mobile, cloud, social, and Big Data technologies which will accelerate in 2012 forcing the industry’s leaders to make bold investments and fateful decisions. Continue Reading →

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[Job Posting] Verisign Industry AR Manager Opportunity – Reston (VA), USA

As an integral member of Verisign’s Corporate Communications team, the Analyst Relations Manager will be responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing management of Verisign’s global analyst relations program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the creation and management of a strategic analyst relations plan, budget, processes and system for proving return on investment.
The Internet has a team.  Come join it!!  Verisign provides the indispensable infrastructure and network services that make the Internet fast, safe and reliable. For more than a decade, we have helped you connect to the websites that have shaped the world. Verisign manages and protects the Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure for top level domains (TLDs) including .com and .net. It’s this vital infrastructure that makes the world possible online. Our network intelligence and availability services also help ensure that online businesses are as available as the Web itself. We always strive to deliver the flawless network performance that will help enable the full potential of the Internet. We don’t make the world possible, we make it possible online-billions of times each day, with availability, reliability, and stability 100% of the time.
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[Job Posting] HP Seeks PR/AR Marketing Influencer Associate – Bracknell, UK

A vacancy has arisen in our Enterprise Business Marketing Influencer Center of Expertise. The role is for a Public Relations Associate based in Bracknell, Berkshire in the UK.

Key tasks will be to drive press relations and analyst relations activities including analysis of coverage, production of content and organisation of activities. You will be exposed to a demanding role, which offers a valuable insight into the marketing profession as a whole and specifically all aspects of Press and Analyst Relations.

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[Job Posting] Media & Analyst Relations Manager for Accenture – London, UK

The candidate will drive media & analyst relations within the UK & Ireland for a range of internal & external clients including Accenture’s industry & capability groups – consulting, technology, & outsourcing. The role includes development & promotion of “Big Push” campaigns in the media to help prepare the landscape for lead generation & sales. The Media & Analyst Relations Manager is expected to work competently with the UK & Ireland and global corporate media & analyst relations teams. The candidate is expected to possess excellent writing skills, have a good knowledge of business media, be able to offer sound professional advice & be able to develop & execute sound media & analyst strategies. The role includes management of a PR agency.  Continue Reading →

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[Job Posting] Senior AR Manager for Box – CA, USA

We are looking for an energetic, strategic Senior Analyst Relations (AR) Manager to focus on the Box platform business and primarily work with the platform, application development role based analyst community among the top tier firms.  This role will support the Director of Analyst Relations to help increase the awareness and understanding of Box’s traction in the enterprise, value proposition of its platform and move the needle on analysts’ perception of Box as an enterprise vendor.

The Senior AR Manager will be responsible for proactively maintaining positive relationships with a number of industry analysts, as required, to drive awareness of and advocacy for Box’s vision, technology and solution. This person will work closely with executives and subject matter experts across the company, including Marketing, Product Management and Sales. This is a great opportunity to help build and evolve the analyst relations program in an emerging, highly dynamic competitive market.

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