In this role, you’ll build, own, and run the industry analyst program. You’ll work with analysts to ensure company is represented in their analysis and consultations, with a focus on increasing enterprise consideration in wireless services, Internet of Things (IoT) and other emerging technology fronts. You’ll create our inbound AR program, harnessing third-party insights for the business to sharpen the product and service design. And of course, you’ll own the relationships with industry analysts and drive awareness and visibility for all company news.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced, motivated, self-starter who can work collaboratively with business leaders, product managers, and PR leads. You’ll come to us with a thirst to do big things and you’ll have bold ideas about how to leverage AR to drive outsized business outcomes. You’ll know how to develop smart, tailored plans, rally support across the organization, be a ruthless negotiator who gets maximum bang for the buck, and a smart strategist who can pull insights from masses of data. And when we need you, you’ll be willing to pinch hit on a wide variety of projects for the team and in lock-step with our agency resources.
10+ years’ experience managing communications, media, or AR strategy at an agency or fast-paced corporate comms/PR team.
Strong track record of successful influencer / analyst relationship management
Understanding of consumer technology and wireless technologies.
Demonstrated strong organizational skills
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to partner across the company and with different teams.
Understanding of AR’s impact on the sales cycle and product development lifecycle.
Proficient using MS Office.
Bachelor’s degree is required.
Strong writing and editing skills attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.
Sense of urgency and flexibility.
Calm under pressure and tight deadlines.
Manages resources across the organization and is skilled at getting results through others. Mentors and coaches others on the team.
Thrives in a fast-paced culture of change and innovation; you have to be able to think on your feet and pivot on a dime.
Ability to work independently but aware of when to bring relevant and timely updates to the forefront at the right time.
A roll-up-your-sleeves attitude with a bias toward action; a self-starter who takes initiative rather than waiting for direction; general ass-kicker.
Works well with others whether leading or contributing to a project.
Ensures productivity is maximized and quality is delivered.
Excellent follow-through skills and attention to detail. You do what you say you’ll do and dot the i’s.
Positive interpersonal and communication skills, critical thinking, upbeat attitude, high integrity, persistence and personal initiative all are required.
Ready and willing to adapt to the possibility of uncertainty, new territory and change every day.
Build, own, and run industry analyst program.
Partner cross-functionally to develop and execute AR strategies, increasing enterprise consideration, and for creating third-party advocacy for proactive news announcements and launches.
Deliver actionable third-party insights that shape product roadmaps and go-to-market strategies to business and product leaders
Serve as a strategic business partner; consult with, educate, and provide counsel to business leaders at all levels on AR strategy and results.
Provide leadership and guidance to team members and agency resources to drive alignment and results.
Own, create and cultivate national analyst relationships, including influencers that have not typically covered company.
Monitor and track industry analyst publications and trends.
Be seen as an expert, always coming to the table with a unique, informed POV.
Assist in the execution of PR events and media relations activities.
Jump in on projects where the team needs additional support without needing weeks to get up to speed.
Direct agency resources, ensuring deadlines and budgets are met and business objectives and opportunities are well communicated.
For more information and to apply for this role, please contact Scott Ziluck here
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