Akamai Technologies, Inc. EMEA Public Relations Manager in Addlestone, United Kingdom
EMEA Public Relations Manager
Addlestone, United Kingdom
Jun 19, 2018 Post Date
012979 Requisition #
This is a great opportunity for a passionate communications professional to drive and execute the public relations programme across multiple territories in EMEA. Akamai is searching for a highly motivated and creative communications expert to join its international communications team. The ideal candidate will be a PR specialist with knowledge of either the technology or media industry – but experience in internal communications would also be a bonus. This person will have experience of managing PR agencies, as well as excellent written and oral communications abilities. The successful applicant will work closely alongside the EMEA Director of Communications to scope and devise the EMEA PR strategy and to implement the programme, in addition to driving some other aspects of the wider communications campaigns. This could be a great opportunity for someone who wanted to step up from a UK, to an EMEA role or for a PR specialist who wants to branch out more into internal and executive communications.
About the Team
The candidate will be joining the International Communications team, which is part of the broader Communications, Public Relations, and Analyst Relations team (residing within the CMO organization). The successful candidate will report to the EMEA Director of Communications and work alongside an EMEA AR specialist.
Drive and execute the PR programme in EMEA
Manage the EMEA agency network (currently comprising eightagencies)
Support the delivery of the executive communications programme forthe EMEA MD including internal communications activities
Provide local support for global communications team initiatives
BAin Communications/PR/Journalism/English (or equivalent)
Experience in PR/communications
Excellentwritten and oral communications skills
Abilityto create compelling content for internal and external audiences
Experienceof promoting a company in the IT, media or security space
Experienceworking with C-Level Executives on their communications activities
Experienceworking on a communications team
Experiencecollaborating with technologists and engineers
Drivento do great work, wear multiple hats, and have fun while doing it
Basicability to film and edit content
Familiaritywith intranet skills
About Akamai Technologies
Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers.
Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.