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

Basic Qualifications

  • 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

Desired Qualifications

  • 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.