Akamai Technologies, Inc. Senior Communications Manager, APJ in Singapore, Singapore

Senior Communications Manager, APJ

Singapore, Singapore

Corporate Marketing & Communications

May 23, 2018 Post Date

013146 Requisition #

About Akamai

As the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery and security platform, Akamai makes it easier for our customers to provide the best and most secure digital experiences on any device, anytime, anywhere. Akamai’s massively distributed platform is unparalleled in scale with over 200,000 servers across 130 countries, giving customers superior performance and threat protection. Akamai’s portfolio of web and mobile performance, cloud security, enterprise access, and video delivery solutions are supported by exceptional customer service and 24/7 monitoring. To learn why the top financial institutions, e-commerce leaders, media & entertainment providers, and government organizations trust Akamai please visit www.akamai.com, blogs.akamai.com, or @Akamai on Twitter.​

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 at www.akamai.com/diversity.

About the Team

The candidate will be joining 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 work alongside two other APJ members of the team: an AR specialist and an in-country communications specialist.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the APJ leadership team and enact a PR and executive communications programme that delivers results and helps to drive our business forward.

  • Highly motivated and creative communications expert to join its international communications team.

  • Skilled across the gamut of influencer relations and corporate communications disciplines but the focus of the role will be on public relations (PR) and executive communications.

  • Solid experience of agency management, as well as excellent written and oral communications abilities and the gravitas to offer strategic council to our executive team.

  • Taking a new role within the organisation, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to bring additional focus to our PR programme in Asia-Pac as they shape and manage our campaigns.

  • Own the creation and delivery of the PR progamme in APAC.

  • Management of APAC agency network (currently comprisingeightagencies).

  • Own and deliver the executive communications programme for the APJ MD including internal communications activities.

  • Provide local support for global communications team initiatives.

Qualifications

  • BA in Communications/PR/Journalism/English (or equivalent) with a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in PR/communications.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

  • Ability to create compelling content for internal and external audiences.

  • Experience of promoting a company in the IT, media or security space.

  • Experience working with C-Level Executives on their communications activities.

  • Experience working on a communications team.

  • Experience collaborating with technologists and engineers.

  • Driven to do great work, wear multiple hats, and have fun while doing it. Basic ability to film and edit content.

  • Familiarity with intranet skills.

  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally to support events and interviews.

  • Flexibility to participate in activities that take place outside of standard working hours.

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.