Okta is seeking a skilled senior manager of public relations with expertise in B2B public relations, corporate communications and executive communications. You’ll work hand-in-hand with senior executives and our agency to create press stories, press commentary, keynotes, and bylines. You’ll work directly with the media to garner interest in our corporate, product and partner stories. This is a high-profile role, working closely with senior executives on issues that are central to the company.
The Okta communications team ensures that everyone knows, loves and shares the Okta story. We work around the world to shape the internal and external conversation about Okta, technology, identity, security, the cloud, and we engage with press, analysts, the public, customers and employees.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Educate press and other influencers about Okta
- Secure participation from customers and partners in a variety of PR activities ranging from media to top-tier events
- Build deep reporter relationships and pitch stories in partnership with PR agency
- Build relationships cross-functionally and with partners, and customers
- Develop strategies and manage the day-to-day execution of public relations
- Manage ongoing executive communications opportunities including media briefings, speaking engagements, and customer and partner activities.
- Develop bylines, press commentary and keynotes in partnership with executives
- 8-10 years of relevant PR, media, or corporate communications experience.
- Established media relationships and a solid understanding of cloud technologies.
- Strong, clear writing style and excellent editing skills.
- Strong research and analytical skills, with the ability to quickly identify trending topics and issues with a defined point of view.
- Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple, high-profile projects and deliverables
- Ability to engage with senior executives and leadership teams with excellent written and verbal communications skills.
- BS/BA degree required.
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