The Public Relations Manager will be responsible for driving awareness for applications security as a must-have category in information security, and positioning Veracode as the leader in this critical space through the execution of public relations activities in Europe and APAC. This role reports to the Manager, Corporate Communication, and is based in our London, UK office and dotted line to the Director, Marketing in EMEA.
This person must be a creative, aggressive and vocal champion of Veracode and its mission across traditional and new media in security and risk management. He or she will work directly with marketing and business leaders at Veracode to develop communications strategies and programs and will drive execution.
The ability to evangelize new ideas and expand the importance of application security are key to success in this role, as is the ability to spot emerging themes in the media that can be exploited to drive awareness for Veracode and its message. The person in this role must be comfortable with both traditional media (print and broadcast) as well as newer forms of engagement (social media).
Skills & Requirements
- Strong creative skills to develop themes, headlines, messages and tactics that get attention for Veracode in a noisy and confusing media landscape.
- Verbal and written communications to be a voice for Veracode in the marketplace.
- Love of technology and curiosity about its impact on business and society
- Ability to manage external vendors and agencies for maximum performance
- Strong persuasion skills to influence reporting perceptions of Veracode
- Natural cross-functional communicator and collaborator to ensure the EMEA PR program is integrated into the EMEA marketing strategy and global communications strategy
- Ability to present to senior executives
- Bachelors degree 5-7 years experience in technology-related PR and AR communications
- Existing relationships with information security media and analysts a plus
- Willingness to travel
The Veracode Way:
We Have a Passion and Commitment for Security
We consider security in everything we do. We act to preserve the trust our customers place in us.
We Help Our Customers Change the World
We deliver peace of mind to our customers so they can focus on the pursuit of their missions.
We Have Big Goals and Expect Big Outcomes
We are results driven. We take risks, compete boldly, and deliver valuable outcomes to our customers.
We Are Committed to Making Progress Together
We collaborate with each other, our user communities, our industry and together lead the world forward.
We Value Each Other
We value diversity. We have empathy for each other and assume positive intent.
We Are Proud to be Veracode
We have fun together. We honor who we are and work hard to achieve our potential.
You Change the World, We’ll Secure It!
Veracode is an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate diversity with a commitment to creating an inclusive environment. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran or disability status.
More About Working at Veracode
Veracode, is a leader in helping organizations secure the software that powers their world. Veracode’s SaaS platform and integrated solutions help security teams and software developers find and fix security-related defects at all points in the software development lifecycle, before they can be exploited by hackers. Our complete set of offerings help customers reduce the risk of data breaches, increase the speed of secure software delivery, meet compliance requirements, and cost effectively secure their software assets- whether that’s software they make, buy or sell.
Veracode serves more than 1,400 customers across a wide range of industries, including nearly one-third of the Fortune 100, three of the top four U.S. commercial banks and more than 20 of Forbes’ 100 Most Valuable Brands. Learn more at www.veracode.com, on the Veracode blog, on Twitter and in the Veracode Community.
At Veracode you’ll have the opportunity to eliminate barriers for our customers and earn a competitive compensation and total rewards package – all while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible by collaborating with a diverse team of global innovators. In short, Veracode’s fun, diverse, and fast-paced culture has put us on the map as one of the best employers in Information Technology.
We offer competitive salary, company-sponsored premium Medical/Prescription & Dental Plans, company-paid Holidays, Vacation, Anniversary Service and Sick Days, 401(k) Plan, Education/Training Reimbursement, Charitable Gift Program, Adoption Assistance Program.
We are equal opportunity employers. As such, it is our corporate policy to fill positions with qualified candidates regardless of the candidate’s race, color, sex, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military status, veteran status or any other protected group status.
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