Senior Manager, Global External Communications (Remote)
At Skillsoft, we are all about making work matter. We believe every team member has the potential to be AMAZING. We are bold, sharp, driven and most of all, real. Join us in our quest to democratize learning and help individuals unleash their edge.
Our Senior Manager, Global External Communications (Remote) will be responsible to driving external communications for Skillsoft and its various market segments. In this role, you will help advance the business by developing and executing a global strategy that drives exposures and engagement with key media, influencers and analysts.
Craft and drive Skillsoft's external communications strategy.
Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with top-tier media.
Provide counsel to executives, spokespeople, and communications management to message and position the business and its innovations.
Develop thoughtful and interesting content for communications opportunities, including press releases, blogs, messaging documents, FAQs, press presentations, and speaking opportunity abstracts and presentations.
Lead and collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product, solutions, and services marketing, customer advocacy, partner marketing, analyst relations, and social media to proactively engage on communications content and media opportunities.
Work closely with P.R. agency partners to develop media strategies and execute program elements.
DESIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Extensive experience managing external communications and public relations programs within the global B2B tech space.
A content master – strong writer and storyteller who can draft compelling messaging for use in press releases, messaging documents, press presentations, bylines, blogs, and FAQs.
Expert knowledge of the competitive landscape to develop a rapid response to breaking situations that require messaging or external media activity.
Experience working with distributed global P.R. and agency partners to ensure global consistency and alignment of messaging and campaigns.
Existing relationships with industry journalists are highly desired.
Ability to create high-quality work calmly and with good judgment in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
Bachelor's degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience; MBA or advanced degree a plus.
Personally Accountable for Team Success. We unleash our edge together.
Confident Achievers. We are bold.
Intellectually Curious. We are sharp.
Adaptable, Agile & Resilient. We are driven.
Customer First. We are real.
MORE ABOUT SKILLSOFT:
Skillsoft delivers online learning, training, and talent solutions to help organizations unleash their edge. Leveraging immersive, engaging content, Skillsoft enables organizations to unlock the potential in their best assets – their people – and build teams with the skills they need for success. Empowering 36 million learners and counting, Skillsoft democratizes learning through an intelligent learning experience and a customized, learner-centric approach to skills development with resources for Leadership Development, Business Skills, Technology & Development, Digital Transformation, and Compliance.
Skillsoft and SumTotal are partners to thousands of leading global organizations, including many Fortune 500 companies. The company features three award-winning systems that support learning, performance and success: Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform, and the SumTotal suite for Talent Development, which offers measurable impact across the entire employee lifecycle. Learn more at www.skillsoft.com.
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