Communications Manager - Remote

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Citrix builds the secure digital workspace technology that frees 400,000 customers to do their very best work from anywhere. By joining our award-winning workplace, you'll be included in the globally diverse, collaborative team that values work-life balance. Come see why Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Let's innovate and grow together!

What we're looking for:

Position Summary:

Ready to make some serious waves in a high-growth SaaS category many consider pivotal to the future of work? Love working with the press, reading up on the latest news in tech, and looking for interesting pitch angles? Passionate about storytelling in new, creative ways? This is your chance to help us go toe-to-toe with other leaders in one of the hottest software categories: collaborative work management. We're looking for a Communications Manager with strong a keen eye for trends, an agile and bold approach to getting things done, and passion in their purpose.

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Corporate Communications, this position will play a crucial role in implementing the strategy for planned and proactive communication initiatives in the Corporate Communications team within Corporate Marketing. You will also work alongside colleagues in customer marketing, content marketing, analyst relations, social media, corporate events, design, and more to uplevel and support ongoing projects. This is an ideal role for someone who has a strong background in media relations and is resourceful, quick on their feet, self-motivated, creative, analytical, and collaborative.

Wrike is the leading CWM platform that's redefining how teams and companies collaborate and succeed together in a new hybrid world. We have been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America by Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™ list for the last six years and ranked as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Collaborative Work Management Tools report three consecutive times. We're now operating independently under the Citrix family, and it's full steam ahead for Wrike!

We're out here doing the best work of our lives by helping employees everywhere do the best work of theirs. Join us!

Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Senior Manager of Corporate Communications to ensure strategic corporate communications initiatives are successfully executed and results track back to OKRs.
  • Coordinate with Senior Manager of Corporate Communications on the planning and roll-out of major brand awareness campaigns.
  • Oversee the press release calendar of upcoming announcements, making recommendations for news that will allow Wrike to stay fiercely competitive and resonate with the media. Craft and distribute on-brand releases.
  • Work closely with the Product and Product Marketing teams to ensure we are maintaining a strong cadence of product news that demonstrates innovation and underscores leadership in the space.
  • Collaborate with agency partners to build a robust media presence that produces ongoing coverage tied to thought leadership, product innovation, third-party validation, and more.
  • Analyze platform and third-party data to create new and unique storylines for the media.
  • Keep up with the latest trends in the CWM space, as well as themes relevant to the brand, such as Future of Work, collaboration, and workflow automation, and - from those - make smart, fast recommendations for trend-jacking or rapid response.
  • Work with Customer Marketing to ensure external facing stories hit the mark with what we want to say externally/tell the market.
  • Make recommendations for new tactics that will help our brand and influence reach new heights.
  • Help Corporate Communications Team track and optimize toward objectives and key results.


Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing, or a related field
  • 5-8 years of experience in communications with at least 3 years of experience in the technology industry and familiarity with the SaaS / Cloud sector
  • Experience at both an agency and in-house a plus
  • Intelligent, passionate communicator and storyteller who can take our corporate narrative and apply it to initiatives that drive brand awareness
  • Keen eye for spotting trends and making smart, actionable recommendations
  • Deep understanding of the media landscape, including approaches and tactics and established relationships with contacts at business and tech outlets
  • Strong interest in ensuring product leadership and innovation shine through in the corporate communications program with the ability to navigate product roadmaps and identify top tier product updates
  • Experience collaborating with a PR agency partner to execute against media plans
  • Ability to manage a press release calendar and develop releases, from media alerts to major press announcements
  • Quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills; should feel comfortable with data analysis and be able to use data to make decisions and tell a story
  • Basic understanding of how social media programs are run, including strategies, tactics, and success metrics
  • Basic understanding of speaking and awards landscape for technology companies/platforms
  • Ability to manage large projects or processes, perform against OKRs, and report results up to leadership team
  • Results-oriented with a solid understanding of how to prioritize and execute against a strategy
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills with the ability to understand, embrace, and emulate a brand persona
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with ability to handle various tasks simultaneously, all in a fast-paced environment
  • Clear, thoughtful communicator across all levels within and outside of an organization, from the leadership team to customers
  • Always looking for room to improve and push the boundaries of what can be done
  • Ability to work well with dispersed teams, from Santa Clara to Dublin to Tokyo and everything in between
  • Inquisitive and collaborative with a positive attitude and go-getter mentality
  • Experience with the usual suspects - Slack, Zoom, Google Workspace, and Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge of how to navigate around project management platforms is a plus!


Functional Area:

Communications

What you're looking for:
Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it's just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process.

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We'll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within.

The Benefits
We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Education assistance
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.

President Biden released an Executive Order stating that federal contractors must require COVID-19 vaccinations for all US employees. As a company that works on federal contracts, we have a legal requirement to comply with the Executive Order. To be considered for this career opportunity, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated or have an acceptable medical or religious accommodation. Learn more about our COVID-19 policies .

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

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Citrix welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the job application process, please contact us at (877) 924-8749 or email us at [email protected] for assistance.

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More Information on Citrix
Citrix operates in the Big Data industry. The company is located in Santa Clara, CA, Raleigh, NC and Fort Lauderdale, FL. Citrix was founded in 1989. It has 11541 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 73 open jobs at Citrix, click here.
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