Oracle Oracle Product PR - PR Director in Longmont, Colorado
Development of communication programs to promote Oracle's products & services.
Evaluates and manages new strategic business opportunities, initiatives, mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, alliances and/or joint ventures. Oversees market analysis, monitors competitive activity, and identifies customer needs. Provides leadership in the planning, designing, due diligence, and implementing of strategic business objectives. Defines vision, strategies, and tactics. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
Primarily a resource/ allocation role, coordinating the daily activities of a work group and setting priorities to ensure task completion. Supervises within prescribed procedures with management review and approval. Maintains orderly work processes by coordinating work flow and work quality. Provides technical/functional leadership, as well as first line supervision, but does not have hire/fire authority. Uses individual knowledge and skills to develop team members.
Oracle is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Oracle is seeking a PR Director to be a key part of the technology product communications team. You will help manage programs and teams with the goal of strengthening Oracle’s position as a leader in Cloud, as well as broadening awareness and engagement with IT, developer, and business audiences.
We are seeking a self-starter with big ideas who is hungry to deliver award-winning work. The role spans a range of media (both earned and owned) activities, thought leadership and social programs to help build awareness for Oracle’s Technology portfolio – including Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Database, Security, and Analytics.
Candidate should have a strong professional presence, exceptional writing and critical thinking skills, as well as experience leading integrated PR programs and thought leadership campaigns to reach IT, developer and business audiences. Strong ability to drive strategy and provide counsel to product leadership, as well as “roll up your sleeves” and execute.
Candidate should be results oriented, have a strong intellectual curiosity, be comfortable working within a matrixed organization and be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment. A mix of agency and in-house experience is preferred. Strong track record of team management and mentorship required.
Role & Responsibilities
Set the communications strategy to support Oracle’s Tech business priorities (OCI, database, security, analytics, developer) with an objective to establish Oracle as a leader in Cloud, as well as broaden awareness and engagement with IT, developer and business audiences.
Provide expert counsel to the senior development executives across the tech portfolio
Combine traditional and social communications programs into a single cohesive approach to build credibility and demonstrate leadership.
Drive measurable results and collaboration across Product Communications, Corporate Communications, Industry and Customer Communications and Global Communications to ensure plans, narratives and content deliverables are used to maximum effect.
Assess and deliver robust multi-channel media and social customer engagement programs with a focus on content, placement, engagement and value.
Identify and help shape interactions with influencer communities by engaging with them with a dynamic flow of news, opinion, commentary and expertise.
Assist in crisis management and response plans for Oracle’s communications on issues relating to products and services within the Tech portfolio.
Direct and manage PR agency resources to create efficient successful integrated campaigns supporting priority audiences.
Given the highly dispersed team, strong virtual leadership, motivational skills and the ability to quickly explain clear directives are key.
Skills & Competencies
The candidate must demonstrate drive, initiative and critical thinking to be successful in this role.
We are seeking an outstanding professional with a minimum 10 years of experience. The ideal candidate brings a mix of leadership experience from both in-house corporate work and from a leading PR/communications agency.
Excellent strategic planning skills; a solid understanding of the technology industry; deep understanding of the business and technology media landscape and proven corporate communications and social media expertise.
Experience counselling senior management in a dynamic environment and a high degree of personal initiative, collaboration and written communication skills are key.
Title: Oracle Product PR - PR Director
Location: United States
Requisition ID: 210000YB