Xerox Manager, Tech PR - - 22954 in NEW YORK, New York
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Manager, Tech PR
Department: Communications (Int., Ext., PR)
Date: Monday, September 14, 2020
Working time: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Type: Experienced
Job Field: Communications (Int., Ext., PR)
Description & Requirements
Xerox (NYSE: XRX) makes every day work better. We are a workplace technology company, building and integrating software and hardware for enterprises large and small. As customers seek to manage information across digital and physical platforms, Xerox delivers a seamless, secure and sustainable experience. Whether inventing the copier, the ethernet, the laser printer or more, Xerox has long defined the modern work experience. Learn more at www.xerox.com at http://www.xerox.com/ and explore our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
This role will be responsible for driving communications strategies that promote, protect and enhance the Xerox brand. They will develop, implement and measure public relations campaigns and programs that convey a clear understanding Xerox’sproducts and offerings, particularly among tech audiences.
They will work closely with integrated communications andmarketing teams to ensure alignment in messaging, timing and objectives.
The ideal candidate must be a self-starter who's a top-notch writer, skilled at both strategic planning and managing tactical execution, and comfortable wearing many hats.They must be detail-oriented, work collaboratively across departments and demonstrate the ability to influence key decision makers.
Help develop and drive Xerox’s messaging, storytelling and communication strategy for external audiences
Execute PR strategies to maximize exposure with top-tier and top-industry media
Creation and management of a PR calendar to structure the flow, timing and coordination of communications and increase efficiency of current communication practices
Support thought leadership programs for key executives, initiate research studies and oversee awards submissions
Work with the Integrated Communications, Storytelling and Investor Relations teams to craft messaging and identify story hooks that will earn Xerox media
Engage with business leaders across the organization to drive earned media for Xerox’s innovation strategy, technology products and new areas of growth, including AI, 3D printing, software and services, sensors IOT (Internet of Things), digital packaging and clean tech
Writing media messages, talking points, Q&A, press releases, social posts and internal memos
Assist crisis communications, including developing preparedness plans for challenging issues, reputation and crisis situations, providing counsel on crisis communication scenarios and serving as primary media contact.
Monitor and ensure that goals and PR KPIs are met
The successful candidate will have/be:
Minimum 5-7 years of experience at a public relations agency or as a senior member of an in-house public relations and/or communications team
Extensive media relations experience including a rolodex of tech and trade contacts
Tech background is strongly desired
Excellent writing and editorial skills
Ability to formulate clear and concise messages from complex topics
Extremely organized with unfailing attention to detail
Crisis communications knowledge
BA/BS undergraduate degree
Xerox is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Xerox may request such accommodation(s) by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org . Be sure to include your name, the job you are interested in, and the accommodation you are seeking.
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