Your Role and Responsibilities
Your Role and Responsibilities Are you passionately up-to-date on emerging and future trends in technology? Can you translate the complex into simple, clear and intuitive communication? Do you act with an urgency that says the work matters, because it does? If yes, let's talk. We are seeking an extraordinary External Relations Professional with the right experience, media relationships, and insight to amplify our progress and innovation in technologies that will transform industries and society including AI, blockchain and other IBM patented intellectual property. You will play a key role in advancing initiatives that complement both product and corporate PR agendas and promote how these technologies tie into the larger IBM story. You will identify PR opportunities, craft supporting strategies, and collaborate with the business unit and functional communications peers, as well as external resources, to help bring narratives to life. We are looking for someone who is creative and strategic, with a "sleeves rolled up" attitude. Those who are successful in this role have strong writing chops, actively cultivate mutually-beneficial relationships with media and the developer community, and exude real passion for storytelling - from concept through placement.
Responsibilities:Develop written content, including strategic plans, blogs, pitches, press releases, and other materials espousing bright ideas, innovation, thinking and sharing. Serve as a trusted communications advisor to researchers and senior executives. Partner with strategic and corporate communications extended teams (employee communications, analyst relations, regional teams across the globe) and others to ensure message cohesion in support of the global IBM Research strategy. Collaborate with marketing, content and social teams to drive communications around integrated campaigns.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
8+ years in media relations, marketing communications, or similar experience in-house or in an agency setting. A current portfolio of media coverage garnered from ideas you pitched, and other examples showcasing your strong writing abilities. Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise Ability to synthesize complex technologies, products, and market challenges. Hands-on experience driving communications targeted at developers.
Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise
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