Director of Corporate Marketing and Communications Venafi
Director of Corporate Marketing and Communications
Venafi is looking for an innovative and creative Director of Corporate Marketing and Communications leader to join Venafi, the market leading cybersecurity company in Next-Generation Trust Protection. This position reports to the global VP of Marketing and will work with the marketing leadership team and across a broad range of cross-functional teams throughout the company, as well as manage a team of corporate marketing and creative professionals. Core responsibilities include developing and leading Venafi?s brand identity, communications, web site, PR and media strategies and events.
This position will require significant leadership experience and in-depth understanding of the enterprise software and security/infrastructure protection markets, and will be required to lead a team of direct reports, work across marketing functions and as well as other corporate functions. This person will oversee all aspects of corporate marketing activities and implementation, including tradeshows and field marketing, collateral design and production, web marketing, social marketing and online communities, and branding and advertising.
Ensure key, strategic company, solution and product messages are communicated effectively to target audiences, including customers, partners, prospects, press and media contacts, industry pundits and employees.
Drive the development and execution of marketing communications programs to further sales objectives and increase global mindshare, education and awareness across target verticals.
Oversee large, global corporate events, such as trade shows and user conferences, as well as field marketing and regional, in-person activities.
Create and drive major, break-through public relations and industry pundit campaigns, leveraging PR agencies. Lead worldwide public relations to achieve high-visibility and positive presence of Venafi in top-tier national, industry and business media outlets.
Oversee tradeshow and other in-person event strategies and execute with team from concept to completion.
Develop and implement integrated strategic communications and content plans to advance the corporate brand identity and raise awareness
Build and oversee social media and marketing campaigns and online communities of practice.
8+ years of relevant work experience in corporate marketing and communications. Experience in marketing B2B technology products or services preferred.
Experience in enterprise IT security/infrastructure protection industry
Demonstrate outstanding verbal, written, and presentation communication skills.
Proven track record of developing effective metrics for measuring performance.
Bachelor?s degree in business, marketing, communications, or relevant field of study.
Strong understanding of marketing and communications concepts.
Excellent decision-making, problem solving and negotiating skills.
Strong virtual team management skills.
Excellent budget management skills required.
Innovator with the ability to influence team members peers and management at all levels (internally and externally).
Willingness to travel and ability to work independently and autonomously.
Strong interpersonal communication skills - ability to present at all levels of the organization and be a positive public representative for Venafi to outside organizations.
The ability to work independently in changing environments, and the ability/willingness to learn.
Experience of working in a global marketing environment and with an understanding of the different requirements demanded by cultures, languages etc
Venafi is the market leading cybersecurity company in Next-Generation Trust Protection (NGTP). As a Gartner-recognized Cool Vendor, Venafi delivered the first Trust Protection Platform? to secure cryptographic keys and digital certificates that every business and government depend on for secure communications, commerce, computing, and mobility. As part of an enterprise infrastructure protection strategy, Venafi TrustAuthority? and Venafi TrustForce? prevent attacks on trust with automated discovery and intelligent policy enforcement, detects and reports on anomalous activity and increased threats, and remediates errors and attacks by automatically replacing keys and certificates. Venafi Threat Centerprovides research and threat intelligence for trust-based attacks. Venafi customers are among the world?s most demanding, security-conscious Global 2000 organizations in financial services, insurance, high tech, telecommunications, aerospace, healthcare and retail. Venafi is backed by top-tier venture capital funds, including Foundation Capital, Pelion Venture Partners and Origin Partners. For more information, visit www.venafi.com.
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