Sr. Director, Public Relations

Sr. Director, Public Relations
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Belmont, CA
Department: Marketing
There has never been a more exciting time to join RingCentral. We are the industry leader in the fast-growing global cloud communications & collaboration market and accelerating our growth into the enterprise. We are looking for a Sr. Director of Public Relations to join the Corporate Marketing team and drive strategic media relations and programs to support our corporate, product, partner and customer initiatives.
The ideal candidate is passionate about driving PR programs, comfortable working with senior executives, and strong in media relations. The role requires a strategic thinker who has a knack for managing high-profile stories like features and profiles and enjoys building PR programs that go beyond the news of the day to explore the broader role of technology in business.
Drive strategic communications and media strategy and execution for all RingCentral company, product, partner, customer and event related announcements
Provide communications counsel to key internal and external stakeholders, including c-level executives and senior leaders
Cultivate and own lasting media relationships with key business and technology press. Be viewed as a trusted source of information and ideas by reporters, resulting in positive coverage for RingCentral
Drive the positioning and messaging for major company initiatives, responses to issues and industry developments
Lead the creation of high-impact communications assets such as bylines, Op-Eds, executive blog posts, messaging playbooks, customer stories and more
Manage a small, high performing team
Manage budget and public relations agency to develop communications plans, and execute to maximize results
Work with analyst relations, social media, brand, content marketing, investor relations and other Marketing teams to drive integrated campaigns
Experience/Skills Required
15+ years of experience leading media relations ideally some of this for a publicly-traded company. B2B experience required.
Highly motivated and committed leader with management experience including setting the vision for a team, driving towards goals, and offering development and mentoring
Proven track record in creating innovative and targeted communications programs that generate results
Solid track record for generating positive media coverage across all channels, including social media
Existing relationships with key press contacts for relevant industry/trade and business media
Proactive and outgoing with a get-it-done attitude.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and can be equally effective in both formal and informal settings with press, customers, senior executives, peers and business partners
Accomplished range of skills from high level strategic thinking to creative and detailed execution
Comfortable in a fast-paced environment
Bachelor's degree required ideally in Journalism or Communications.

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