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Veterans Preferred - Sr. Specialist, Corporate Communications

Company: Pegasystems
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. Meet Our Team: The Corporate Communications team is responsible for promoting and protecting Pega's reputation globally. Our role is to inform and influence important internal and external stakeholders to create a positive perception of the company's mission, vision, strategy, people, and products, primarily through earned, owned, and social media. Picture Yourself at Pega: As a member of the global Corporate Communications team, the Senior Specialist will be part of the backbone of our team to help support a number of public relations initiatives across the company. In this newly created role, you will take ownership of driving our awards program as well as help support our PR, partners, and industry influencers, and run project management on major initiatives. You will also oversee our reporting function, including optimizing the reporting process and serving as the main liaison with our reporting vendor. In addition, you will occasionally work with cross-function teams outside of corporate comms, including AR, IR, People, I&D, giving you exposure to numerous parts of the company to help keep Pega's name recognition high and support their PR needs. What You'll Do at Pega: Support the PR team's customer reference, influencer, partner, and other major initiatives. Own, manage, and execute our industry awards program. Own, manage, and execute our PR reporting function, including serving as the liaison with our reporting vendor. Draft compelling press releases, bylines, and other comms content as needed. Work across organizational functions, including AR, IR, People, D&I, and other key groups, to help support their comms goals as needed. Coordinate activities with PR, social, and internal comms and other marketing teams. Who You Are: You thrive in a team environment and work seamlessly across departments to champion your programs and goals. Y ou have experience in corporate communications, preferably in-house or even with a PR agency. You are highly organized, detail oriented, and enjoy taking ownership and managing projects across a variety of different PR disciplines. You can mobilize people and get what you need in an organization. You have strong verbal and written skills with the ability to write concisely with clarity and impact. You take direction and drive to meet goals but are also an independent thinker who comes up with creative solutions. You're flexible to take on new challenges and enjoy variety in your work. What You've Accomplished: Earned a Bachelor's Degree in PR, communications, marketing, journalism, or related field. Hold a minimum 2-3 years of corporate communications or PR agency experience, in-house preferred but agency also acceptable. Possess a fundamental understanding of a corporate communications program, including PR, social media, and internal comms. Have experience working with external (agency) teams. Have strong writing and storytelling skills for highly technical content. Show an aptitude for technology and enterprise software. Have an ability to manage multiple projects across multiple cross-functional stakeholders. Enjoy working collaborative within teams but also drive projects independently. Work with a detail and deadline-oriented style and a goal-driven attitude. Can bring new creative ideas to the table to help continuously improve the program. Have strong verbal and interpersonal skills. Pega Offers You: Gartner Analyst acclaimed technology leadership across our categories of products Continuous learning and development opportunities An innovative, inclusive, agile, flexible, and fun work environment Competitive global benefits program inclusive of pay + bonus incentive, employee equity in the company Job ID: 13333 As an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Pegasystems will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other category protected by law. Accessibility - If you require accessibility assistance applying for open positions please contact PegaApplication@ . Labor Condition Applications GDPR Candidate Privacy Notice Pegasystems Limited UK Gender Pay Gap Statement

Keywords: Pegasystems, Cambridge , Veterans Preferred - Sr. Specialist, Corporate Communications, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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