Communications Manager, EMEA
Posted on: November 25, 2022
GitHub is looking for a Communications Manager to join the team
and support our corporate and technology PR efforts in EMEA.
The overall goal of the Communications Manager, EMEA, will be to
coordinate all public relations activities across the region and
develop a comprehensive PR and communications plan including
strategy, goals, budget and tactics. This individual contributor
role will also be in charge of developing media relations strategy
across the markets, partnering with local PR agencies and internal
teams, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and
digital media. This role will also support Internal Communications,
Analyst Relations and local Social Media efforts.
The Communications Manager will have a good understanding of the
market dynamics and media landscape across EMEA and will be
responsible for driving proactive storytelling;
partnering with the local engineering, marketing and sales teams to
drive and support local campaigns; executing event PR programs
including local PR events and flagship global corporate events;
engaging with regional PR agencies.
A high performer with a growth mindset, who is both collaborative
and autonomous, the ideal candidate will have strong relationships
with key media across the region, experience working with external
agencies, and an excitement to be part of a global communications
team that represents GitHub as the home for all developers.
This role reports to the Director of International Communications
and will be based in Europe, with occasional travel opportunities
(when travel resumes, post-COVID).
- 5+ years of technology PR experience.
- Native-level fluency in English (both written and oral)
- Experience working with technology, business, and trade media
to achieve communications goals.
Preferred Qualifications and skills:
- Ability to develop strategic plans in partnership with the
Communications team and internal stakeholders, and execute
- Background in working with open source communities.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Successful history of good judgment over the course of your
- Strong organization and project management skills, and
excellent attention to detail.
- Ability to multi-task and juggle multiple projects.
- Experience working with PR agencies and contractors.
- Ability to travel, when permitted post-COVID, across EMEA and
the US to support media activities as required.
- Familiarity with GitHub and/or engineering-driven
- Understanding of the software development landscape.
- Knowledge of multiple languages, including German and
Location: In this role, you can work remotely from the following
countries: Austria, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain,
Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom or onsite in one of GitHub's
European offices (Amsterdam, Oxford).
Who We Are:
GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers
to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems,
and to create the world's most important technologies. We foster a
collaborative community that can come together-as individuals and
in teams-to create the future of software and make a difference in
Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the
Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything
is Possible - Practice Kindness
Why You Should Join:
At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that
allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives.
We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ),
where many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our
Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list
of where we can hire here:
We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated,
focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program
with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where
we truly love working, we think you will too.
GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and
lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from
people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against
employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression,
sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin,
citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any
other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us
know if there's any way we can make the interview process better
for you; we're happy to accommodate!
Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any
questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.
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