Sr. Communications Manager

Sr. Communications Manager

Redwood City, CA

Posted: 06.11.2019

Sumo Logic is reshaping the data analytics landscape with our cloud-native machine data analytics platform. With more than 1,600 customers around the globe and nearly a quarter of a billion dollars in funding from a who’s who roster of Silicon Valley VC, Sumo Logic has cemented itself as the SaaS machine data analytics solution of choice and category leader for the digital era.

We are looking for a Sr. Communications Manager to join an all-star dynamic marketing team to help drive awareness and thought leadership as we continue to build a disruptive and legendary company. Reporting to the Director of Global Communications, this role will focus on running the day-to-day PR program for Sumo Logic. This includes developing and executing strategy and content to effectively position Sumo Logic as a disruptive category leader. The successful candidate will bring 10-15 years of industry experience, with a combination of PR agency and in-house marketing roles.

Key Responsibilities

-Ensure communications and content are aligned to broader marketing campaigns
-Drive breakthrough communications i.e. creative storytelling
-Help quarterback key product and corporate PR launches
-Work with spokespeople and SMEs to prep for media opportunities and ensure consistency
-Manage development of  press releases, key messages/positioning, and social content
-Coordinate ongoing analyst relations activities
-Amplify Sumo Logic customer stories to help
-Be the day-to-day contact for Sumo Logic’s PR agency
-Monitor, track and report key communications KPIs and quarterly program analytics
-Maintain newsroom on

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience
-Strategic communications mindset
-Excellent writing and copy editing abilities
-Strong project management skills and ability to multitask
-Ability to cross collaborate with other teams and effectively represent comms function
-Proactive and detailed orientated
-Ability to remain grace under fire and be flexible
-Able to thrive in fast-paced environment
-Ability to participate in Sumo Logic’s learning culture
-Experience managing PR agencies and other vendors
-10-15 years in a PR agency, communications and/or marketing role
-BA or related degree in marketing, communications and/or public relations