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SAP SAP Ariba - Global PR Manager Job in Palo Alto, California

Requisition ID: 215581

Work Area: Marketing

Expected Travel: 0 - 20%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

Global Public Relations Manager SAP Ariba, SAP Fieldglass

Company Overview

SAP Ariba

SAP Ariba is the world’s largest business commerce network. We help companies extend their business commerce processes into the cloud, where they can use our solutions and the Ariba Network to work more efficiently and effectively with their trading partners. Together with SAP we are combining the best of both companies to fuel a whole new way of doing business in today's networked economy. Join us at

Job Description Overview

We are looking for a public relations dynamo that will cultivate relationships with media, engage our target audience and boost our brand awareness on the broader PR and Influencer Marketing team.

If you’re interested in joining a dynamic growing team to help write effective press releases, drive awareness across geographies, build online communities and coordinate events, we would like to meet you. You will use your creative ideas and storytelling skills to drive PR initiatives that’ll bring long-term success. Also, you’ll coordinate with internal teams (e.g. Corporate Marketing, Strategy and Communications) to maximize brand consistency in all advertising efforts. Ultimately, you will promote and maintain a positive image of our company, while ensuring strong online and offline brand presence.

Responsibilities

  • Work as a part of the global Cloud Business Group PR team across all regions

  • Work and coordinate activities with PR agency

  • Write press releases and coordinate messaging across all PR and media channels

  • Maximize brand presence on various channels (e.g. web, TV and social media)

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with media professionals

  • Arrange interviews and press releases to promote our company and its products/services

  • Ensure brand consistency in all external media and advertising efforts

  • Organize PR events to increase awareness of our company

  • Assign tasks and projects to regional liaisons

  • Track and influence media coverage

  • Report on PR campaigns’ results

  • Manage sensitive issues to maintain company’s good reputation Requirements The role demands an individual with marketing experience who is agile and can ramp quickly into an innovation-led, cloud/SaaS environment. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a self-motivated drive, and the unique ability to deliver fast time-to-market with high quality and flawless execution. The Candidate Must Have

  • 10 years global experience as a Public Relations, PR Manager or similar role

  • Degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism preferred, MBA a plus

  • Strong storyteller and business press contacts

  • Global experience coordinating successful PR campaigns

  • Ability to shift priorities and re-gauge plans based on market needs

  • Expertise in different social networks, including Facebook and Twitter

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with confidence to work with executive spokespeople

  • Creative abilities

  • Ability to foster long-term relationships with key professionals

  • Solid team player, demonstrated high performer and willingness to tackle challenges in a fast paced environment

  • Extremely fast operator What You Get From Us Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now. SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. (Americas:Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

WHAT YOU GET FROM US

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.

A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com , APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com , EMEA: C at mailto:Careers@sap.com areers@sap.com at mailto:Careers@sap.com ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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