marketing | Director of Communications in Indio, CA

Director of Communications

  • Digital Realty
  • $164,410.00 - 164,410.00 / Year *
  • 46845 Monroe St
  • Indio, CA 92201
  • Full-Time
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Tracking Code 1919 Job Description

Opportunity Snapshot

The Director of Communications is a global role responsible for leading a strategic, integrated and proactive approach across all media and analyst communications to maximize the reach and impact of each initiative. This role will oversee PR and AR. They will help develop the communications strategy and lead the team responsible for the execution of the plan, including agency management, analyst relations and media relations. This is a global role reporting directly to the Global SVP of Marketing can be based in the San Francisco or New York

The Role

  • Formulate and execute against innovative PR programs, tied to global marketing campaigns and key corporate initiatives, which encompass traditional media, earned speaking events and awards for the company and its products.
  • Increase/elevate Digital Realtys position and reputation through high-profile thought leadership initiatives and/or partnerships across both business and technical trade press outlets
  • Develop deep relationships with key media outlets, reporters, and analysts and both garner insights from them to optimize messaging and also ensure positive coverage
  • Educate press, bloggers, and other influential parties about Digital Realty and our business differentiation
  • Lead and manage Digital Realtys PR partners, working closely with the regional marketing teams on global PR integration into global marketing campaigns and regional marketing plans
  • Develop and implement a global analyst relations strategy that supports overall business objectives.
  • Build and maintain highly effective relationships with analyst houses and relevant analysts to assist sales and influence the market.
  • Craft innovative ways to amplify the result of media and analysts across all digital channels, and work cross-functionally to transform media coverage to lead generation
  • Work with the executive team and other internal thought leaders to create compelling thought leadership narratives to build the companys profile
  • Understands how to cut above the noise in a highly crowded market
  • The Requirements

  • 10+ years of communications, PR and AR experience; combination of agency and brand experience a plus
  • A track record of large-scale, innovative, successful programs
  • Solid understanding of the Data Center and Cloud marketplace
  • Must have exceptional strategic thinking skills, strong storytelling skills, and significant communications experience working with senior executives in a matrixed organization
  • Ability to be proactive, independently create and implement integrated communications, including the integration of digital and social programs into PR, and execute seamlessly across multiple projects with success
  • Digital Realty: Where the cloud lives and business thrives

    We built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data center campuses. Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivaled data center expertise. The new Digital Realty combines unparalleled data center services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.

    Our Mission

    To provide our customers with the trusted foundation for the digital world.

    Our Vision

    To build a network of connected campuses and internet gateways that become the heart of the internet and cloud, powering growth and prosperity for customers, employees and shareholders.

    Our Values

    Guide our decisions and actions every dayabove all else, we value customers, excellence, talent, teamwork and success.

    About Digital Realty

    Digital Realty Trust, Inc. supports the data center and colocation strategies of more than 2,000 firms across its secure, network-rich portfolio of data centers located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Digital Realty's clients include companies of all sizes, ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, gaming, life sciences and consumer products.

    Disclaimer:

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

    Digital Realty Trust is committed to employing a diverse workforce. We value and actively seek to recruit, develop and retain people with backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that reflect the full diversity of our society.

    Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.

    Digital Realty offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions.

    Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

    Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employee of Digital Realty and its subsidiaries. Digital Realty is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited referrals.

    Job Location San Francisco, California, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular


    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.