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Public Relations Manager

United States (Remote)

About the role:

We are looking for an outstanding communicator to help us expand our Corporate Communications function! You know the strategies and approaches to help HashiCorp build on its strong technical and open source community reputation to become known as the key player in enabling multi-cloud software infrastructure for large enterprises. You will drive and execute our communications strategy, run public relations, analyst relations, and be a key part of our internal editorial calendar process. You may also contribute to our social media presence and work collaboratively with our customer reference program. The goal is to extend the company’s public profile with our IT practitioner audience as well as build a positive reputation with the decision-makers of Global 2000 organizations.

In this role, you can expect to:

Help to craft our critical communication goals to increase corporate and product visibility in the U.S. and internationally
Handle public relations efforts for our core products, including news-focused communications, as well as responding to industry events and identifying timely opportunities to drive our product narratives
Act as a partner to our external PR agencies across the US, EMEA, and APJ to support our communications goals
Support and expand our analyst relations program, especially focused on our core products. This includes everything from leading briefings to ensuring our sales team is aware of research that would help them with customers and prospects
Orchestrate the needed internal components, buy-in, and specialists to ensure successful roll-out of product and company information in the most effective way
Own communications plans to support product launches and help to define and drive their execution

You may be a good fit if you have:

3-5 years of public relations and analyst relations experience
Relationships (or you’re comfortable building them) with key journalists, bloggers, influencers, and analysts in HashiCorp’s market
A finger on the pulse of the current media environment, how the business realities are affecting available channels, and how HashiCorp might best approach them
Excellence at product and company announcement orchestration and smooth, effective logistics in compressed timeframes, and amid multiple competing priorities
Excellent writing skills for multiple communications approaches to convey the company’s point of view and make the content digestible by your targets
An understanding of and experience with open source business models and the marketing and communication nuances related to those
Strong skills at understanding your target audiences and translating the corporate storyline into an appealing and compelling narrative in all communication channels
Experience working with Product Marketing to craft compelling messaging for press and analysts to help guide and tune our messages for maximum impact
Experience working with external PR agencies and analyst firms
Ability to collaborate with industry analysts (and their organizations) in both paid and non-paid capacities to ensure we are well positioned in research and our products and use cases are understood and represented accurately

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Benefits at HashiCorp

Note: some benefits may differ from one country to another.

Medical, dental & vision

HashiCorp offers your choice of medical plans as well as dental and vision coverage for you and any dependents, including spouses, domestic partners, and children. Coverage begins upon your first day of hire.

Life & disability insurance

HashiCorp provides life insurance coverage in the amount equal to your annual salary at no cost to you. If you would like additional coverage, you have the option to enroll in voluntary life insurance for yourself or your dependents. You will also be covered under our short term and long term disability policies in the event that you are unable to work for an extended period of time due to a health condition.

Flexible spending account (FSA)

You can set aside pretax money to go towards the purchase or payment of approved health care and dependent care expenses. These can include copays, birth control, day care for children or elder adults, acupuncture, and more.

Vacation and Other Leaves

We believe in giving our employees the opportunity to recharge and refresh, and our vacation policy reflects that. Our Paid Vacation Policy offers employees 4 weeks of vacation per year. So, whether you’d like to vacation on a beach or relax at home, it’s up to you! Additionally, we offer 10 days of paid sick leave per year, bereavement leave, miscarriage leave and extended personal leave. We value your health and well-being and empower you to take ownership of your earned and well-deserved time away.

401(k)

Our 401(k) plan provides a variety of investment options to help you fund your retirement. The plan allows you to contribute a designated amount of your pre-taxed income from each paycheck thereby lowering your taxable annual income. The plan also offers employees the opportunity to enroll in Roth, and after-tax contributions.

Family Expansion Benefit

We are dedicated to supporting the needs of our employees and their families in a way that is inclusive of all family structures. That is why we’re proud to offer a Family Expansion Benefit through Carrot designed to support a variety of family expansion methods that range from Adoption to Fertility treatments, and can be customized to the needs and preferences of each individual employee.

Maternity and Parental Leave

To bond with their newborn, we provide birthing parents up to 16 weeks of paid maternity leave via short-term disability and HashiCorp’s parental leave policy. For non-birthing parents (including adoptive) we offer 8 weeks of paid parental leave.

Expanded Mental Health Support

We understand the importance of supporting our employees mental health, and are committed to doing this through a variety of resources. In addition to offering an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), we provide employees access to an on-demand behavioral healthcare benefit through Ginger.