CA Technologies Principal Product Comms and PR in Santa Clara, California

Do you want to help eliminate barriers between ideas and business outcomes? We want you to bring your unique experiences and creative ideas to the table. CA Technologies provides software and solutions that help our customers to develop, manage, and secure complex IT environments to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness in their businesses. It’s our aim to encourage global collaboration and results-oriented innovation, while supporting and developing our talented people and our communities. CA Technologies will empower you to drive authentic success, for both the business and yourself in the application economy.

  • Principal, Product Communications*

The Product and Solutions Communications Team is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented, creative-minded PR pro to join our team. If you love to write, develop creative storylines and thrive in a team environment, then we want to hear from you. Reporting to the Sr. Director of Product Communications, the successful candidate will lead multi-faceted PR programs and initiatives in support of the DevOps line of business and will play an integral role on a team that supports the CPO (chief product officer) organization. From media relations and launch management to message development and executive counsel, this role gives you the opportunity to apply your PR chops and actively shape external perceptions for a company that is powering the app economy.

  • Responsibilities:*

  • In collaboration with the team, build, develop and execute multi-faceted communications programs in support of the DevOps line of business to drive awareness, shape perception and influence category association

  • Provide strategic counsel and recommendations to senior-level business unit executives and media spokespeople on all PR-related activities, including product launches, message development and

  • Partner with the DevOps business unit, product marketing and other marketing teams to drive programs, campaigns and initiatives to support the business

  • Work closely with other product communications team members – including internal and executive communications, as well as analyst relations – to ensure message alignment across the group

  • Ensure cross-pollination with the Corporate Communications team to collectively promote ongoing product innovation and weave corporate mission initiatives into product development-specific communications

  • Manage an agency team with clear direction and communication of deadlines and expectations

  • Accountability for DevOps PR metrics to demonstrate ongoing progress to achieve stated goals

  • Skills and Experience:*

  • 6-10 years of experience in an enterprise tech environment; PR agency background a major plus

  • Experience with B2B software technology, especially with translating complex concepts into relatable storylines/narratives/pitches

  • Ability to provide constructive counsel with poise and professionalism

  • Expert in enterprise collaboration software (Tools, Platforms, Best Practices)

  • Excellent writer and synthesizer of highly technical information

  • Proven ability to establish, build and maintain media/influencer relationships; knowledge of AR a plus

  • Highly organized with strong program management skills

  • Collaborative nature with a team-centric attitude

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects with a sense of urgency

  • Resourceful and metrics-driven

  • More About Working at CA:*

CA has earned scores of Workplace Excellence awards in the last few years – and there’s a reason for that. Here you’ll have the opportunity to eliminate barriers for our customers and earn a competitive compensation and total rewards package – all while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible by collaborating with a diverse team of global innovators. In short, CA’s fun, diverse, and fast-paced culture has put us on the map as one of the best employers in Information Technology.

We offer competitive salary, company-sponsored premium Medical/Prescription & Dental Plans, company-paid Holidays, Vacation, Anniversary Service and Sick Days, 401(k) Plan, Education/Training Reimbursement, Charitable Gift Program, Adoption Assistance Program.

Learn more about CA Technologies and this opportunity now at http://ca.com/careers

We and all of our subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. As such, it is our corporate policy to fill positions with qualified candidates regardless of the candidate’s race, color, sex, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military status, veteran status or any other protected group status.

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