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Iron Mountain Public Relations Specialist in Boston, Massachusetts

Overview

Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), founded in 1951 and ranked as a Forbes 2018 America’s Best Employers, is the global leader for storage and information management services. Trusted by more than 225,000 organizations around the world, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of valued assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and cultural and historical artifacts. Providing solutions that include information management, digital transformation, secure storage, secure destruction, data centers, cloud services and art storage and logistics, Iron Mountain helps customers lower cost and risk, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and enable a digital way of working. Visit www.ironmountain.com for more information.

Responsibilities

What you'll do...

The Public Relations Manager has responsibility for managing Iron Mountain’s public relations efforts for its priority solution offerings, and reports to the director of Corporate Communications. This person will help develop and execute an integrated public relations plan based on Iron Mountain’s business objectives and marketing strategy for those businesses. The role requires cross-company collaboration, strategic planning, leadership and practical execution to drive impactful results. The Public Relations manager will also support key marketing activities in Developed Markets (North America, Western Europe), and will be a key collaborator with Iron Mountain’s external PR agency. Candidate should be able to clearly articulate Corporate Communications objectives and priorities, drive results across the business and represent the overall PR engagement strategy with both peers and senior leaders.

Successfully drive and execute Public Relations programs to increase awareness of, and preference for Iron Mountain’s priority solutions offerings.

  • Assist in the development and execution of long and short-term PR plans in support of solution launches, business objectives, and other activities.

  • Set measurable program goals; measure and report on progress.

  • Develop and refine media -oriented messaging for solution offerings

  • Develop press opportunities for spokespeople to engage directly with target media and influencers including (but not limited to): press briefings, social media interactions, industry events, etc.

  • Develop and maintain business line-related media assets (i.e. backgrounders, executive bios, Q&As, talking points, etc.)

  • Create and/or edit press releases, bylined articles, customer stories, white papers and other communications assets as necessary.

  • Where available, support the acquisition and utilization of customer reference opportunities for press releases, media relations, etc.

  • Support creation and programming of social content in support of key news and content-driven programs for business lines.

Qualifications

What you'll need...

  • Experience working in a highly matrixed corporate environment. Understanding of the nuances in working for a large, global public company.

  • This position requires a deep understanding of PR fundamentals, with the ability to advise management confidently and help manage external PR agency.

  • Excellent writing and editing skills (press releases, viewpoint articles, research reports)

  • Excellent analytical, communication, interpersonal skills.

  • Strong planning, management and organizational skills.

  • Must be a strong cross-functional team player and possess a proven ability to work autonomously.

  • Must have working knowledge of common office productivity applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)

  • Experience of working in an international environment a plus.

  • Experience with common PR and research tools a plus.

  • Experience in planning and driving social media campaigns a plus.

  • Demonstrate solid judgment.

  • Ability to be the strategic “voice in the room” for

  • Ability to communicate candidly and provide constructive criticism tactfully. Ability to build Strong internal and external relationships.

  • Strong team player.

  • 4-7 years PR experince in Global Corporate Organization preferred

Compliance Obligations:

It is the responsibility of every Iron Mountain employee:

  • to comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and company policies

  • to exhibit ethical behavior in accordance with our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct

  • to complete required training within the allotted time frame

Every Iron Mountain employee has an obligation to promptly report issues and violations.

Iron Mountain is an equal opportunity employer, and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, disability, medical condition, U.S. Military or veteran status or other legally protected classifications in making employment decisions.

Iron Mountain Canada is an employer broadly committed to providing an inclusive work environment that welcomes all people. Globally, we believe it is our diversity that contributes to our companies’ shared success. We work hard always to avoid discriminating on any grounds other than capability to perform the requirements of the job.

Iron Mountain complies with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Iron Mountain is an equal opportunity employer, and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, disability, medical condition, U.S. Military or veteran status or other legally protected classifications in making employment decisions.

Requisition # 2019-21144

Category Marketing

Type Full-Time

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