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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/12/2016

Infoblox Inc. Santa Clara, CA

Company
Infoblox Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
oeRQ3fwI
AJE Ref #
576132133
Location
Santa Clara, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

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Infoblox is searching for a passionate storyteller and strategic thinker with real-world B2B experience to become our new Director, Corporate Communications. Reporting to the CMO, this individual will work with the marketing team, executive staff, product management, and others to significantly increase awareness of Infoblox among IT professionals across PR, AR and social media channels.

This is a key role for Infoblox that requires an innate curiosity in digging out compelling stories about the company and its solutions, then transforming those stories into compelling messages for both technical and non-technical audiences. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding writer and manager who is comfortable juggling multiple tasks, gentle but firm in encouraging others to meet their deadlines, and relentless in promoting and protecting the Infoblox name.

It s an exciting time to be at Infoblox. We are the market leader in technology for network control. Our success depends on bright, energetic, talented people who share a passion for excellence in building the next generation of networking technologies and having fun along the way. Infoblox offers a fast-paced, action-oriented environment. We promote a culture that embraces innovation, change, teamwork, and strong partnerships. Join the winning Infoblox team our future looks bright, and so will yours.

Responsibilities:

Public relations

* Work with the product marketing team and others to set the PR calendar and create comprehensive and even provocative campaigns that tap into all external communications resources.

* Manage PR agencies in the United States and at multiple international locations in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

* Write press releases and manage the approval process.

* Develop bylines and other contributed content.

Analyst relations

* Manage the Infoblox relationship with leading industry analysts.

* Help the product marketing and product management teams to get information and advice from analyst firms under contract with Infoblox

Social Media

* Work with the Community & Social Media Manager to set social media strategy across channels including LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

* Manage the company blog, and writing blog entries as needed.

* Monitor the web for references to Infoblox, searching for signal among the noise.

Other

* Manage the corporate communications budget.

* Support marketing initiatives including the annual customer conference, customer case studies, and thought leadership activities.

* Provide media training for Infoblox spokespersons.

Requirements:

* 10+ years of experience in B2B corporate communications, either in-house or agency.

* Outstanding portfolio of writing samples and successful communications campaigns.

* Proven history of delivering complex projects on time and on budget.

* A good fit with Infoblox culture cooperative rather than competitive, willing to roll up your sleeves to get things done, and open to new ideas.

* Available to work every day at Infoblox headquarters in Santa Clara; this is not a remote position.

* Available to travel as needed

It s an exciting time to be at Infoblox. We are the market leader in technology for network control. Our success depends on bright, energetic, talented people who share a passion for excellence in building the next generation of networking technologies and having fun along the way. Infoblox offers a fast-paced, action-oriented environment. We promote a culture that embraces innovation, change, teamwork, and strong partnerships. Join the winning Infoblox team our future looks bright, and so will yours. To check out what it s like to be a Bloxer click Here.

Besides working in a world class marketing team in a rapidly growing company, there are many other perks. Onsite massages, culture clubs, onsite farmer s market, 24/7 access to the onsite gym, chef-on-site days, free dinners, free EV charging stations, onsite basketball court, SJ shark s tickets and many more perks!

Infoblox is an equal opportunity employer M/F/V/D.