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Sr. PR Manager



Marketing & Communications
United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

No Agency Submissions Accepted.

About the Team:

The Marketing team creates and develops Illumio’s global brand, helps drive revenue, and enables the Sales team’s future success. We are building on our position as a Zero Trust Leader to help more organizations stop cyberattacks and ransomware from spreading into cyber disasters. We are constantly on the lookout for creative, ambitious, and meticulous marketers. If you thrive in fast-paced marketing environments and are known for ideas, problem-solving, and multiple hat-wearing skills then Illumio is a great fit for you. Come join one of the most creative, innovative, and fun marketing teams. You will be challenged to do your best work and be given the flexibility and freedom to achieve your goals. Bring your game-changing, category-building approaches to solving customer problems to the team and help us dominate. The Opportunity As the Sr. Public Relations Manager you’ll play a key role on the Illumio Corporate Communications team. You will provoke interest and demand and build awareness in Illumio as a leader in Zero Trust cybersecurity. This is a key role that requires a strategic thinker, a strong communicator, and a collaborative team player. This role is responsible for proactive, strategic public relations to communicate and promote our value proposition and to build awareness of Illumio in the market. This is a highly visible role where you will lead our agency relations to make a tangible global impact. You’ll collaborate across Marketing, Product Management, Sales and will interface with key business leaders as well as the executive leadership team.

You're great at:

  • Leading strategic public relations planning and execution to build awareness and drive proactive media coverage on a global scale

  • Developing press releases, media outreach strategies, and acting as the main point of contact for inbound reporter requests

  • Working cross-functionally with the Product Marketing, Sales, and Engineering teams to discover and drive stories that are relevant to media and further Illumio’s goals

  • Writing and editing compelling content for bylines, contributed content and paid content partnerships

  • Leading development of company spokespeople for media engagements specifically focused on the security and cloud markets

  • Possessing a strong knowledge of cybersecurity solutions and industry landscape

  • Day-to-day management of multiple PR agencies across the globe

  • Having media relationships and a familiarity of tech, business, channel, and cybersecurity media landscape

  • Owning internal reporting and tracking

  • Staying current on company, industry, competitor information and news trends in order to best organize and present company content

What will make you successful:

  • Experience developing and driving PR strategy across multiple audience segments and regions

  • Cybersecurity familiarity highly desired

  • A track record of good judgment and decision-making in positions with significant responsibility

  • Highly autonomous and able to independently identify high-value projects and drive them to completion

  • Excellent time management skills and demonstrated ability to deliver quality work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to think and act both tactically and strategically

  • Comfortable working with cross-functional teams across multiple time zones.

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, and solid track record in developing technology public relations campaigns.

  • Strong writing and editing skills.

  • Ability to develop informed opinions on relevant topics

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, English or equivalent and 15+ years of PR or communications experience in a high-tech PR agency or software technology company

  • This position is based in the United States - either remote or hybrid. Some travel required.

About Illumio:

Illumio, the pioneer and market leader of Zero Trust segmentation, prevents breaches from becoming cyber disasters. Illumio protects critical applications and valuable digital assets with proven segmentation technology purpose-built for the Zero Trust security model. Illumio ransomware mitigation and segmentation solutions see risk, isolate attacks, and secure data across cloud-native apps, hybrid and multi-clouds, data centers, and endpoints, enabling the world’s leading organizations to strengthen their cyber resiliency and reduce risk. Illumio believes that an environment of unique backgrounds, experiences, viewpoints, and individual contributions drives our success and makes us stronger together. We are dedicated to creating and maintaining a diverse culture and emphasizing inclusion and belonging.

Pay Range:

$165,000 - $180,000 USD

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, location, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, or applicable laws.


At Illumio we offer a wide range of benefits to our eligible team members. Our benefit programs vary by location and can include Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage – Health and Dependent Savings Accounts – Life and Disability Programs – Paid Parental Leave – Voluntary Benefit Programs – Company Sponsored Wellness Program – Wellness Reimbursement Program - Retirement Savings – Equity Opportunities – Paid time off and Paid Holidays – Employee Incentive Program.#LI-CS1 #LI-REMOTE