Integrated Communications Specialist
Company: SAS Institute
Posted on: January 16, 2020
Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker always
asking, What if*
If so, then you may be the new team member we re looking for.
Because at SAS, your curiosity matters whether you re developing
algorithms, creating customer experiences or answering critical
questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are
In a world of data, analytics is a necessity for businesses to make
decisions that result in impact. Today, the majority of the top 100
companies in the Fortune Global 500 rely on SAS to do this.
SAS is seeking an experienced integrated communications
professional to find and effectively tell stories that highlight
the value of SAS four decades of analytics leadership.
Is weaving together compelling stories across media, social
platforms and influencers part of your DNA* Can you find the wow in
a customer story, craft an edgy pitch on the latest business and
tech trends, help imagine an infographic or video that s
exceedingly shareable, and respond to a media question on a
ridiculously tight deadline*
As a member of the SAS Integrated Communications team, you ll earn
coverage, manage editorial opportunities, cultivate media and
customer relationships, measure and track results, and use social
channels and influencer opportunities to share stories and guide
conversations that lead to positive exposure for SAS and the value
we provide our customers and the world.
Put your skills to work on an experienced, curious and accountable
team at a premier workplace with a corporate culture that
consistently ranks among the world s best.
* Bachelor's degree in communications, English, journalism,
marketing, or a related field of study.
* Experience creating and managing public relations campaigns and
programs for software and/or high-tech companies/clients.
* A minimum of five to seven years experience, as part of an
in-house or agency communications team with direct media contact;
or as a technology writer or editor for a news outlet.
* Experience not only writing, editing and creating news, but using
graphics, video and social media to seed it, stimulate it and
* Proven ability to build and place stories in national outlets,
publications and broadcast channels.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Demonstrated experience in translating technical lingo into a
* Proven ability to build collaborations across teams.
* Social media savvy, with ability to integrate social media into
* Strong problem-solving and organizational skills.
* Ability to multitask within a deadline-driven environment, and
work both independently and as part of a team.
SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also for a cultural
fit. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique culture
that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total
candidate: technical skills, culture fit, relationship skills,
problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators.
Candidates must be ready to make an impact.
* We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy
people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No
matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your
unique contributions will make a difference.
* Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds,
experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn t about fitting into
our culture, it s about adding to it - and we can t wait to see
what you ll bring.
SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are
considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin,
disability status, protected veteran status or any other
characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment
Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law,
and the notice Pay Transparency. Equivalent combination of
education, training and experience may be considered in place of
the above qualifications. The level of this position will be
determined based on the applicant's education, skills and
experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are
received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may
require access to technology or software subject to export or
import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may
obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for
employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law
compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in
the hiring process. To qualify, applicants must be legally
authorized to work in the United States, and should not require,
now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
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