Executive Communications Writer

Communications San Jose, California

What we are doing: ForeScout Technologies is transforming security through visibility, providing agentless visibility and control of traditional, IoT and OT devices the instant they connect to the network. Our technology works with disparate security tools to help accelerate incident response, break down silos, automate workflows and optimize existing investments. See devices. Control them. Orchestrate multivendor response.


At ForeScout, we believe in collaborative, open communication. We’re steadfast focused on innovation and celebrating our victories. We value an inclusive workforce that is diverse and energetic. We are not the slow-moving, 800lb gorilla and we embrace our dynamic, fast-paced environment where employees are given ownership and can make an impact daily. We believe everyone brings a unique perspective to the table. We’re looking for culture-adds, not culture fits.


What you will do: ForeScout is looking for an Executive Communications Writer to help elevate C-Level executive profiles both internally and externally through strategic communications. This role will assist in creating communication deliverables for our high-energy and passionate CEO that communicate the corporate vision and messages externally to various audiences, as well as internally to our fast-growing employee base around the world. You will craft compelling content, developing a keen understanding of our CEO’s style, tone, and preferences for executive communications, internally and externally.  Content can range from company-wide emails, bylined articles and blogs, PPT presentations, script writing, etc.. You will ensure consistency in voice, tone and messaging, and leverage various communications channels to reach designated audiences. You should also be keeping a pulse on global affairs and industry trends that may be relevant to executive communications. Collaboration is key, and you will work cross-functionally with internal teams, such as product management, product marketing and business development to source and develop content.


What you offer ForeScout: You possess 5-8 years of communications and writing experience within a corporate communications function, or as a journalist covering the technology industry. You have a strong track record of producing high-quality written content, speeches, presentations, etc. All applicants will be required submit a portfolio of various written content. You have superb writing and editing skills and mastery of AP style and grammar as well as exemplary organizational skills and an uncompromising eye for quality. You have strong project management skills, and are able to manage multiple assignments from conception to completion and meet deadline commitments. You are proficient with the full suite of Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Business or related field. Cybersecurity industry experience is strongly preferred.


What ForeScout can offer you:

  • Competitive compensation and Benefits – We cover 95% of employee and dependents’ benefits premiums (US only), 401K match, generous PTO policy,  and much more!
  • Collaborative and innovative environment – make an impact on worldwide security while working on the hottest technology.
  • Leadership that supports and encourages professional growth and development
  • Focus on Diversity and Women in the Workplace – participate in our newly formed ForeScout Women’s Network!
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