Global Public Relations Coordinator

Marketing Remote, United States

About Liferay

Liferay is a uniquely profitable B2B enterprise software company with 1,100+ fiery-eyed employees all across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. As a renowned provider of enterprise open source technologies, we have been recognized by Gartner for empowering businesses around the world to solve complex digital challenges.  Liferay Experience Cloud is an all-in-one solution that unites our Liferay DXP and cloud platform capabilities with built-in analytics and B2B commerce functionality, reducing the time to market and allowing for accelerated innovation - serving notable customers across the globe such as Airbus, US Bank, Honda, and Desjardins.
But we don’t just make awesome software, we are also fueled by a greater-than-profit vision. By building a vibrant business, making technology useful, and investing in communities, we make it possible for people to reach their full potential to serve others. We give our employees five days off to volunteer at charities they’re excited about, and Liferay donates 10% of our profits to charities around the world. Oh, we’re also self-funded which gives us the freedom to work on whatever we think brings the most value to customers and communities in the long run!
About You and this Role

Are you a rising PR star eager to launch your career on the global stage? Do you have a passion for the software industry and a knack for crafting compelling stories? If you're energized by the challenge of building brand awareness across international markets, then Liferay's Global PR Coordinator role is the perfect position for you.
We're a leading innovator in open source software, and we're seeking a talented and ambitious PR professional to join our growing team. In this role, you'll gain invaluable experience working on global PR campaigns, fostering relationships with key media contacts, and contributing to the success of a dynamic software company. This is an incredible opportunity to learn from industry veterans, hone your skills, and make a real impact on Liferay's global brand reputation.
Key Objectives
  • Work with the Senior Manager, Customer Insights & Analyst Relations to set PR strategy at a company-wide level, supporting the identification of key themes for global coverage.
  • Help drive media coverage in English-speaking countries (United States, Canada, UKI, India, ANZ, and South Africa) with the goal of generating two feature length stories or contributed articles and five mentions of Liferay in the tier 1 or 2 business or technology press per quarter.
  • Review all English-language press releases (global and regional) for consistency and quality.
  • Own and manage corporate PR assets, such as Liferay's company boilerplate.
  • Distribute press releases on Liferay’s corporate website and wire service.

Required Qualifications
  • 1-2 years of experience in public relations or a related field, with a demonstrably strong interest in the software industry.
  • A passion for storytelling and the ability to craft clear, concise, and engaging content.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with diverse stakeholders.
  • Experience with public relations software, like Cision or Meltwater, is a plus.
  • Business fluency in English is required. Experience with another language (Spanish, Portuguese, German, etc.) is a plus.
  • A bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, or a related field.

 

What We Offer
  • Salary package w/ competitive benefits according to qualifications and experience
  • Opportunities to take responsibility, grow professionally, and Stay Nerdy
  • A positive and collaborative work culture
  • Check out what employees say about us on Glassdoor 
  • Working at a leading open-source company
Equal Opportunities Employer - Statement

Liferay is committed to the equal treatment of all candidates, customers and employees and to fostering a culture of dignity at work. Our operating procedure provides for equal opportunities in recruitment and employment with the aim to eliminate discrimination against any job applicant or employee on the basis of race, age, sexual orientation, gender, religion or beliefs, marital or civil partnerships status, family or dependency status, disability, pregnancy and maternity or membership of a traveling community.