Director of Communications at iManage

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The Director of Communications plays a vital role in our global marketing team with the responsibility to design and champion the iManage brand ensuring it reflects our culture and captures the hearts and minds of our customers and galvanizes the entire business behind that vision. Reporting to our Vice President of Marketing, the ideal candidate will be a creative team player with excellent cross-functional leadership skills to build a unified message, deep experience in building brands for in B2B enterprise software markets, and an excellent communicator and relationship-builder.

As a leader in our organization, you will be responsible for transforming our brand and communication strategies through brand management, public relations, social media, and digital marketing. You will work to ensure messages are compelling, appropriate and consistent with the overall brand and product messaging, working in close partnership with our external PR and creative agency partners. You will help mentor the product marketing and regional campaign teams to ensure they embody the unified brand.

Responsibilities 

  • Craft and champion a brand that captures the hearts and minds of our customers and unifies the entire business.
  • Develop, implement and drive iManage communications strategy, identifying key objectives, messaging, deliverables and appropriate channels to market
  • Design the over-arching campaign framework for the business and manage the brand campaign
  • Increase brand preference by increasing awareness in key global market segments (Legal, Corporate Legal and other departments, Financial Services) through press and technology/market/industry analyst relations activities
  • Act as the primary point of contact for key external media and analysts
  • Develop compelling and engaging stories and themes that position iManage as a thought-leader in its chosen markets in collaboration with our Product and Regional Marketing teams
  • Ensure that key customer successes are communicated to the marketplace by driving an aggressive customer reference program
  • Collaborate with Marketing Operations team to build comprehensive tracking, reporting and analysis of coverage and content across all media platforms (PR, digital, social, etc.)
  • Manage small team of direct reports for PR, copywriting and content managers.

Requirements

  • BA/BS Degree in business, communications, or marketing with an emphasis in digital media, social media, PR or related field
  • 5-10 years of corporate communications experience with a b2b enterprise SaaS company; preferably within the legal or financial vertical or enterprise content services solutions.
  • Experience creating and implementing proven successful strategies to generate market awareness and develop thought leadership
  • Proven ability to develop productive relationships with media and analysts
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure all communication is crisp and accurate
  • Strong collaboration and negotiation skills, gaining support and trust across the organization to achieve agreed upon business outcomes
  • Excellent communicator with proven ability to clearly convey complex ideas in written, presentation and spoken formats to a variety of audiences, including customers, partners, sales, analysts, journalists
  • Outstanding project management skills and the proven ability to manage multiple complex initiatives
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Location

With headquarters in the West Loop of Chicago, we have offices in London, Belfast, India, and the Bay Area!

An Insider's view of iManage

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

When it comes to work-life balance, life comes first, and our company knows this. It's great that I can take the time I need off to enjoy the "life" side.

Dave

Business Development

What does your typical day look like?

I learn something new everyday and I love that! iManage rewards growth with continuous opportunity for advancement and learning. Everyday is a day to tackle new challenges. I get to solve the industries toughest problems by using the latest cloud technologies.

Jaritza

Cloud Support Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

Employees are given the freedom to expand and define their role. Everyone has their personal brand, and you can actually see how each individual plays an important part in our continued growth.

Grace

Cloud Renewals Program Manager

What is your vision for the company?

Our mission is to create a workplace that enables our employees to thrive and be happy. An environment where they can be their best selves, to grow professionally and intellectually. You are able to learn and try new ways of doing things; for example leveraging the latest technologies and applying them to solve interesting problems for our clients.

Neil

CEO

What’s the vibe like in the office?

My favourite thing about working for iManage is the people. The atmosphere in the office is always welcoming and friendly. It makes it more enjoyable working with people who are at all different levels in their career. The office has a good balance between senior and junior employees, all of whom are committed and passionate about the work they do.

Nadine

Software Engineer in Test

What are iManage Perks + Benefits

iManage Benefits Overview

Compensation and Benefits:
We offer competitive salaries based on market data. Our benefits include Health/Vision/Dental/Life insurance, 401k matching, performance bonuses, flexible working environment, and generous PTO.

Company Culture:
We have a collaborative open floor plan, casual dress code, company outings and team activities, happy hours, and offer commuter benefits!

Opportunity to learn new skills:
We're working with the latest tech, and you have the opportunity to work with the best and brightest. We offer training & development, lunch and learns, and constantly invest in our people. We also support getting qualifications and networking.

And More...
- Centrally located offices just short walks from major transit stations!
- We are in rapid growth stages, expanding FAST with no plans to slow down soon!
- Free snacks, breakfast on M/F, drinks + beer/wine
- Game room + Ping Pong table

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
iManage's team fitness initiatives include group Triathlon/Marathon training, step challenges, and more!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive unlimited hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
iManage offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
We provide free bagel breakfast on Monday, and Friday. Tuesday's we have Cereal or Oatmeal options. Wednesday's we offer healthy snacks in the afternoon! Thursday's are fresh fruit delivery days.
Game Room
iManage's game room is filled with Ping Pong, Foosball and many board games. Play at your own risk; The ping pong table gets COMPETITIVE!
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Breakfast provided a few days of the week! We also get healthy snack options delivered on Wednesdays.
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Every year we set aside a budget for each department to spend on further education and development opportunities. Continuous learning is core to who we are!
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Every year iManage nominates an "Employee of the Year" award; where the winner is awarded a stipend to spend on a trip of their choosing. Our most recent winner went to Hawaii all expenses paid!

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