Influencer Relations, Europe

| West Suburbs

MARKETING MANAGER, INFLUENCER RELATIONS - EUROPE Ensono is a fast-paced global hybrid IT services provider in the heart of Chicago’s tech scene. Ensono helps its clients accelerate their digital transformations through flexible, scalable IT infrastructure solutions from public cloud to complex legacy technologies including mainframe. Our purpose is to be a relentless ally, disrupting the status quo, and unleashing our clients to do great things. The Ensono Marketing team is a fast-paced and exciting team that acts as a growth engine for our business. We are responsible for generating awareness and driving demand within Europe and India; specifically, in the UK. We are looking for a creative, passionate and detail-oriented individual who can build the Ensono brand in the UK, Poland, and India through media and analyst relations. The role reports into the Marketing Director, Global Influencer Relations and takes local direction from the Marketing Director, Europe. Key success metrics include: Share of Voice, analyst briefings, report mentions, speaking engagements and award wins. While this role’s focus is targeted on the European market, this person will sit in either Chicago or Downers Grove and travel as needed. As such, it is critical that the right candidates for this role have prior experience working globally and ideally within the UK. And be an expert at virtual work.
 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Work across time zones which often requires early morning start to accommodate the UK and flexible hours in order to work with Poland and India as needed
  • Travel periodically to the UK
  • Media outreach experience
  • Experience with UK media
  • B2B technology
  • Experience working for an agency experience – Global experience
  • Analyst relations experience – IT space
  • Agency management experience
  • Build the media strategy for the UK aligned to global goals
  • Build the analyst relations strategy aligned to global goals
  • Manage the European PR agency
  • Manage the key industry analysts in region
  • Work with our agency to pitch our stories and get opportunities through earned media, bylined articles, news jacks, etc.
  • Monitor media outlets for coverage on clients and competitors
  • Work across multiple disciplines to gather and curate content into press releases and client reference materials
  • Coordinate submissions for key analyst reports eg the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Professional and Managed Services, Worldwide.
  • Coordinate analyst briefings with the product and leadership teams including presentation and message development
  • Manage the European Employee Advocacy platform and run ad hoc training as required
  • Ensure global social media platforms contain European content
  • Work with the European Managing Director on his social media profile as well as his profile in media and with analysts
  • Virtual management of the Marketing Intern during his/her Influencer Relations rotation
  • Drive and coordinate India and Poland public relations activities as necessary
  • Manage budget
  • Determine metrics and drive toward achievement

Knowledge

  • Understanding of IT; cloud services a plus

Skills

  • Matrix Organizations
  • Global / UK Media Relations
  • Global/UK Analyst Relations
  • Virtual Work
  • Messaging
  • Writing and grammar
  • Verbal communication and presentation
  • Presentation skills (excellent Microsoft Office)
  • Problem-solving
  • Budget Management
  • Performance Management (Dashboards)
  • Detail orientated - starter/finisher
  • Self-directed
  • Client first mentality
  • Collaborative
  • Understands the “big picture” and adjusts work accordingly

Experience

  • 7+ years media and analyst relations experience
  • Business or marketing degree
  • Global agency experience
  • Knowledge of European market including relationships with media and analysts in the region
  • Experience working in Europe; UK a strong preference
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Location

Our HQ is 22 miles from the Loop; near Belmont station, BNSF line. Plenty of places to eat & shop! 2nd office is in downtown Chicago on Madison Ave.

An Insider's view of Ensono

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I find the culture to be very open and collaborative. One can be on a call with a customer and ask your technical resource across from you a specific question or run into our CEO in the hallway while grabbing a cup of coffee. We allow feedback to be given and changes to be heard. Leadership constantly finds ways to make it an exciting workplace

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What does your typical day look like?

A typical day in our Full Stack DevOps world is collaborative, affords room for creative problem-solving, offers unique opportunities and challenges. Our work involves using cloud technologies to solve application’s needs, research datalake technologies and architect to process large amounts of performance data. We also lay 6 man variation of ping

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What are Ensono Perks + Benefits

Ensono Benefits Overview

Benefits include - generous maternity and paternity leave, generous paid days off and company paid holidays. Sabbatical, adoption, compassion and bereavement leave days, adoption assistance and flexible spending account. Healthcare and 401K eligibility on 1st day of work. Paid volunteer days.

Wellness programs - designed to help us be our best! Fitness week, Virgin Pulse® platform, wellness plans for credits and discounts on medical plan contributions.

Fun ergonomic workplace - free snacks, onsite gym & trainer, yoga classes, Beer O'Clock days.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Beer O' Cart every month!
Casual Dress
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Onsite gym available!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

15 options for coffee and chocolate drinks (its a coffee machine with an IP address after all!) Also, Starbucks machine with chai latte counts, right? And then after the free snacks and all the hot chocolate - get some steps in while checking your emails in our fitness center. We have associate discounts on various products and services locally and nationally.

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