Communications Specialist

Recruiter
Canonical
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Depending on experience
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Ref
GV366562
Sector
Technology
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Technical Communications Specialist

Canonical is the company behind Ubuntu, the leading operating system for container, cloud, and hyperscale computing. The majority of public cloud workloads and large-scale private cloud deployments are on Ubuntu. Ubuntu is also the preferred choice to develop and run applications such as AI or blockchain and leading in IoT with new smart gateways, self-driving cars and advanced robots being developed. Canonical provides enterprise products, support and services for Ubuntu. Established in 2004, Canonical is a privately held company.

Canonical is looking for a Technical Communications Specialist to help drive the global media, analyst and social media programme. Reporting to the Communications Director, this new London based role has been created to be an advocate of our products and create compelling stories to a tech-savvy audience.  The role will collaborate with product management, engineering, marketing and sales teams to drive integrated campaigns and ensure earned media coverage through PR and analyst relations targeted at enterprises, developers and end-users. 

Required skills and experience

  • 2.1 degree and above is essential. 
  • 1-2+ years experience in a technical content/communications role or PR, social media role at an agency or in house. 
  • Experience in, or a good understanding of the B2B software industry with a strong passion for technology, especially cloud and the internet of things.

Good travel opportunities, predominantly to the US and Europe. Plus great benefits on offer. 

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