Job Description

PR Manager, Corporate Communications-10000000H4

Job Description

Senior PR Manager, Corporate Communications


The individual in this role will be responsible for developing and driving external public relations strategies and programs that build Autodesk awareness as a leader in 3D design software with business, technology and trade media and influencers with a focus on the corporate brand as well as Autodesk horizontal and platform technologies. 

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, this individual will work in partnership with Autodesk Marketing, executives and Autodesk PR to identify opportunities and generate media coverage of Autodesk's technology and thought leadership in areas including CAD, SaaS, Cloud Computing, software development and emerging technologies. 


The position requires the ability to understand complex technologies and the ability to explain them to a general audience.  In addition, experience in developing PR strategies, executing PR programs as part of integrated marketing campaigns, external agency management and expertise in media and influencer relations is also required.  This position is well suited to an energetic and proactive individual who is able to function in a highly matrixed organization. 



• Create and execute corporate/technology PR Plan that leverages Autodesk's platform and emerging technologies to drive greater awareness of Autodesk with mainstream, business and IT industry influencers. 


• Build, maintain and develop relationships with key media, analysts and other influencers.


• Drive increased presence of Autodesk technology through social media channels


• Write and produce a variety of written communications that support the PR plan including press releases, contributed articles, FAQs, messaging, speeches, presentations


• Develop and maintain relationships with industry marketing, company evangelists, and relevant division executives

• Assist in management of external PR agencies and partner with agencies on development and execution of strategies, tactics and programs that support overall corporate/technology PR plan

• Collaborate with global PR teams on local execution of corporate/technology PR programs 



• 8+ years public relations experience required, preferably in technology industry

• Four-year college degree (BS or BA), preferably in communications- or marketing-related discipline.

• Very strong writing skills

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills  

• Ability to influence senior management ranks

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