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At Skillsoft, we propel organizations and people to grow together through transformative learning experiences. We believe every team member has the potential to be AMAZING. Join us in our quest to transform learning and help individuals unleash their edge.

Manager, External Communications

At Skillsoft, we are all about making work matter. We believe every team member has the potential to be AMAZING. We are bold, sharp, driven and most of all, real. Join us in our quest to democratize learning and help individuals unleash their edge.

Overview:

Skillsoft is seeking an experienced professional with demonstrated storytelling and media relations success, especially in edtech and e-learning. They will be an integral part of our corporate communications team, working cross-functionally to build awareness of our robust product portfolio among media, the industry, and our customers.

Opportunity Highlights:

· Develop and implement multifaceted, strategic communications and media relations plans to establish Skillsoft and its solutions as market leading.

· Build close relationships with Product Management and Product Marketing counterparts to collaborate on key launches, GTM moments, and storytelling opportunities.

· Bolster Skillsoft’s media relations engine, focusing on how our platform and solutions drive growth for organizations and learners.

· Monitor media conversations related to industry trends and competitor innovations, carving out areas of opportunity for Skillsoft.

· Develop a range of communication materials including messaging, press releases, FAQs, presentations, and media statements in partnership with key stakeholders.

· Own engagement and proactive pitching of business, trade, and vertical press.

· Work directly with SMEs and executives to build platforms, provide training, and amplify media visibility.

· Collaborate closely with the broader Marketing team to amplify messages through owned, earned, and paid channels.

Skills & Qualifications:

· 5-6 years of experience in communications, public relations, marketing, or related fields; B2B tech and agency experience is a plus.

· Deep experience in media relations and external storytelling with proven business, trade, and vertical media relationships.

· Excellent writing skills with the ability to draft persuasive messages, pitches, and storylines.

· Strong experience working with executive leaders and SMEs as a strategic thought partner.

· Proactive, growth mindset and a love for learning.

· Strong collaborator, with the ability to manage relationships with many stakeholders.

· Good instincts and sound judgement.

Target salary range for this job requisition is anticipated to be approximately $125,000 annualized.

We also offer full benefits. The company may modify salaries, salary ranges and/or Pay Plans from time to time as it deems necessary.

OUR VALUES:

WE ARE PASSIONATELY COMMITTED TO LEADERSHIP, LEARNING, AND SUCCESS. WE EMBRACE EVERY OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE OUR CUSTOMERS AND EACH OTHER AS

  • ONE TEAM
  • OPEN AND RESPECTFUL
  • CURIOUS
  • READY
  • TRUE
MORE ABOUT SKILLSOFT:

Skillsoft delivers online learning, training, and talent solutions to help organizations unleash their edge. Leveraging immersive, engaging content, Skillsoft enables organizations to unlock the potential in their best assets – their people – and build teams with the skills they need for success. Empowering 36 million learners and counting, Skillsoft democratizes learning through an intelligent learning experience and a customized, learner-centric approach to skills development with resources for Leadership Development, Business Skills, Technology & Development, Digital Transformation, and Compliance.

Skillsoft is partner to thousands of leading global organizations, including many Fortune 500 companies. The company features three award-winning systems that support learning, performance and success: Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform, which offers measurable impact across the entire employee lifecycle. Learn more at www.skillsoft.com.

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. 
If this opportunity intrigues you, we would love for you to apply!

NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: We value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Skillsoft does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies.  All resumes submitted by employment agencies directly to any Skillsoft employee or hiring manager in any form without a signed Skillsoft Employment Agency Agreement on file and search engagement for that position will be deemed unsolicited in nature.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is subsequently hired as a result of the referral or through other means.

Skillsoft is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer: It is the policy of Skillsoft (US) Corporation to provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability (mental or physical), protected veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by law.

 

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