Global PR Director job description OVUM final by stariya


									Global PR Director
Ovum provides clients with independent and objective analysis that enables them to
make better business and technology decisions. Ovum is uniquely positioned to
provide practical, actionable advice to the purchasers and suppliers of technology
and telecoms.

This is a highly rewarding and unique opportunity for a strong PR Director with
outstanding leadership and communication skills, to join a highly respected advisory
firm to drive and lead the team to the next level.

Reporting to the Managing Director, this exciting and demanding role pertains
ensuring PR Officers are building the media database globally and developing
relationships with key publications. The candidate should be confident in dealing with
press and understand the importance of working within press deadlines.

Key Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
    Lead the PR and Events/Tour team
    Planning, developing and Implementing PR strategies globally ensuring co-
      ordination amongst PR officers
    Ensuring PR officers are researching, writing and distributing press releases to
      targeted media as well as arranging ‘features’ opinion pieces in key
    Provide PR training to analysts/consultants where necessary
    Build awareness of the brand by having analysts speak at external
      conferences and internal events. Marketing collaborations with conference
      organizers/sponsors are required to maximize brand impact.
    Manage and organize events with the aim of leveraging the brand image
    Budget preparation and analysis
    Ensure preparation of publicity brochures, handouts, promotional videos,
      photographs for the press
    You will be an ‘ideas’ person as well as a strong communicator, and be able to
      manage all areas of a public relations program
    Improve Ovum’s share of voice in targeted markets
    Lead the development of Ovum’s Social Media Strategy and ensure effective
      measurement techniques
    Report key performance metrics to Ovum leadership team monthly as well as

You will need to demonstrate:

- Director level experience, within ICT
- Strong commercial awareness and leadership skills
- A solid media understanding, including digital, print and broadcast
- Implementation and deliver of business plans across the division
- Strategy implementation of brand exposure and new business
- P&L and line management of the whole division
- Overall management of relationships across all international counterparts
- A tertiary qualification preferred with experience in at least telecoms and

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