DMI

  • Director, Media Relations

    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/21/2018 1:58 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-15263
    Category
    Sales, Marketing & Media
    Location
    US-MD-Bethesda
  • About DMI

    DMI, the world’s first end-to-end mobility company, combines all the skills and services necessary to deliver mobile enterprise solutions. Built to reinvent business through mobility, DMI has expertise in mobile strategy, UX, web, and app development, omni-channel commerce, brand and marketing, big data management and analytics, and secure device and app management. The company’s unique, integrated approach to mobility has resulted in dramatic growth as well as an expanding client base, which includes hundreds of Fortune 1000 commercial clients and all fifteen U.S. Federal Departments. DMI is headquartered in Washington DC area, with satellite offices around the world. Additional information is available at www.dminc.com and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

    About the Opportunity

    DMI is looking for a Director, Media Relations to develop and execute strategies that position DMI as an innovator and leader in mobility and digital transformation. By working and forming relationships with various members of the media, analysts, government, and public, the Director, Media Relations will generate both awareness and demand for DMI’s services.

    Reporting directly to the CMO, you are responsible for directly driving public relations (PR) and analyst relations (AR). This is an ideal role or someone that is a risk taker, a marketer and a story-teller. You should have the ability to create big ideas and implement them with a positive attitude. You pride yourself on creating new strategies and inspiring others to believe in them.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Positive press and analyst coverage is required to drive brand awareness and this is critical to accelerate interest for our breadth of offerings. To deliver this we are looking for a communications leader to:
    • Develop and execute a strategy to reach key business, technology, industry and government outlets
    • Develop press angles aligned with key campaign messages and marketing initiatives
    • Craft press releases
    • Identify opportunities for and develop by-line articles by DMI leadership
    • Identify media targets to impact identified audiences
    • Prepare DMI spokespeople for interviews
    • Integrate client and DMI successes into press outreach
    • Define optimal metrics and provide accurate measurement of all coverage
    • Respond to rapidly-developing news opportunities, attaining opportunities for DMI thought leadership contributions
    • Networked to a variety of media including those focused on Fortune 1000 businesses and Government influencers
    • Direct agency team members

    Qualifications

    Ideal Characteristics:

    • Understands our brand proposition and has experience working with similar technology services organizations
    • Understands and maintains relationships with key categories of business, government and investor influencers
    • Possesses press expertise in related technology, industry, and government sectors
    • Brings creative ideas and new ways of thinking to achieve our goals
    • Possesses expertise in analyst relations and leveraging relationships for positive influence

     

    Education and Years of Experience:  

    • 12+ years of Public Relations/Marketing experience required
    • Four-year degree; MA / MS / MBA preferred

    Required Skills: 

    • Critical, creative, and innovative thinker is a must
    • Must be able to juggle many priorities under tight deadlines while being highly detailed and organized
    • Creates an inclusive and creative environment
    • Comfortable speaking in public and performing product demonstrations
    • Strong copy writing and grammar skillset
    • Exceptional collaborative skills and experience working in a matrix organization

     

    Physical Requirement(s): No Physical requirement needed for this position.

    Location: 6550 Rock Spring Drive, Bethesda, MD 20817

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    Working at DMI

    DMI is a diverse, prosperous and rewarding place to work. We provide our employees with competitive benefits, educational assistance, and career growth opportunities. Every employee is valued for their talents and contributions. We all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company.

    The company does and will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status. DMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability.


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