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Head of Editorial & Thought Leadership--Corporate Communications

Company: Palo Alto Networks, Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:



Head of Editorial & Thought LeadershipCorporate Communications

At Palo Alto Networks everything starts and ends with our mission: Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life. We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These arent easy goals to accomplish but were not here for easy. Were here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and were looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

The communications team is looking for an excellent writer, storyteller and communicator to lead editorial and thought leadership. Youll be the keeper of the company's content, seeking out stories and perspectives within Palo Alto Networks as well as the right opportunities externally to amplify them.

You must be comfortable working across content types and with executives to develop compelling stories that we can tell through written, spoken and digital work. The head of editorial will create and own a thought leadership program, cultivate the channels where our content is delivered, and work across teams to identify opportunities to develop content and amplify our executives voices.

This position will require someone with the stamina to devise and implement a long-term program of opportunities, the media relations skills to develop connections with key outlets and conferences, as well as the speed and agility to produce content in response to breaking news cycles.

A creative and strategic thinker who is excited by tech and innovation and the people that drive it, you are someone who thrives in a fast-paced and collaborative environment and has a proven track record building communications strategies that inform as well as motivate employees. You must love love love writing and communications because we do!

Your Impact

Establish a thought leadership program in conjunction with senior leadership and communications and marketing team members

Collaborate with senior executives to develop written and spoken messages

Plan, edit, and write content for a variety of owned and earned communications channels

Ensure content is consistent across all media and departments of the organization

Develop and maintain relations with key media outlets and conferences

Your Experience

7 to 10 years communications experience, with a focus on journalism, speechwriting

Tech experience essential and experience or a proven interest in cybersecurity a must

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a portfolio of writing experience

Outstanding presentation skills, with experience presenting to an executive audience

Strong team player and creative thinker

Ability to influence without authority and to build strong senior relationships to gain input and buy-in for design and implementation of changes

Highly organized and self-motivated individual who will oversee timely, first-rate execution

Ability to work under pressure to adhere to tight, last-minute deadlines

Our Commitment

Were trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecuritys status quo. Its simple: we cant accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together. To learn more about our culture and dedication to inclusion and innovation, visit our careers page .

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

Additionally, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com .

Learn more about the amazing work experience at Palo Alto Networks here!

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Im notorious for taking on far too much. I cant help myself, I love being busy and taking on new projects and responsibilities. So when I saw an opportunity to develop this new area of business for Palo Alto Networks, I naturally dove in head first.

he pace at which work takes place here is very exciting. In fact, the speed of new-feature and new-offering releases is much faster than any other company Ive worked for. At Palo Alto Networks, I can work with a range of new security technologies, rather than being entirely focused on one product, and we are constantly innovating, so we are able to see our ideas brought to life rapidly.

At Palo Alto Networks, we know there are no human rights, no freedoms, and no peace without the equality and development of women. This Womens History Month, we recognize those who have paved the way as well as those who are still fighting for and representing women today.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com .

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

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