Red Hat Analyst Relations Associate in Westford, Massachusetts

Job description

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Marketing team is looking for an Analyst Relations Associate to join us in Westford, MA, Raleigh, NC, Mountain View, CA, or Atlanta, GA. In this role, you will work closely with the global industry analyst community to broaden and deepen its understanding of Red Hat solutions. You’ll help us inform and educate industry analyst companies on Red Hat focus areas, strategies, offering, and solutions. You’ll use their consulting services to the benefit of Red Hat development and marketing teams. You’ll also engage their services for Red Hat’s go-to-market activities. As an Analyst Relations Associate, you will have influential position with customers and partners, ensuring that analysts have sound knowledge of Red Hat so that they can assess the company, our strategies and solutions appropriately and give accurate information to their customers.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Work with all Red Hat teams to manage analyst briefings, inquiries, and consulting sessions, and ensure that analysts are up-to-date on Red Hat’s technologies and solutions

  • Encourage all Red Hat teams to engage in analyst activities

  • Identify and develop engagement opportunities arising within Red Hat and analyst groups

  • Build personal relationships with leading analysts so that you are viewed as a trusted face of Red Hat

  • Identify and work to correct analyst errors and inaccuracies

  • Attend analyst events to gain knowledge of their thinking and opinions on the IT market and Red Hat and share them with Red Hat’s management

  • Play an active role in Red Hat events related to industry analysts

  • Review, comment, and provide feedback to analysts regarding their draft research, both as an individual contributor and in collaboration with appropriate Red Hat teams, helping to guide and focus Red Hat's public persona

Required skills

  • 3 years of industry analyst relations, PR, or product marketing or management experience within software companies

  • Must have strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • Must have good communication and writing skills

  • Solid understanding of today's enterprise IT software market (players, solutions, and dynamics)

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree or equivalent work experience

Experience in one or more of the following technology areas:

  • Middleware like application servers and data integration tools and technologies

  • Cloud computing (public, private, or hybrid)

  • Systems or cloud management

  • Application development

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job ID 57242

Department Corporate Communications, Corporate Marketing

Location US-MA-Westford

Posting date 5/15/2017

Remote base ..