Rimini Street, Inc

PR Specialist

US-CA-Pleasanton
Job ID
2017-3599

Job Description

Rimini Street, Inc., the world’s leading independent provider of support for enterprise application software, seeks a Public Relations Specialist resident in our Pleasanton, CA office.

 

Our company is currently privately held with plans to become a public company. Rimini Street views all of our employees as partners, and is committed to providing an exciting, participatory and team oriented work environment. In addition to our very competitive compensation packages, be prepared for challenging professional growth and fun along the way in our work hard, play hard corporate environment.

 

Position Summary

 

The Public Relations Specialist will assume responsibility for Rimini Street’s awards calendar, social media “Tweet Sheet” development, and managing our regional agencies’ monthly reporting. This position also includes helping to run our “news engine,” press release and byline content development, technology and vertical industry media pitch development, and support for our analyst relations program. The successful candidate will work with and collaborate with the global communications team, global PR agencies that Rimini Street has engaged, corporate marketing, product marketing and demand generation. This position will report to the Senior Manager of Public Relations.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

The selected candidate must be able to communicate strongly and effectively the Rimini Street story – a successful market disrupter with over 1,330 active clients including some of the most recognized brands in the world. He/she must have critical thinking skills, and be able to dive into the details to get things done. He/she is someone who collaborates well with colleagues, has a can do attitude, and has the ability to execute numerous projects simultaneously. Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Help mine and create news stories, above and beyond the press release cycle
  • Help develop press releases, award submissions, byline articles, blogs etc. for internal and external use
  • Support press events and activities across geographies, including the US, UK, France, Israel, Brazil, Australia, Korea, Taiwan and Japan
  • Monitor company and competitor presence regularly, as well as industry trends, flagging both issues and opportunities
  • Support product marketing announcements, corporate marketing activity, and demand generation activities
  • Monitor and report effectiveness of the communications program on a weekly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Prepare media briefing books and briefing sheets
  • Prepare monthly coverage reports, coverage updates, weekly AR/PR reports and slide summaries as requested
  • Research and update tracking documents for awards, analyst interactions, media contacts, etc.
  • Create and maintain media and analyst contact lists, databases and editorial calendars
  • Support Rimini Street’s regional PR agencies

Qualifications/Skills/Experience

Minimal Qualifications 

  • Bachelor degree required

 

Location

  • Pleasanton, CA

 

Experience 

  • 1-3 years of technology B2B public relations experience. Experience working with large enterprise companies such as Oracle, SAP, Saleforce.com, etc., a plus

 

Skills 

  • Effective communications with an emphasis on writing
  • Strong grammar and spelling
  • Detail-oriented and well organized; able to adapt to changing situations with ease
  • Highly self-motivated individual who enjoys working under limited supervision
  • Effective problem solver with a strong work ethic, sense of urgency and desire to succeed
  • Social media communications experience
  • Attention to detail with an ability to meet tight timelines while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Ability to work with various constituencies including customers, partners, media, industry analysts, financial analysts, and internal teams
  • Global communications experience a plus
  • Word, PowerPoint, Excel skills; experience working with online PR tools, including media databases such as Cision

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Company Description

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software support products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products. The company has redefined enterprise software support services since 2005 with an innovative, award-winning program that enables licensees of IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and other enterprise software vendors to save up to 90 percent on total support costs. Clients can remain on their current software release without any required upgrades for a minimum of 15 years. Over 1,330 global Fortune 500, midmarket, public sector and other organizations from a broad range of industries currently rely on Rimini Street as their trusted, third-party support provider.

 

The company is widely recognized by clients, leading industry analysts (including Gartner, Forrester, Constellation Research and Nucleus), and financial analysts as the leader in a large, fast growing market with tremendous upside and an extremely strong value proposition that resonates with CIOs and CFOs. With tight IT budgets and flat global economic growth, IT and procurement professionals are actively looking for proven methods to cut costs while improving service. Rimini Street enables organizations to free up budget for strategic business initiatives by delivering savings of up to 90 percent on total maintenance and support costs.

Be Treated Like the Best

  • Rimini Street hires only the best – and provides the compensation, bonus and benefit programs appropriate for proven top-performing professionals. We want our employees to have an opportunity to share in the financial success that results from our dedication to service excellence, high-quality deliverables and an unparalleled client experience
  • No bureaucracy, thousand-page rule books or politics — just everyone working together to build a great company through service excellence and client success
  • Work hard, play hard environment – Rimini Street is a group of hard-working professionals who are passionate about achieving success, but we also enjoy opportunities to meet up at fun company events
  • We are also passionate about giving back to our communities around the world, with plenty of opportunities for volunteering and charity through the Rimini Street Foundation
  • All Rimini Street professionals are encouraged to grow and learn new skills

 Accelerating Company Growth

  • Over 1,330 active clients, including 85 of the Fortune 500 and Global 100
  • 46 consecutive quarters of sequential revenue growth
  • 2017 Q2 revenue results of $52 million, a quarterly increase of 37% year over year

Recent Industry Recognition

  • Listed as a 2017 Top Workplace in the Bay Area by the Bay Area News Group
  • Named an Inc. 5000 company for the seventh consecutive year, and recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies with three-year revenue growth of 172%
  • Honored with 11 Stevie Awards in 2017, including 5 awards for delivering excellence in customer service
  • Received 7 Golden Bridge awards including Technology Company of the Year

 

 

To learn more about how Rimini Street is redefining the enterprise software support industry, visit http://www.riministreet.com

 

Rimini Street is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Please Note:  Rimini Street does not accept resumes submitted by recruiting/staffing firms unless specifically requested by Human Resources.  Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.

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