We’re looking for an analyst relations manager to join a team focused on community, customer and influencer communications. This person will be responsible for the plan, execution, management and measurement of GitHub’s enterprise product focused AR program. This role will be tasked to develop strategy and grow relationships with industry analysts in open source software development and DevOps, in addition to building enablement content to help GitHub’s sales teams to attract more customers.
The right candidate is an experienced communicator, who understands the role industry analysts play as influencers of enterprise technology selection and validating vendor product and GTM strategies. They are driven, focused and a quick study when it comes to complex technology. The candidate must be comfortable balancing strategic thinking with tactical, detailed execution while often working independently.
The team’s work is highly visible, so candidates should have experience working with executives and senior leadership. They possess excellent communication and collaboration skills, high levels of empathy and are a multitasking pro.
- Engage with industry analysts continuously to have a pulse on the industry and provide insights to product, revenue and comms teams.
- Act as a strategic advisor to business stakeholders- driving valuable insight, guidance and feedback into the business.
- Prioritize and manage incoming requests for information, research review, customer references, event speakers and research participation.
- Create programs to best leverage GitHub’s customers with the analyst community through webinars, Gartner Peer Insights campaigns and more.
- Work with the product and product marketing teams to create and curate relevant product/industry-related content in preparation for analyst engagements.
- Establish and maintain regular communication with analysts to engage and educate them on GitHub’s strategy, roadmap and product updates.
- Plan, schedule and manage analyst/influencer program activities such as participation in analyst research, conferences, consult and advisory sessions, briefings, inquiries and newsletters.
- Deliver market insight reports for sales enablement use in field education and competitive battlecards.
Qualifications and skills:
- Agency experience is preferred.
- Knowledge of the software development industry and DevOps concepts.
- Ability to see top down and bottom up—can move seamlessly between high-level, strategic thinking and more nuanced, tactical work.
- Skilled at cross-functional, influence-driven collaboration to achieve results.
- Ability to think across boundaries – work with product, marketing, customer success, sales and business planning to distill and deliver messages from those teams.
- Experience working closely with executives and senior stakeholders.
- Ability to be nimble, empathetic and collaborative.
- Demonstrated ability to work calmly and maintain good judgment in high-stress environments.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Experience leveraging first party, third party and internal data to develop meaningful insights to share internally and externally.
(Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $73,500 to maximum $156,000+ bonus + equity + benefits.
· Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired in Colorado.
Who We Are:
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