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Senior Public Relations Specialist, Digital Communications

Okta

Okta

Marketing & Communications
United States
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Get to know Okta


Okta is The World’s Identity Company. We free everyone to safely use any technology—anywhere, on any device or app. Our Workforce and Customer Identity Clouds enable secure yet flexible access, authentication, and automation that transforms how people move through the digital world, putting Identity at the heart of business security and growth.

At Okta, we celebrate a variety of perspectives and experiences. We are not looking for someone who checks every single box - we’re looking for lifelong learners and people who can make us better with their unique experiences.

Join our team! We’re building a world where Identity belongs to you.

Okta is The World’s Identity Company. We free everyone to safely use any technology—anywhere, on any device or app. Our Workforce and Customer Identity Clouds enable secure yet flexible access, authentication, and automation that transforms how people move through the digital world, putting Identity at the heart of business security and growth.

At Okta, we celebrate a variety of perspectives and experiences. We are not looking for someone who checks every single box - we’re looking for lifelong learners and people who can make us better with their unique experiences.

Join our team! We’re building a world where Identity belongs to you.

The Global Communications Team

We work around the globe to shape internal and external conversations about Okta, identity, security, privacy, and technology innovation. We are builders and owners of the company narrative and engage with the press, analysts, the public, customers, and employees. You will play a key role in growing this team, elevating the importance of identity, and evolving Okta’s story.

The Opportunity

Okta is seeking a driven social media and digital communications pro to join our Global Communications team. In this role, you will report to the Director of Corporate & Technology PR and partner with key stakeholders across the company to share Okta’s vision and impact with the world.

We are searching for a communications pro with a passion for social media creativity and trends, developing integrated thought leadership campaigns, and an eye for creating compelling, newsworthy content to build and execute a dedicated digital program across Okta’s paid and owned channels.

Ideally, you will have experience with how PR, digital comms, and the news blend together and be able to act as a social media and digital thought partner to our marketing and agency resources, influencers, global PR teams, executive communications, and executive staff. And you will be a leader at identifying what works in social and constantly scouring platforms and the news to identify proactive trends and opportunities for Okta and our leaders.

What you’ll be doing

  • Define the digital and social media strategy that supports Okta’s Global Communications programs and act as the social media strategy consultant for Okta executives
  • Develop a digital editorial plan in partnership with the communications team to create content aligned to the best practices of each platform
  • Create global integrated campaigns (organic, paid, influencer) that cover Okta’s news and announcements, events, thought leadership, and more
  • Conceive and develop real-time content (videos, graphics, blogs, social posts, etc) that is tied to trending news, conversations, and executive POVs
  • Partner closely with Okta’s agencies and marketing team for trends monitoring, listening and reporting and continually apply these insights to planning and execution
  • Work closely with the PR teams to boost organic, earned and paid content based on business priorities
  • Lead Okta’s influencer program, including identifying new influencers, managing ongoing relationships with them, and budget management
  • Work closely with the PR and executive communications teams on high touch social media support with several Okta executives
  • Partner with the broader comms team on social strategy and response for any issues management/crisis response incidents

What you’ll bring to the role

  • Five to eight years of communications and social media and digital experience
  • Strong writing skills with a distinct POV for both social media and long form content like blogs
  • Expertise developing videos,graphics and other forms of ‘snackable’ content for social and other platforms
  • An understanding of Okta’s business and experience working with technology companies
  • Passion for the tech and business media landscape and a strong sense for what makes a story resonate with key audiences
  • Ability to synthesize and simplify concepts and turn them into compelling content for social
  • Strong writing skills with a distinct POV
  • A detail-oriented approach, with the ability to manage multiple high-profile projects and deliverables
  • Willingness to travel a couple of times a year

#LI-Remote

Below is the annual base salary range for candidates located in California, Colorado, New York and Washington. Your actual base salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), flexible spending account, and paid leave (including PTO and parental leave) in accordance with our applicable plans and policies. To learn more about our Total Rewards program please visit: https://rewards.okta.com/us.

The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in California (excluding San Francisco Bay Area), Colorado, New York, and Washington is between:
$103,000$155,000 USD
The annual base salary range for this position for candidates located in the San Francisco Bay area is between:
$115,000$173,000 USD

What you can look forward to as an Full-Time Okta employee!

Okta cultivates a dynamic work environment, providing the best tools, technology and benefits to empower our employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs. Each organization is unique in the degree of flexibility and mobility in which they work so that all employees are enabled to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, regardless of where they live. Find your place at Okta today! https://www.okta.com/company/careers/.

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran. We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and convictions records, consistent with applicable laws. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please use this Form to request an accommodation.

Okta is committed to complying with applicable data privacy and security laws and regulations. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy at https://www.okta.com/privacy-policy/.