Duo Security, Inc.
Public Relations Specialist
at Duo Security
Ann Arbor, MI, US
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We are Duo, and we’re here to democratize security for everyone. Our mission is to protect the mission of our customers like Facebook, Twitter, Kayak and Etsy by making security simple.
We’re a diverse crew of makers and builders, skaters and coders, filmmakers and DJs, teachers and students brought together by a shared belief in adding value to the world. This diversity allows us to bring an empathetic approach to solve some of the most complex global business and security challenges faced today.
What you’ll do…
Duo is one of the fastest-growing and most trusted cybersecurity companies in the world, and we’re looking for a Public Relations Specialist who will help us tell Duo’s story.
As a member of the Duo communications team, you will lead and execute external public relations campaigns on behalf of Duo and numerous business units, including the executive team, recruiting, channel and Duo Labs advanced research team. Your goal is to educate and inform media, thought leaders and the public about Duo’s industry disruption and product innovation. You will build and maintain relationships with local, business, tech and cybersecurity press, and drive media coverage for Duo in the U.S. and EMEA.
We’re looking for a confident communicator who can take technical content and give it legs for a broader audience. You will develop written materials, including story pitches, messaging, press releases, presentations, fact sheets, etc. You will also coach and provide advice to Duo spokespeople for press conferences, media interviews and conference presentations, and manage PR agencies to help support day-to-day inquiries and ongoing outreach.
Duo is a rapidly growing and evolving organization, and we’re always seeking team members who have a passion for improving the status quo and finding new and better ways to do things.
Skills you have…
Minimum of two years of experience in journalism, public relations or related field
Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
Proven media relations experience, technology industry and/or agency preferred
Proven ability to prioritize, be assertive and a willingness to take ownership is key to success
Candidate must be detail-oriented with ability to handle various tasks simultaneously, thriving in a fast-paced environment
Adept interpersonal and relationship-building skills to work across teams at Duo, including senior executives
Skilled team player with ability to negotiate approvals diplomatically, and maintain composure and quality under deadline pressure
Customer service-oriented mindset to internal clients
Reasons why you should apply…
You love the rush of seeing an article placed or an award secured, and spreading the excitement among your colleagues and network. This isn’t your first rodeo when it comes to developing strong journalist and influencer relationships on behalf of a brand.
You are an innate employee and selfless team member. Particularly, diversity & inclusion is something you are passionate about and have experience working with - whether that be via events, volunteering or promotion of such efforts externally. You know that this is critical to being an employer of choice, and are excited to help tell that story to the media and others.
This job may not be for you if...
You thrive in a structured, heavily process-oriented environment. Duo is growing rapidly and evolving as an organization, so there will be times your role will be to help create the process or engineer the solution to move the business forward. This is a fantastic opportunity for a proactively creative and solution-oriented professional.
You are not a fan of fun. At Duo, and on the communications team, we work hard and are big fans of exceeding expectations. And sure, there will be a long day from time to time. But we also like to celebrate wins, socialize with our colleagues, give plenty of thanks, and enjoy the various out-of-office opportunities Duo provides - whether that be a community event or a team happy hour.
Does this sound like it was written for you? Excellent! Please apply and let’s explore this together.
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Duo Security, Inc.
Phone : (650) 475-2200
Fax : (650) 475-2222
Website : https://duo.com
Duo Security is on a mission to provide advanced security solutions for organizations of all sizes. Duo’s innovative technology protects users, data and applications from credential theft and breaches with a focus on streamlined usability. The company was co-founded by CEO Dug Song, a major contributor to the security community, and CTO Jon Oberheide, expert cloud, mobile, and malware security researcher.