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Elastic is looking for a seasoned Director of Industry Analyst Relations (AR) experienced in leading and scaling programs at high-profile, high-growth software companies to help grow the AR function. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of managing a program for a multi-solution, SaaS company and a background in corporate communication with a specialization in AR, or experience leading a product marketing function with a focus on analyst relations.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Corporate Communications, the Director of Industry AR is responsible for developing and executing a coordinated industry analyst relations program across Elastic’s core solutions areas: Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security.
This position translates the company’s strategy into meaningful conversations with analysts at Tier 1 (Gartner, Forrester) and Tier 2 (IDC, 451, ESG, etc) advisory firms to help move the needle around the company’s reputation, technology and leadership via placements in analyst reports and overall commentary about the company.
The candidate will collaborate with subject matter experts and leadership to develop and drive compelling messaging and value propositions targeted to the analyst community. This role is also responsible for advising senior leaders about analysts’ perceptions of our company and providing critical insight on market trends, competitors and opportunities as we develop new and existing solutions areas.
Applicants should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have demonstrated strong leadership skills, creativity, and strengths in market positioning and operationalizing AR programs. We value a can-do attitude, passion for exceeding expectations, and a sharp focus on driving toward business outcomes. This is a great opportunity to help extend and evolve the AR program in a highly dynamic, fast-growing company.
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