Director, PR & Communications, Asia Pacific (R6339)


Elastic is a free and open search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real-time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at

Are you a results-oriented communications pro who is exceptional at driving pan-regional public relations programs and a whizz at storytelling? We're seeking a PR & Communications Director to join our team and play a critical role in elevating Elastic’s brand awareness and affinity with media, customers, partners, and employees in APAC.

It’s a fast-paced and influential role in a high-energy team. This position sits in Global Communications within Corporate Marketing, reporting to the London-based Senior Director, Global Communications, APAC & EMEA.

What you’ll be doing:

As a director, you’ll partner closely with senior regional leadership to identify and prioritize communications needs across key markets.

Experienced in integrated communications, your regional programs that support local business priorities while laddering up to the global communications strategy. You'll work with subject matter experts and your PR agency teams to develop narratives, story angles, and communications assets to boost engagement with our audiences.

What you bring:

You are well-connected with tech and business journalists and can develop cut-through news stories to help frame conversations with relevant media resulting in meaningful coverage in business and industry publications.

With a solid grasp of narrative and awareness of audiences, outstanding attention to detail and written and verbal communication skills – particularly the ability to write clear and persuasive “human” content, devoid of jargon, that engages a variety of audiences.

What you'll bring:

  • A desire and ability to work in a complex and dynamic matrix environment.
  • A bias for action and results and a commitment to building a one-team spirit to ensure a unified approach to our corporate communications.
  • Critical thinking skills and a strategic and empathetic leadership style, while prepared to learn and grow in a team of communications professionals.
  • A strong executive presence and experience establishing positive relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Experience in international communications leadership, preferably at a high-growth enterprise technology company and/or an agency (10+ years).

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

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