Akamai Technologies, Inc. Director of Corporate Communications in Singapore, Singapore

Director of Corporate Communications

Singapore, Singapore

Corporate Marketing & Communications

May 17, 2017 Post Date

008809 Requisition #


This senior communications role is responsible for driving awareness and further establishing the Akamai brand through the implementation and execution of communications strategies across the APJ market. This individual will oversee thePR function, employee communications and industry analyst relations for Akamai in region, and will support the in-country leadership team, as well as visiting Akamai executives, on all press, speaking, and employee communications activities.

This role is a critical part of Akamai’s marketing efforts and requires the ability to manage a team, build external media and influencer relationships, and to drive communications activities that deliver material and measureable business benefit.


  • Implement and execute an effective press and thought leadership strategy, internal communications and industry analyst relations across APJ in support of corporate and divisional mission critical goals.

  • Develop executive communications programs, including message architecture, media and event targets for APJ leaders, with measurements tied to clearly defined goals & objectives.

  • Champion and develop digital, content and social led communications initiatives to support APJ revenue targets.

  • Work closely with corporate brand and divisional campaign managers to execute digital led awareness and thought leadership programs in region.

  • Work closely with internal stakeholders such as human resources, the divisional leaders and the Managing Director in APJ to develop communications strategy and plans, and toleverage communications tools and social platforms.

  • Oversee, manage and innovate internal communications channels to inspire and keep APJ employees informed.

  • Develop and execute an influencer communications strategy (media, analysts, industry associations, government bodies),that leverages both internal influencers as well as external thought leaders.

  • Manage and build communications team in APJ.


  • 15+ years’ experience in marketing, PR, or employee communications (focusin BTB technology or software).

  • Experience and understanding of the Internet infrastructure market (ideal candidate is familiar with Internet content delivery and security).

  • Experience in writing for the marketing of high tech solutions/products.

  • Excellent organization, program, and process management skills. Hands-on leadership and detail/process orientation. Budget and production schedule management.Ability to work effectively on multiple projects in a fast-paced team environment.

  • Strategic thinking. Ability to translate business objectives and priorities to communications goals and measurement. Translate strategy into actionable plans.

  • Experience working globally and inmanaging a team.

  • In-depth understanding and familiarity of social media and internal communication tools.

  • Self-motivated, disciplined, pro-active, and likes to work in cross-cultural teams.

  • Excellent communications skills in English. Mandarin a plus.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.

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