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Media Relations Manager

  • Sydney, Australia
  • Marketing
  • Added


At Appian, our marketers have the opportunity to tell stories of impact and innovation across a multitude of industries. Being a marketer at Appian means working with cool tech. It means coming up with creative ways to stand above the noise, then making it happen. It means working with amazing customer brands at the forefront of digital. Software that has a real impact on companies and consumers? At Appian, it’s more than an empty promise. It’s what we do.

We are expanding the global Appian Communications Team with an Australia/New Zealand Media Relations Manager. This role is responsible for ANZ media strategy development, program execution through management of Appian’s ANZ PR firm, and management of Appian’s ANZ social media channels. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in B2B technology PR, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. Prior experience in a technology PR agency or in-house public relations group is preferred.


To be successful in this role, you need: 

  • To amplify Appian brand awareness through ANZ media and in collaboration with Appian’s North America and EMEA media teams. Includes management of external PR firm to secure coverage across corporate, executive, and vertical market programs

  • To effectively interview prep for all Appian, customer, and/or partner media interviews

  • Clear, concise, and effective content creation, and strong editing skills

  • Engagement with sales and customers to help build customer stories through key media publications and social platforms

  • Collaboration with field and partner marketing team to leverage paid activities for earned opportunities

  • To develop regional organic social media strategy and manage Appian ANZ social channels (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube) to reach a wider range of influencers, communities and blogs

  • To advise employees (including executives) on social media best practices

  • To build reporting and analysis on Public Relations and organic social media performance


Some of the tools and resources we will equip you with include:

  • We’ll immerse you into our community rooted in respect starting on day one. Our community is strong and growing! Our affinity groups are a great place to start connecting with peers from all across the globe

  • Appian offers a wide variety of growth and development opportunities such as: our in-house Appian MBA program for new managers, Appian University which is a full library of over 3,000 LinkedIn Learning and Udemy courses, Presentation Skills training, and tuition reimbursement for those seeking to further their education


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of B2B enterprise software public relations experience (agency or in-house)

  • Organic social media management expertise

  • Excellent storytelling skills: strong writing, editing, and oral communication with attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced, and results-oriented environment

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field


About Appian:

Before Appian was a company, it was an idea. Not about a product or a market, but about the culture needed to sustain innovation and value. Today, we help businesses build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform.

Appian was founded on the belief that talented and passionate people, given the power and autonomy to excel, will deliver amazing impact. We have worked thoughtfully to create an inclusive, agile and collaborative work environment where employees feel challenged, and all voices are heard. We value and encourage cross-departmental collaboration, and actively seek opportunities to better ourselves and others. Creating impact to us means that when we deliver results, we’re focused on lasting positive change. 

Join us.