Senior Director of Communications

| Greater Boston Area
Mendix provides a platform and approach that helps enterprises innovate and digitally transform their businesses and industries. Nearly 4,000 organizations worldwide, including KLM, Medtronic, Merck, and Philips, rely on Mendix to build web and mobile applications to delight their customers and empower their employees. We experienced 78 percent growth in 2016 and are a recognized Leader by Gartner and Forrester in a red-hot market expected to exceed $15 billion by 2020.
While we live on different continents and work on different things, we are one team with a shared mission and set of values. We are passionate and strive for new heights, professionally and personally. We value hard work, accountability, and results. Above all else, we believe in a culture of growth, respect, and fun.
We’re seeking a passionate, seasoned Senior Director of Communications to lead the media relations and awareness efforts globally for Mendix. The successful candidate in this role will define and execute strategic PR planning globally in collaboration with regional marketing and cross-functional teams and agencies. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in growing awareness globally for technology companies in hyper growth mode.

Responsibilities:

  • Define the strategy for global brand awareness and communications for Mendix
  • Develop internal communications that drive and support the company strategy while building the Mendix brand externally.
  • Lead corporate communication activities and strategic industry and company events
  • Develop print and online collateral in support of campaigns, programs and corporate initiatives
  • Work collaboratively across a variety of functions, including product marketing, sales, business development, R&D, and others to support communications goals and ensure alignment with Mendix’s overall strategy

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience developing awareness KPIs and tracking capabilities
  • Experience with communications strategies for product launches as well as creating brand awareness from early stage /no brand awareness to increased brand awareness
  • Proficiency in internal organization, and functional stakeholder alignment and communication needs
  • Demonstrated understanding of complex technologies, products, and market challenges
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Location

We are located in Fort Point area where you are walking distance to lots of new restaurants, coffee shops, bars and a brewery nearby!
268 Summer Street , Boston, MA 02210

Insider's spotlight

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The Mendix office has a true “buzz” – lots of collaboration between teams, an excited energy of everyone working towards the collective mission, and a lot of fun and laughter, which helps us get the best out of the team. Everyone brings their whole self to work.

Kristen Roffi

Director, Business Development Group

What does your typical day look like?

My day consists of collaborating with smart, savvy individuals who have come together to solve an exponential issue within the app dev space. I’m fortunate to have a wealth of knowledge and experience always on hand. I leverage these resources daily so that our company can capture new market opportunities and fulfill the needs of our customers.

Kat Long

Account Executive

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

As the first US employee of Mendix back in 2008, I started our Boston office with Derek Roos and have held every sales role since then. After we signed our first US client in 2008, I became a commercial account executive, and then led our Global Inside sales team until 2015. For the past 2 years I have focused on our most Strategic accounts.

Vincent De La Mar

Strategic Accounts Director

What is your vision for the company?

We founded Mendix with a mission to create a whole new way for organizations to bridge the gap between Business and IT. We pioneered the Low Code Application Development space and aim to be the long-term market- and innovation leader in a strategic, multi-billion-dollar software category.

Derek Roos

CEO and Founder

What makes someone successful on your team?

My team is a good mix of technical aptitude, sales acumen, and drive to move the company forward. The people on my team that are most successful are those that have a nonstop desire to learn more, build strong relationships with our customers, and want to share in the growth and successes of the broader team! One team, one dream!

Marshall Worster

Sr. Director Solution Architecture

What are Mendix Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

At Mendix, we are passionate about technology and the emerging Platform as a Service space. We live and breathe fun, teamwork and innovation and are striving to make a game changing impact to the industry. Our downtown location is in the booming seaport innovation district. Our open space office environment is full of light, "family style" office lunches each Wednesday and Friday and our weekly "VrijMiBo" or happy hour where our awesome CEO Derek often joins in a friendly game of office hoops. We give stock options to all employees. Come see what we're about and join the PaaS revolution!

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