Senior Communications Manager (DACH) (f/m/x)

The Challenge

Cybersecurity is no longer a topic reserved for experts – in our increasingly-connected, digital world, cyber threats to individuals increase every day. At Avira, our mission is to protect people in the connected world through a consumer-focused portfolio of security and privacy solutions for Windows and Mac computers, Android and iOS smartphones, home networks, and smart devices (IoT). With a startup mentality and over 30 years of experience, Avira is constantly evolving to protect people’s digital rights.

As Senior Communications Manager (DACH) (f/m/x) you will drive the external communications strategy in the DACH region, leveraging media relations and other communications initiatives to help strengthen Avira’s growth, tell our story and manage our company and product reputation.

The Team

As part of our Regional Growth Team, you will report directly to the Director Regional Growth (DACH), collaborate closely with the Head of Global Communication and work alongside our Growth Managers, Content Managers to strengthen our brand and grow our user base in the DACH market. You will sit in Avira’s centrally located Munich office.

The Responsibilities

  • Own and drive our public relations and corporate communication strategy in DACH from start to finish
  • Create, design and deliver a public relations plan including media relations, community efforts, award activities, and other external communications that position Avira favorably among key audiences
  • Work closely with Content Managers to identify unique stories and develop integrated communications campaigns
  • Work with SEO to develop Digital PR/Backlink strategy and write great content to strengthen and improve ranking
  • Leverage existing network at tech and business publications to ensure our story gets told
  • Identify and monitor benchmarks for measuring the impact of PR campaigns
  • Support crisis and issues, if they arise
  • Use data to inform business decisions
  • Keep abreast of latest trends to ensure that best practices are always adopted

Your Qualifications

  • Conceptual, strategic and creative thinker, capable of developing plans that deliver results
  • Minimum 5 years of corporate communications and/or PR experience, either agency or inhouse
  • Minimum 3 years working with a German tech brand
  • Native German language skills and an excellent command of English
  • Data-driven approach to communications controlling
  • Desire to work collaboratively with the strong ability to drive select initiatives independently

Our Offer:

In return you will be able to…
  • Grow your own remit. You will be expected to generate and drive your own Communications and Content opportunities to pitch to the Director Regional Growth
  • Work as part of an international team where you will be exposed to many ways of working
  • Help shape our brand story and messaging to our customers
  • Gain exposure to an exciting technology business that is focused on protecting people in the connected world.
  • Enjoy fantastic working conditions with 30 days annual leave and plenty of opportunities to learn and develop.

Benefits and perks:

New Work

Equipment of your choice

Subsidized Lunch

Open office concept

Learning & Development

Unlimited access to Udemy

Trainings & Conferences

Language courses

Health & Wellbeing

Gym Card

“JobRad” bike leasing

Medical checkups

Family & Living

Relocation Package

Flexible working hours

Avira Prime licences


Onboarding events

Monthly Employee Meetings

Summer & Christmas parties

Location: Munich

How we hire

Online Interview
Practical Case

If you want the outcome of your work to have a direct impact on making the Internet a safer place for 500 million Avira users please get in touch!

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