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SAP Concur - Sr PR Manager Job

Bellevue, WA 98004

Requisition ID: 232299
Work Area: Communication
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. Thats why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because its the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve peoples lives.

The SAP Concur Corporate Communications team is responsible for establishing and maintaining SAP Concur as a thought leader and proactively aligning business initiatives with key external issues and trends. We are seeking a Senior PR Manager that will help lead communications strategy for a small, high-performing global PR team. Youll have the opportunity to work with leaders, executives, customers, partners and colleagues to develop strategy, messaging and approaches for multi-layered communications programs that drive high-impact outcomes for the company. The Senior PR Manager will develop and execute strategic communications programs that will strengthen and solidify SAP Concur as a market leader, alongside SAP. This is a tremendous opportunity for someone who is organized and creative, is able to take initiative with minimal direction and has a reputation for making solid decisions and flourishing in a fast-moving environment. 

The ideal candidate will have experience working at or with a high-growth, multinational organization with global offices and outside agency support. This person is an excellent writer and is able to take complex scenarios and tasks and distill them into clear strategies and key messages that can be shared across the organization. This person is comfortable with ambiguity, confident in a dynamic environment and able to work effectively across a wide range of internal teams at scale. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving the news agenda, securing SAP Concurs position as an industry thought leader and successfully driving communications initiatives to completion while engaging myriad stakeholders.

This position reports to the Sr. Director of PR & AR and will work closely with the corporate communications, executive communications, social, product, product marketing and campaigns team in addition to  colleagues across the business. This position will be based in SAP Concurs headquarters in Bellevue, WA.



  • Develop and execute a strategic plan including major communications campaigns surrounding SAP Concur business priorities and initiatives.
  • Manage a broad range of proactive and reactive projects across the communications team.
  • Develop and execute proactive media campaigns that increase awareness of SAP Concur products, both during launch moments and by identifying evergreen story angles. 
  • Build strong internal relationships with business partners, marketing and communications colleagues.
  • Create high-quality written materials, including executive briefings, strategic plans, blog content, social copy and thought leadership pieces.
  • Have a passion for and deep experience in developing and executing thought leadership and media relations programs.



  • Creative, positive, collaborative and high-energy individual with an ability to execute
  • Succinct and strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent collaboration and storytelling skills
  • Demonstrates strong executive presence and is comfortable working with and presenting to executives and industry influencers
  • Problem solver who enjoys analyzing and resolving a wide range of issues in creative ways
  • Ability to convey complex subject matter clearly and accurately
  • Natural tendency to invent, simplify, and take an innovative approach to media relations, strategic communications, thoughtful analysis and reporting
  • Strong planning and project management skills, high level of organization and attention to detail
  • Optimize projects to budgets, constraints, and existing resources
  • Clearly understands technology and can abstract business/solution value
  • Proactive leader with a strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Able to manage programs and achieve results in a complex, fast-paced environment



  • BA/BS degree required
  • 8-10 years corporate communications and public relations experience, ideally 5 years in agency
  • Passion for the technology industry and B2B with a demonstrated understanding of SAP and SAP Concurs business
  • Proven media relations experience and contacts, particularly with technology and business publications
  • Experience providing communications support and counsel to C-level executives
  • EMEA/APAC experience or background a plus




Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.
A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If youre searching for a company thats dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. (Americas:Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
Additional Locations:

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: SAP, ERP, Marketing Manager, Manager, Corporate Communications, Technology, Marketing, Management


Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-30

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