Senior Analyst Relations Professional

14 Sep, 2023


Senior Analyst Relations Professional

Austin, TX/New York, NY/Research Triangle Park, NC

At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
The Analyst Relations (AR) Professional will build and manage positive relationships between IBM stakeholders and key industry analysts from Gartner, IDC and other analyst firms to improve analyst mindshare, and the position of IBM’s offerings in analyst evaluations.The AR Professional will work with internal stakeholders (execs, offering managers, marketing and comms leaders) in development and deployment of action plans, driving to measurable results.The AR Professional will team across the business, working with analyst firms on development of Sales and Marketing supporting collateral and activities.The AR Professional will help plan and manage analyst activities at IBM events.This AR role supports IBM’s infrastructure business

Required Technical and Professional Expertise


  • Experience in one or more of the following: analyst relations, public relations, corporate comms, software marketing, and software product management. Analyst relation experience, domain experience, IBM experience
  • Relationships: Builds trusted and enduring relationships with analysts and IBMers of all personalities and work styles.
  • Communicative: Articulate in spoken and written format in 1×1 and 1-to-many forums with analysts, senior executives, and experienced subject matter experts.
  • Organized: Can multi-task, prioritize, and be responsive to the needs of IBMers, Analysts, and fellow members of the cross-functional team. Plans the work and works the plan.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Strong analyst relations or communications experience with analyst firms such as Gartner, Forrester, IDC, and others.
  • Software, Cloud, and Infrastructure knowledge and experience.

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Job posted: 2023-09-14