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Communications Coordinator (Remote/Hybrid, Pittsburgh area)

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Date: Mar 14, 2023

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.



The Communications Coordinator supports the Communications Team in maintaining trackers, databases, pipelines and metrics. The candidate will support a handful of communications teams and workstreams. The role requires excellent organization, strong attention to detail, data entry consistency, and effective collaboration skills. 



  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of Ansys' business, including industries the company operates in, products and applications, and partnerships.
  • Maintain our database of published customer stories, references and usage permissions 
    • Own real-time updates to the database when new assets are developed and approved 
    • Monitor content permission release forms to ensure they are stored in a central location and accessible from the customer reference and DAM databases 
    • Monitor file uploads for adherence to naming convention, correct file type, correct topical ownership, correct categorization, asset retirement/expiration, tagging, etc. 
  • Maintain our customer relationship database and customer content pipelines in  
  • Maintain our global press coverage tracker 
    • Collaborate with PR agencies, review entries to ensure accuracy and consistency 
    • Manage clips tracking and integration of new placements into tracker
    • Establish and maintain deadlines for updates on a monthly basis
    • Refine Boolean search terms to optimize Cision database
  • Assist with metrics, tracking, and reporting for various assets  
    • Review and send twice-weekly clips report 
    • Review and send weekly customer news scan  
    • Support monthly metrics reports and quarterly results updates  
  • Send weekly customer news scans and clip reports to company 
  • Support the team with research (general media landscape, trends or customer intel) and PowerPoint needs  
  • Note: there will be growth opportunities to support the PR team once core responsibilities are mastered 


  • One-two years at a PR agency (internships will be considered)   
  • Strong project management skills  
  • Process oriented mindset 
  • Experience with MS Office, including Excel
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask 
  • Attention to detail 



  • Experience with 
  • Experience with Cision
  • Database administration and/or digital asset management experience preferred 


At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • Customer Focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high – met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on. At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
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We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.

Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh