1+ months

Communications Manager, Global & Strategic Partner Organization

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113

The Business Entity / The Team

The strategic Partner Organization has responsibility for managing and supporting strategic global partners. Encompassing global system integrators, advisory consulting partners, India based outsourcers (ITSPs), cloud and independent software vendors, Industrial/IOT partners and DC technology partners. This global connected partner ecosystem is a unique differentiator for Cisco (and our channel GTM) in helping transform and perform to ensure we deliver business outcomes for customers.

Role & Responsibilities

Build and lead the integrated communications plan and programs for GSPO. Responsible for executive external and internal communications strategies and programs for the GSPO business leaders and SLT. Partner with the VP GSPO and key team leads as well as stakeholder teams to build a unified communications plan, help localize content and execute communication campaigns. Advise, consult, and partner with leadership to oversee business communication, change management and employee communication programs to internal customers and the partner community. Track, define and report communication success metrics.

Key Responsibilities

* Develop and deliver high quality materials to satisfy a full range of communication needs

* Trusted advisor to the VP GSPO and Chief of Staff, with the ability to translate complex concepts into communications that resonate with partners, customers and employees

* Great writing and spoken communications skills, detail oriented with the ability to keep 'big picture' perspective

* Support active collaboration and ongoing improvements to GSPO communication platforms

* Develop content and manage delivery of messaging for global meetings (All hands, Ops Reviews, Global Summits, Partner events, Analyst presentations, magazine, social media etc.)

Minimum Qualifications

* Excellent verbal/ written communications and presentation skills

* BA degree preferably in Marketing

* 10+ years experience in Communications/ Marketing

* Excellent track record in Business Stakeholder Management

* Experience driving teamwork and collaboration across a multi-cultural team

Desired Skills

* Powerpoint skills, scripting/messaging, event management and content creation


Posted: 2019-11-06 Expires: 2020-02-05

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Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113

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