1+ months

Pan-EMEAR Communications Manager - Technologies

Cisco Systems Inc.
Feltham, England TW13 4

What You'll Do

You will build and coordinate outcome-based regional communications campaigns resonating with multiple external audiences in our priority countries. Your goal is to build awareness and visibility for our products, solutions and services, such as Intent-Based Networking, Security, Multi-Cloud or Collaboration.

Youll influence global communications content planning and creation and develop robust strategic regional communication plans. Your plans and content enable the local PR leads to generate measurable communications outcomes, including traditional media and digital channels. Youll also lead on the execution of the regional communications plan, including tracking and measuring results.

You are responsible for building positive relationships with the Corporate Communications team and in-country PR Managers to support their communications strategy by better positioning Ciscos value and relevance in the local markets, as well as relevant business stakeholders.

Who Youll Work With

You will become part of a world-class communications team that is driven by a common purpose to enhance and protect Ciscos reputation worldwide. The closely connected team is based across EMEAR and brings together a very diverse way of thinking and applying communications to ensure that we never stand still.

Youll work in close partnership with the global storytelling team, in-country Communications Managers, your peer Communications Managers on a regional level, as well as regional senior business leaders and Marketing. Also, youll constantly and proactively prioritize and manage information flows between the global headquarter and the EMEAR Communications Team.

Who You Are

You revel in being part of a high-performing team, working in a fast-paced organisation, yet are self-motivated and driven, happy to take the initiative and work with minimum guidance.

You are a passionate, ambitious communicator with a never-ending hunger and curiosity for stories. Youll understand the business and technology so that you can design the most relevant communications plan to support the business and shape external influencers perceptions, opinions and behaviours at the same time. You think digital-first, driving integrated initiatives that are creative and innovative.

You are a communications professional, a dynamic, strategic thinker who is driven by getting the right results in supporting the business priorities. You are a strong executer with very strong project management skills and you know how to drive impactful external communications campaigns through to outcomes, often with tight deadlines. Youll have an eye for detail. You are a fantastic influencer, relationship builder, comfortable working virtually across multiple geographies and collaborating closely with colleagues, across region, functions and in HQ.

Your key skills and experience:

  • Five or more years of external communications experience at the regional level, including Public Relations and Social Media
  • Working in external communications in a global technology company across various disciplines
  • Data-driven communications strategy and planning
  • Excellent editorial and storytelling skills
  • Understanding of technology
  • A track record of translating business goals into communications goals, understanding audience perceptions, and crafting integrated communications campaigns in support of the company and region business objectives.
  • Proven project management skills with the ability to meet milestones, and balance concurrent projects
  • Senior-level experience in giving counsel to executives; with the gravitas and credibility to influence senior management
  • A deep understanding of how communications and marketing should work together
  • You can socialize communications campaigns with multiple communications and business stakeholders to advance message consistency and impact

We Are Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference. Heres how we do it.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think were old (30 years strong!) and only about hardware, but were also a software company. And a security company. An AI/Machine Learning company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do you cant put us in a box!

But Digital Transformation is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, we give our egos a break and we give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, we take bold steps, and we take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a commitment to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool.

#LI-NW1

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Posted: 2020-11-04 Expires: 2020-12-18

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