Cisco Executive Communications Manager to the President of Cisco EMEAR in Feltham, United Kingdom

Executive Communications Manager to the President of Cisco EMEAR

  • Location: Feltham, England, United Kingdom

  • Area of Interest Marketing and Communications

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest AI or Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Analytics, Cloud and Data Center, Collaboration, Video, Internet of Everything, Networking, Security, Wireless, Mobility

  • Job Id 1234954

What You'll Do

You are a passionate, ambitious communicator with a never-ending hunger and curiosity for stories that evoke emotion and wonder to advance Cisco’s internal and external reputation. You’ll understand the business and technology inside-out, so that you can design the most relevant communications plan to shift perceptions, opinions and behaviours of customers, partners and employees. You’ll be part of a team that continually transforms because of a culture of high trust, where we can all be our genuine selves, so that we can be our absolute best.

In this job you will:

  • Think strategically and creatively to translate business priorities into stories and visual concepts that are relevant and engaging to a broad audience using traditional and social media channels.

  • Work in true partnership with individuals and teams to extract relevant information from multiple sources and blend into a range of communications, whilst being culturally sensitive to local markets.

  • Lead virtual teams driven by shared goals to help advance the impact of the executive communications programme, whilst being aligned to the communications team goals and the right thing to do for the company.

  • Track and report on communication data the demonstrate results and help to shape future communications plans and activities.

Who You’ll Work With

A world-class communications team that is driven by a common purpose to make sure Cisco is the most relevant technology company in the industry. The closely connected communications team is based across EMEAR and brings together a very diverse way of thinking and applying communications to ensure that we never stand still. The team is constantly in-tune with everything that’s happening around us so that we create the right connections and enable the most relevant conversations in the market.

Who You Are

You are a seasoned communications professional, a dynamic, strategic thinker who is driven by getting the right results. You’ll have solid planning, message development, storytelling skills, yet bold and experimental to constantly go beyond the status quo. You’ll have an eye for detail and an ability to move at speed. You’ll be at your best when working across the most diverse teams in the organisation, and you’ll have an obsession for constantly learning and growing.

Key Skills:

  • A senior strategic communications professional with over 10 years of executive communications experience and/or PR experience, gained at an international level in the B2B sector.

  • An ability to develop a deep understanding of the business with a track record of designing communications that help position a company’s relevance and value, advance its thought leadership and innovation profile (internally and externally).

  • An extraordinary writer with the skills and expertise to develop relevant and engaging content that works across multiple channels.

  • A flexible and resilient problem solver with the ability to gain consensus among others and handle sensitive situations and information.

  • Able to prioritize the most important communications challenges and opportunities as well as pinpoint and discontinue low impact communications.

  • Able to socialise communications platforms with cross-communications teams and key business leaders to advance message consistency and impact

  • A flexible and resilient problem solver with the ability to gain consensus among others and manage sensitive situations

You also have:

  • A track record of translating business goals into highly relevant communications goals.

  • A strong intuition, based on expertise and data, to deeply understand an audience’s perceptions and how to influence them.

  • The passion and imagination to design high impact integrated communications that deliver tangible results, in support of the company business objectives.

  • Solid project management skills with the ability to meet milestones, tight deadlines, and balance concurrent projects.

  • Strong interpersonal skills; intuitive ability to read people, influence where appropriate and execute when necessary.

  • An ability to work effectively with senior executives, provide objective counsel in order to get to the right solution for Cisco.

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.

We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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