Cisco Senior Executive Communications Manager - Cisco IoT in San Jose, California

Senior Executive Communications Manager - Cisco IoT

  • Location: San Jose, California, US

  • Area of Interest Marketing and Communications

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Internet of Everything

  • Job Id 1231521

Job Title: Executive Communications Manager - Cisco IoT

What You'll Do?

The Communication Manager is a key member of the organization’s leadership team and works closely with business, technology and thought leaders across the organization to drive an overarching communication strategy.

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop corporate-level, technology communications strategy including positioning and messaging, social media, public relations, analyst relations, academic relations and executive communications.

  • Responsible for creating consumable content that engages customers, drives brand awareness and generates revenue.

  • Partner with technologists and researchers to develop compelling stories to amplify across all channels.

  • Develop and drive holistic organizational communication strategy designed to increase employee engagement.

  • Develop and drive overall communication plan in alignment with business priorities.

  • Act as the lead for CSPG communications planning and coordination, driving a holistic internal/external communications plan in partnership with business and communications stakeholders.

  • Develop and execute a communications strategy and plan representing all audiences: Executives, Leadership (Directors/Managers) and Individual Contributors considering global, function and region communication needs.

  • Acts as an expert who advises on and manages primary channels, and develops processes for effective efficient, and measurable (future-state) communications delivery.

Who You'll Work For?

The Cisco IoT organization is a global IoT leader that enables enterprises and service providers to automate the connectivity and management of their connected devices to the internet through the Cisco Jasper Control Center software and appliances. We currently manage 75 million connected devices for large global companies.

The Executive Communications Manager position reports into Liz Centoni, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco’s Computing Systems Product Group, the Communication Manager will be responsible to lead all aspects of the communications strategy for Compute and Storage.

Who Are You?


  • Bachelors Degree (BA/BS/CS). MBA preferred in addition to 10+ years’ experience driving C-level, and executive communications strategy and platform development and programs

  • Strong Executive Communications expertise

  • Quick learner who proactively owns the role

  • International marketing/communications/ PR experience a plus

  • Location - San Jose, CA

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.


Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.