Director Of Corporate Communications
Tektronix is a place where people are challenged to explore the boundaries of whats possible, bringing the digital future one step closer every day. Our work accelerates technological breakthroughs that are revolutionizing culture and industry worldwide. Through precision-engineered measurement solutions, we work with our customers to eliminate the barriers between inspiration and realization of world-changing technologies. Realize your true potential at Tektronix join us in revolutioneering a better tomorrow.
Story-telling will sit at the heart of Tektronix
(Tek) future growth. The objective is to inspire customers, influencers,
stakeholders and sales and marketing teams about the positive impact Tek can
have in business and in our communities. The newly created Global Brand and
Communications team leads the storytelling function and covers public
relations, reputation management, content, narrative, thought-leadership and
customer insight. Its a fast paced, dynamic, and exciting environment. Were
looking for team members who have big bold goals, a great attitude, who are
smart, thoughtful, collaborative and organized, and who thrive at the center of
This is a unique opportunity for a
highly-motivated globally-minded communications figurehead to make a real
impact on the future of Tek. As the Director of the Corporate Communications
team you will be instrumental in safeguarding and enhancing the reputation of
Tek on a global basis. He/She will play a critical role communicating the Tek
global messaging, while advising the business at the highest level including
the President, L1 leadership team, General Managers and regional Commercial
Leaders. Reporting to the Senior Director of Communications he/she will work
closely with the Communications team to lead and execute the global
communication vision including effective media relations strategies that
communicate the Tek story.
Responsible for the Global Corporate Communicationsstrategy
Provide communications expertise, supportand advice to the President and L1 team, to translate complex messages intoclear, concise communications suitable for globalaudiences
Partner closely with the HR internal communicationsteam on messaging and communications strategies.
Coordinate advocacy initiatives and media relations,both outreach and response
Work closely with brand to deliver the CSR program for
Tek on a global basis
Championing professional communications standardsthroughout Tek and install best practice across all writing, editing andvisual presentation globally
Ensuring that the full corporate narrative is reflectedin all external communications and is maintained in the agreed form
Manage the relationships with any agencies used forcorporate PR, public affairs or campaign support
Ensure a steady pipeline of company news: industryawards, partner wins, product launches, customer stories, surveys
Manage a direct and indirect team of communicationsspecialists.
Required Experience &
Significant experience of working in CorporateCommunications at a Global level
Appreciation of developing trends in the media and forcommunications in general, including the importance of content, socialmedia, digital alongside more traditional channels
15 years of experience in communications within aGlobal organization
Strong leadership and management skills
Demonstrated creativity in driving executivecommunications and thought leadership activity
Demonstrable superior judgement in all situations toprotect reputation and clear demonstration of influence at a boardlevel.
Proven experience in managing multiple projectssimultaneously while meeting deadlines
Appreciation of developing trends in the media and forcommunications in general, including the importance of content, socialmedia, digital alongside more traditional channels.
Strong interpersonal skills, with the self-confidenceand ability to work effectively with senior management and to represent
Tek and its interests to external contacts.
Self-starter and innovator who loves running withthings while keeping key stakeholders updated on progress, opportunitiesand issues.
Creative, energized, proactive and enthusiastic -willing to take initiative with confidence
A strong team player, who thrives in a collaborativesetting and works well within a global, matrixed environment
Resilient, with the ability to work to deadlines andmaintain high levels of professionalism under pressure
Diplomatic, with the antennae to pick up on, andmanage, organizational and cultural sensitivities
Ability to keep a calm head and think clearly andquickly under pressure to make the right decisions
Good sense of humor and able to see work as fun
Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortives well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.
Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our companys operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit: at .
Job: Marketing / Communications
Primary Location: North America-United States-OR-Beaverton
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Req ID: TEK008064