Executive Communications Manager

Cisco Systems, Inc. San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 4 days ago

What You'll Do

As an Executive Communications Manager, you will be responsible for developing content and messaging for internal and external audiences for two Operations leaders

  • SVP of Strategy and Business Acceleration (SBA) and VP of Transformation Acceleration (TA) helping define our One Ops communications strategy and elevating the visibility of Cisco's strategic business transformation. This role works in partnership with teams across Operations and key organizations to prepare executive briefings for customer and partner meetings, internal and external events, as well as content for social media, blogs and short videos. You will also develop and maintain an online web presence, both internal and external (CEC, cisco.com and social media), for the leaders as required.

This highly visibility position will help you execute against the strategic communications plan for One Ops. Key priorities include:

  • Develop a communications strategy for both leaders and team to clearly articulate the mission, objectives, and value of the organizations

  • Develop content and manage the delivery of messaging for internal and external communications for both teams, working closely with key partners to collaborate on messaging and deliverables

  • Work cross-functionally with global team leads to integrate corporate communication activities and events

  • Prepare and/or organize briefing materials for customer and partner meetings, internal meetings and industry events, in close partnership with relevant account and event teams

  • Research and develop new creative communications channels for both internal and external messaging driving innovation to the science of communications

  • Research relevant statistics, data and compelling content for use in messaging development

  • Lead and evaluate all incoming speaking opportunities for both leaders

  • Demonstrate consistent communications excellence while executing flawlessly

Who You'll Work With

As part of the Operations team, you will work closely with communications leads and executives across Operations, as well as other partners across the company. The Operations Communication team is focused, adaptable, innovative, and always looking for fun and creative ideas. We use data and storytelling to communicate our company vision and strategy to internal and external audiences.

Who You Are

  • You are a senior level communications leader who thrives on taking the complex and making it meaningful, understandable and compelling. You enjoy taking rich and complex messages and making them simple and easy to consume. You love storytelling.

  • You have experience in building positive relationships with a broad, deeply-integrated group of partners.

  • You have an understanding of the executive's business strategy, and can help drive and implement the strategic communications plan for that strategy.

  • You understand organizational communications and can plan a consistent strategy to support the leaders business objectives

  • 8-10 years of related experience and a Bachelor's degree in communications, business administration, or related field

  • 3+ years internal/external communications in dynamic disciplines, such as Operations, IT, Supply Chain, executive communications, and public relations

  • You demonstrate an ability to work across multiple communications disciplines, as well as a strong knowledge of the business.

  • You have experience advising and working directly with senior executives, are a strong collaborator, a strong writer, and have the ability to partner globally across a mix of constituents and organizations.

  • You bring a curious and innovative approach that is digital-savvy and has experience in message creation, storytelling, and PowerPoint.

  • You love working in a fast-paced environment, self-motivated and can thrive under pressure.

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.

Colorful hair? Don't care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That's cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

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