Cisco Senior Communication Manager-BJ in Beijing, China
Senior Communication Manager-BJ
Location: Beijing, China
Additional Location(s) SHANGHAI
Area of Interest Marketing and Communications
Job Type Professional
Technology Interest *None
Job Id 1230740
What You'll Do
The Head of Corporate Communications will act as the lead communication officer for Greater China business. You will be responsible for developing and driving strategic communication programs that advance Cisco’s reputation throughout the region. In addition to supporting the regional priorities, this person will work closely with the Global Corporate Communications team to reinforce and execute a high-impact communications program that reflects the global objectives.
Working effectively with colleagues, you will:
Develop internal and external communications solutions aligned to specific business and organizational requirements
Build and drive an overall communications strategy and serve as spokesperson for all regional communications activities including Public Relations, Analyst Relations, Social Media and Executive, Internal and Employee Communications
Manage message consistency, synthesizing information, aligning and disseminating content through several communication channels
Serve as a strategic communication advisor to Greater China CEO and key business leaders
Partner with Regional Marketing peers to integrate and align communications and marketing strategies
Manage people and investment priorities across the region. This includes hiring, employee development and management, etc.
Lead regional Crisis/Incident Communications team
Collaborate with global peers to balance regional and global requirements on behalf of the communications team
Provide regional insight into global integrated planning process and proactively contribute local market knowledge to global strategies
Who You'll Work With
Our Greater China Corporate Communications team is responsible for delivering significant business value for Cisco in the form of financial performance, customer satisfaction and loyalty, market share, and productivity.
Who You Are
The successful candidate will:
Act as a strategic counselor for Greater China CeO and her direct leadership team on all communications. He/she will also be able to build trusted relationships with peers across the business and the global communications function.
Have at least 10 years of communications experience in a fast-paced, high growth, global organization
Demonstrate critical thinking and a proven ability to understand and articulate business strategy and translate this into rigorous communications strategies in order to create influencer (media, industry analysts, employees) engagement and commitment
Be a strategic thinker, with hands on execution capabilities, having demonstrable experience in communications planning, delivery, and ability to work directly with senior executives
Have experience managing relationships across a global organization and be an effective contributor in an executive leadership team environment
Skillful communicator and talented writer, who knows how to craft and deliver key messages across a variety of audiences using an array of communications vehicles
Excel at building strong interpersonal relationships which foster a true sense of cooperation, camaraderie and trust with people at all levels within the company and externally
Have intellectual agility and ability to think / act under pressure. Experience managing crisis communications effectively and credibly
Excellent written and spoken Chinese and English is essential
Global/Business Acumen and cultural awareness and adaptability
Technical knowledge of the networking and IT business
In depth knowledge of the full range of communications channels and platforms including social/online communications
Well-developed consulting, partnering and critical thinking abilities
Clear understanding of communications metrics and ability to implement
Strong people and project management
Strong teamwork, collaboration, presentation, verbal and written communication skills
Comprehensive budget management experience
Strategic business planning, positioning and messaging
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
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