9 days old

Editorial Manager

San Jose, CA 95113

What You Will Do

You have primary responsibility for the employee communications editorial agenda for cloud, data center, customer experience (CX) and Cisco external events. Flexibility is key because youll also stretch your talent into additional editorial beats like people and culture and innovation. Working closely with the business and marketing teams, you build stories and content to get employees excited (and talking) about what theyre seeing on CEC and experiencing at events.

You deeply understand the audience our employees and keep tabs on their sentiment. You know how to position a single message to multiple audiences such as executives, leaders, and individual contributors across many functions such as engineering, sales, services, legal, finance, operations, HR, and marketing.

Youll also bring creativity to everything we do across our technical and culture topics.

This position will execute on:

  • Building and executing on an editorial agenda
  • Project managing stories and editorial timelines
  • Building stories and content for CEC
  • Partnering with your fellow content creators and event managers to thread messages or integrate stories into event experiences
  • Tracking and analyzing outcomes, feedback
  • Collaborate.

Who You Will Work With

Want to join a creative, diverse and fun team who consistently delivers value? CEO & Employee Communications is the place for you.

In Employee Communications, our unmistakable authenticity connects employees with Ciscos purpose, principles, technology, and innovation. We actively listen and employ data to craft whatand howwe communicate, shape, and amplify content to inform our community.

We host events and forums to engage and inspire employees. We discover new ways to inform and entertain them, too.

The team is made up of event and communication specialists who are committed to connecting with employees. We help everyone inside Cisco understand our purpose, our work, and our vision.

Who You Are

You love to research and follow story leads. You think the products and solutions that make the network work are fascinating and help others feel fascinated too. You talk about technology simply so anyone can understand it. You are passionate about culture. You are strategic. You love story telling. You are an outstanding writer. You thrive in a fast-paced environment. You connect people and projects. You are organized.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • 10+ years experience in related field 
  • Bachelors in communications, marketing or similar field 
  • Cisco experience required

You have experience with:

  • Communicating about technology
  • Setting strategy/goals/outcomes (and measuring them)
  • Listening and adjusting to feedback
  • Storytelling and writing
  • Simple, clear, actionable language. Including readability tools such as Flesh-Kincaid
  • Collaborating with global, virtual teams
  • Managing projects and work across virtual teams

Youll be successful if you:

  • Start by understanding our business objectives and employee sentiment
  • Are creative
  • Tell stories with passion and write simply
  • Are flexible and adaptable- its our culture
  • Use data to make good decisions
  • Are detail orientated and insanely organized

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? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco


Posted: 2020-05-20 Expires: 2020-06-21

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