Communications Specialist / Communications Manager

Location: Foster City, California
Posted On: 10/12/2017
Job Code: 4298_Com_CA
Job Description
The Data Product Development group is a key component of Technology organization that provides the enabling technology and processes to manage data assets and deliver value added information products and services to customers. DPD develops and manages end-to-end technology solutions that create value from enterprise data through internal and client-focused information-based services, business intelligence and insights, and data-driven product innovation.

The Communications Specialist will create, deliver, and manage department marketing materials and communications for the Data Product Development organization. This will include inter and intra-department and stakeholder communications to effectively describe and promote the organization and its products. The Communications Specialist will perform a variety of tasks, such as the creation and development of department email communications, newsletters, and PowerPoint presentations, SharePoint site management and content development, and aid in the preparation of other presentations or white papers. This role requires a self-starter with marketing or sales background.

• Develop written communications and visual material to promote department successes such as significant software releases and new product roll-outs
• Work with cross-functional teams to create and edit original content
• Oversee the publishing process from conceptualization to final publication, with responsibility for content development, editing, design and proofreading
• Material includes, but is not limited to, internal department and company communications, emails, department and corporate newsletters, posters, PowerPoint presentations for executives etc.
• Create and edit printed and digital material using branding guidelines to ensure consistent messaging and alignment with brand identity
• Support senior- and executive-level managers in creating internal department communications as well as communications to other executives
• Develop and maintain a SharePoint framework effective sharing of department level information, processes, and calendars
• Obtain necessary consent and final approval on all communication materials
• Manage and store information effectively to maximize the value and reuse of content
• Establish communication schedules and meet deadlines
• Identify, monitor, and manage risks, issues, and dependencies as they apply to communication deliverables
• Embrace teamwork and promote a culture of inclusion and flexibility

• Bachelor degree. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred.
• Experience in Marketing and/or Sales at a Technology Company.
• Technology background and understanding of Software Development Lifecycle a plus.
• Five or more years creating written and visual content for a corporate setting
• Exemplary verbal communication, writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills, with high attention to detail
• Strong writing, editing, proofreading, and layout and design skills are essential
• A confident communicator and presenter
• Expert in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
• Strong Excel skills (including charts and formatting); Tableau skill is a plus
• Excellent organizational, planning, and time management skills
• Creative and flexible
• Self-motivated, positive, and highly professional

Applications must be accompanied by 5-10 writing & Photoshop samples. Resumes/applications will not be considered without any samples attached.
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Photoshop is Must
Sharepoint, Wiki and Tableau are Nice to have

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Contact Details
Piyush Joshi
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