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Global IT Communication Specialist

Reston
US

The Global IT Communications Specialist will be responsible for supporting IT leadership communications activities across the company, including internal communications, social media, planning all hands meetings for functional areas, and other major company events, etc. The ideal candidate in this role will have or develop a deep understanding of the IT market landscape and CIO’s strategy/brand to create impactful stories and communications across multiple channels in order to:

•  Lead content planning and creation for IT leadership engagements.
•  Help build and curate GAT leadership profiles, visibility and engagement internally on SharePoint  and Intranet
• Track and report metrics associated with leadership communications.
• Accumulate extensive knowledge related to industry trends and competitors.
• Facilitate best practice sharing across the Global Communications team.
• Working in close cooperation with the IT Leadership Team to handle all communication from the IT
• department, including its Intranet presence and announcements through various channels.

 

Qualifications
 

    • BA or BS in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing or related experience
    • Passionate about marketing and PR with a proven track record in communications?
    • Exceptionally strong writer, editor and proofreading skills
    • Business acumen with ability to understand complex issues, provide strategic counsel to leadership, develop and execute a strategy, anticipate response and act accordingly
    • Executive presence and proven ability to communicate to a global audience
    • Experience with analyzing and interpreting information to develop strong key messages
    • Demonstrates initiative, problem-solving and organizational abilities, big picture thinker
    • The ability to build effective relationships
    • Approach to work should be take charge, proactive, and detailed-oriented
    • Should also be able to effectively prioritize work and exercise mature judgment
    • Operate in a matrix management organization

Skills
 

    • Highly skilled in Microsoft PowerPoint, SharePoint Online, and other Microsoft 365 applications?
    • Experienced in other types of media:  video, animation, graphics?
    • Able to multitask and handle multiple assignments simultaneously, some with very short and rapidly changing deadlines?
    • Excellent people and customer service skills
    • Must enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced and changing environment
    • Must be comfortable managing and working under tight deadlines
    • Have the ability to communicate effectively
    • Be able to juggle multiple tasks at once
    • Must be extremely flexible
    • Be able to work individually and with teams
    • Must proactively identify tasks
    • Strive for excellence in work approach, continually aiming to raise the bar, and demonstrate a high level of professionalism

Culture
 

We have an open-minded culture and many exciting projects where you have the freedom to “be your best you”. You’ll have opportunities for international collaboration on top of a comprehensive training and development program that encourages professional growth. We are in an innovative market and offer future-proof products. Most importantly, an overall a pleasant team-oriented working atmosphere.


This is a fast-paced environment - we are looking for smart, high energy candidates who are driven to make a big impact and who want to work alongside a growing team. We collaborate often so you must be team player! The perfect candidate will thrive on the prospect of taking on new challenges and helping Software AG increase its leadership in the digital transformation marketplace!

 
What to Expect

 

  • The employees are smart, friendly and welcoming
  • Health Insurance starts your first day on the job
  • 6 weeks of PTO – 3 weeks of vacation and 3 weeks of sick leave
  • 14 paid holidays (including a floating holiday and a community service day)
  • 401(k) Plan with up to 5% employer match
  • Parental Leave
  • Corporate discount purchase programs
  • Group legal plans
  • Pet Insurance
  • And MANY more

It is the policy of the Company that employment decisions shall be based on merit, qualifications, and competence. Employment practices shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of an applicant’s or Employee’s age, race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability, protected veteran status and other protected classifications. In addition, it is Company policy to provide an environment that is free of unlawful harassment of any kind, including that which is sexual, age-related, or ethnic. This policy governs all aspects of employment, promotion, assignment, discharge, and other terms and conditions of employment.

Software AG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, religion, color, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.It is the policy of the Company that employment decisions shall be based on merit, qualifications, and competence. Employment practices shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of an applicant’s or Employee’s age, race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability, protected veteran status and other protected classifications. In addition, it is Company policy to provide an environment that is free of unlawful harassment of any kind, including that which is sexual, age-related, or ethnic. This policy governs all aspects of employment, promotion, assignment, discharge, and other terms and conditions of employment.

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