Program Manager APJC

Cisco Systems - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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What You Will Do
We are looking for a self-motivated individual who has strong communications skills as well as excellent technology knowledge.
You will serve as a strategic Communications Specialist and a Program Manager for the APJC communications team. Your main responsibilities will include:
Being the key liaison between Global Communications organization and the APJC communications team to ensure that global programs are cascaded and rolled out in the region.
Build and execute program plans for all relevant internal and external audiences to help drive key objectives
Collaborate with global and regional peers to balance regional and global requirements on behalf of the communications team.
Provide regional insight into global coordinated planning process and dedicatedly supply local market knowledge to global strategies.
Lead or implement specific, high quality communications via projects, events or programs within a given timeframe in support of key business leaders.
Execute communications across multiple fields and channels, including media relations, speaker forums, online platforms, social media, etc.
Counsel, support and advise leaders concerning communications.
Find opportunities and implement communications to reach the objectives of your key business units in the region.
Work effectively with colleagues and leaders at all levels of the business and Communications team (regionally and globally). Who you'll work with
In today's hyper connected, always on world, brands are fighting for customers' attention. Cisco's vision is to be an innovative leader in real time, personalized marketing and communication, and we believe our opportunity to achieve these lies in crafting unified, omni-channel digital and human experiences.
We've thought long and hard about how we deliver upon our vision and quite simply, it starts with placing our customers at the heart of everything we do. Crafting a customer experience that wows and delights our customers is our North Star, we are seeking outstanding marketers to help us realise our ambition.
If you think you can help Cisco stand out from the rest of the IT crowd and the thought of transforming the way the world lives, works, learns and plays excites you, then we want to hear from you. Who you are
Bachelors Degree
You are a strong communications professional with 3-5 years experience working for big brands either in-house or from agency background.
You have a proven track record of successful, creative strategic communication management. You are able to build communication plans – strategic and tactical – and play active role in their execution and measurement.
You have had some experience in interacting with senior executives and are willing to take the lead in building stong relationships with senior leaders and comfortable with stakeholder management.
You are self-motivated and have the ability to handle areas of responsibility with minimum supervision and guidance. 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.
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