The Business Entity
Cisco Germany is known for its innovation and leadership across the region. The Communications Lead is a critical part of this success story and plays a key role in influencing a broad set of key audiences and perceptions so our stakeholders recognise Cisco as an innovative technology leader and partner for digital transformation.
The EMEAR region is made up of 6 theatres covering 121 countries across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia (EMEAR). The role is the Comms Lead of the Germany Theatre .
The Cisco EMEAR Communications Team is a world-class team of communicators. We connect and engage with media, analysts, and employees.
We are in tune with everything that’s happening around us. We build connections and enable relevant conversations that influence measurable opinions and behaviours.
You will work closely with the business leaders of Germany, as well as marketing, communications and other support functions and global communications teams to craft and drive outcome-based communications programs and will be accountable for measurable results.
Role and Responsibilities
You will be overseeing all comms activities, in Germany, in particular media relations, employee communications, and executive communications.
You will manage a comms manager who is responsible for employee and executive comms on a day-to-day basis. You will be creating and delivering integrated media programmes for key influencers, working in partnership with all communications functions and stakeholders, including the country management teams.
Key influencers will primarily include the media as well as considering other audiences such as social media influencers, government representatives, subject matter experts, and others.
The success of this job requires the ability to balance a number of priorities in order to ensure the success of communications as part of the EMEAR communications team.
It requires the ability to prioritise and focus on the areas where communications can have the biggest impact and demonstrate tangible results around influencing our audience's perceptions, attitudes andbehaviours.
Some of your main responsibilities will be :
Translating business goals into communications goals, understanding audience perceptions, and crafting and driving integrated communications programmes in support of Cisco’s global and regional business objectives.
Your key skills and experience :