Sr. Marketing Communications Specialist – Channel Sales

Job Description

SCOPE OF POSITION:
As a member of the Division communications Business Partner team, this individual contributor will independently work on (strategize, execute and measure) communications tasks across the full communications mix to support the growth of Channel sales within the Product and System Sales organization of Siemens Smart Infrastructure. 

At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles and digital factory technology to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, self-direct their teams and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

Who designs your future? You do. Working within our global company, you can design the career of your dreams. We have over 200 offices in 101 countries providing you the opportunity to see the world or stay in your own back yard.

Do you want to work for a company with innovating technologies? Can you see yourself learning, growing, and succeeding in this exciting position? If so, we'd like to meet you!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Includes the following: (other duties may be assigned.) 
Act as lead communications strategic business partner to Channel Sales leadership 
Develop and execute communications strategy to support the rollout of the Sales teams’ overall objectives, targets and focus areas, including product launches and targeted channel growth programs.
Creation and/or distribution of communications and marketing tools and assets that enable our channel partners to extend our reach into the market.
Support the full rollout of Salesforce to the channel partners; ongoing optimization as a marketing communications tool. 
Support sales meetings and internal activities to drive alignment
Responsible for driving association-related events and relationships
Fully align with BU and Vertical Market MarCom to develop and distribute sales tools and training that support new products, focus growth markets, etc.
Measure and regularly report back on performance and adoption of communications assets and programs
Act as liaison to other division and Siemens-wide sales organizations to share sales tools and training through their communications channels
Apply relevant governance standards, policies and procedures to -- and ensure consistency, quality, and transparency of communications.
Assist in content development to ensure consistency of message in internal and external communications, e.g. internet, intranet, extranet, brochures, advertising, press activities, presentations, case studies.
Solid understanding and consistent implementation of corporate brand guidelines.
Research and communicate sales success stories, projects, products and innovations.
Partner with the Media Relations, Online Communications, Employee and Leadership Communications and FSS teams on a project basis.
Monitor and manage budget as designated. 
Using the required governance tools to ensure transparency in communications activities (ie. Content operations, digital asset management, etc.)
Manage relationships with internal counterparts, agencies, suppliers, control quality, delivery and service, and channel feedback as required by specific communications projects.
Observe and analyze communication activities of competitors or best-in-class companies.

QUALIFICATIONS: 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty at a consistent high-quality level. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Proven communications skills with a demonstrated ability to research, analyze, plan and execute in the areas of message development, employee communications, meetings management, and communications effectiveness measurement
- Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and networking skills
- Excellent written and oral communication skills 
- Strong teaming skills including cross-cultural abilities
- Ability to deal effectively with people at all levels of the organization
- Ability to work under time constraints and adapt to change
- Strong attention to detail and project management skills
- Organizational skills and project management experience
- Self-driven and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as work well in groups
- Ability and flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules and priorities

EDUCATION:
BA in communications/marketing 
Domestic Travel 10%

EXPERIENCE: 
8-10 years successfully performing the planning, directing, executing of communications to internal and external stakeholder

SKILLS/PROFICIENCIES:
Strong organization skills. 
Ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines 
Strong customer service orientation. 
Solid computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to work under time constraints with multiple projects

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Why Siemens? In addition to an incredible career opportunity, we offer:
- A competitive base salary
- Excellent health/vision/dental plans, matching 401K, life insurance and 3 weeks of PTO to start.
- Extensive training along with career development.

We aim to hire top talent and arm them with the opportunity to make top dollar. Siemens is a great place to have a career in a growing business. We are proud that when people join Siemens, they rarely leave, as shown with our low turnover.


Job ID: 196836

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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