Communications Manager - ecommerce

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER for our premier ecommerce client in San Jose CA

Location: San Jose CA
W2 Contract 6+ months possible extension
Pay Rate: $61.00 per hour

Overview of Communications Manager

Will support for two specific areas of an Executive Communications function: content development and operations management.

Draft content and create presentations, develop messaging, and manage speaking opportunities on an adhoc basis. Successful candidate will maintain and manage communications tools, such as Sharepoint and Google Drive, and manage the speaker approval process on the Salesforce platform.

Responsibilities and Deliverables

Content Development

Draft and/or edit pitches/proposals and abstracts, often in collaboration with agency team
Work directly with executives and business partners to develop messaging and presentations
Work with creative agency and other partners to design presentations and other visuals assets
Ensure content is audience- and event-specific, and aligns to client narratives
Create and execute plans for specific speaking events
Collaborating with other members of the Communications team, identify opportunities for 360-degree communications approach
Working with agency, manage quality of executive briefing documents
Coordinate with event organizer to ensure successful speaking engagement

Communications Operations

Ensure version control and maintain a healthy archive by carefully managing content and uploading to Google Drive, organizing as needed
Manage employee speaker approval process on the Salesforce platform
Maintain relationship with key stakeholders: Investor Relations for weekly reports; Employee Comms for regular comms to employees
Ensure process is working properly, following up with employees/approvers as needed

Executive Support

Occasionally provide onsite executive support for speaking engagements

Required Skills and Attributes

Proven experience working with executives and/or thought leaders on internal and external communication programs
Solid writer and editor with proven track record of success creating compelling content, including presentations, videos, executive briefings, etc.
Strong project management skills
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Exceptional presentation development skills, strong PowerPoint and Google Slides skills and speech writing ability
Both a strong team player and an independent worker
Strong executive influence skills/content development skills; ability to develop content in collaboration
Proven ability to build relationships across a diverse organization, fostering trust and credibility
Ability to turn complex ideas into stories easily understood by a broad audience
Flexible, resilient and problem-solver
Ability to gain consensus among others
Ability to work with different vendors and stakeholders across a matrixed organization
Strong attention to detail
Creative, proactive and enthusiastic
10+ years of experience
Undergrad degree required

Additional Skills:

Basic technology skills
Microsoft Office Skills and Proficiency in PowerPoint
Operate Mac

Preferred Industry Background

Knowledge and/or understanding of e-commerce
Global corporation experience
High-tech industry background preferred

Nice-to-Have Functional Background

Expertise in Technology, Fashion and/or Motors/P&A (priority verticals)
Extended knowledge of top-tier retail and tech events and/or publications
Client-specific experience highly desired

**Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / no corp to corp or 3rd party contracting arrangement / Adecco W2 only and not require relocation assistance.

***Successful completion of a full background check, drug screen, employment verification, educational verification and reference checks required upon offer.

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