Internal Communications and Affairs Leader
Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) is the global leader in cyber security. Operating one of the world’s largest cyber intelligence networks, we see more threats, and protect more customers from the next generation of attacks. We help companies, governments and individuals secure their most important data wherever it lives.
We make the world a safer place by helping people, businesses and governments protect and manage their information, so they can focus on achieving their goals.
Looking for a unique opportunity to blend skills in public relations, corporate communications, and internal affairs? This is the rare opportunity to use your skills to establish and deliver on Internal Communications and Affairs needs of an 800+ person international tech team. Symantec’s Norton Product Engineering team is looking to fill an Internal Communication and Affairs Leader position to develop and execute strategic employee and operational communications, which includes e-mail, presentation, intranet, video, webcasts, social media, face-to-face and other relevant communications vehicles. The Internal Communications and Affairs leader is also responsible for establishing and executing on an internal communication strategy, developing creative presentations that effectively convey business and technical concepts, and promotes the team’s accomplishments. The incumbent will need to design and craft communication as well as promote the communications and events to help improve employee engagement and awareness.
• Establish and execute on a communication strategy and program
•Develop regular communication announcements and PR campaign to promote Engineering’s accomplishments
•Provide counsel and support in crafting and delivering effective communication
•Serve as the creative mind to help create progressive and engaging presentations, documents, and emails
•Establish and manage internal communication channels, including newsletters and emails
•Lead promotion of the team’s output and all internal communications
•Develop timely content, materials, and web pages
•Develop an effective and efficient two-way communications pipeline between employees and management
•Plan, organize and deliver in a timely manner with little to no supervision
•Plan, produce and execute regular All Staff Meetings, Executive Sessions, Division Retreats and other events
•A minimum education level of: Bachelor of Arts/Sciences Degree (4-year) in Business Administration, Communications, or related area
•3-5 years of related work experience.
•Ability to engage others at all levels of the organization, as well as externally; develop and maintain effective relationships; and promote a positive image for the company, its business and its employees
•Excellent change management and/or project management experience
•Experience managing and using social media, corporate intranets and other communications technologies
•Public speaking and event planning expertise
•Strong organization and time management skills, a self-starter who can provide results with minimal supervision
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to simply communicate complex concepts in a compelling, concise and creative way to internal and external audiences
•Excellent skills in creating compelling presentations using PowerPoint, Prezi, and other tools
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products, web content creation, and video editing tools
•Demonstrated business and artistic acumen
Symantec is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.