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Sr. Corporate Communications Specialist

Req id:  28741

Virtual, US

OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

 

The Senior Communications Specialist will join a dynamic global communications team tasked with developing proactive and strategic external and internal communications and tactics in support of OpenText’s corporate vision and mission. The Senior Communications Specialist   will play a critical role in the implementation of OpenText’s communications strategy, supporting and driving communications activities that promote, enhance, and protect the organization's brand reputation.

 

This role will partner closely with functional teams at OpenText to deliver strategic communications campaigns to promote and build awareness of OpenText products, industry solutions and sales. The position may be based remotely in the U.S. or Canada.

 

YOU ARE GREAT AT:

 

  • Owning, designing and delivering comprehensive communications plans supporting the Engineering and Sales teams at OpenText, and other projects and functions as required
  • Work closely with broader marketing team to ensure that campaign plans and messaging are complementary and aligned with OpenText voice and tone.
  • Develop key messages, press releases, pitching strategy and execution, spokesperson briefing and interview coordination
  • Work with cross-divisional stakeholders to assess customer and partner requests and develop strategic communication plans and tactics to drive optimal results
  • Write and edit memorable, engaging cross-channel communications that drive awareness of key initiatives, products and partnerships, generate media attention and inspire employees
  • Build and nurture strong relationships with internal client partners (all levels) to manage multi-tiered content approval processes 
  • Measure, monitor, assess and evaluate content effectiveness and impact on key business objectives 

 

WHAT IT TAKES:

 

  • An experienced communications professional who can think both tactically and strategically and is comfortable working with cross-functional teams – often in different cities, countries and time zones.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, and solid track record in developing internal and external communications campaigns.
  • Experience leveraging social media to amplify campaigns
  • An ability to see both the strategic big picture and execute against detail. An ability to envision, articulate and realize both process and program improvements within the communications team
  • A proven track record of cultivating and maintaining critical business relationships with trade and business media.Experience in the enterprise software industry, particularly with Content Services, DigitalExperience, Business Network and Cybersecurity technology. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing or related field, or relevant experience
  • 6+ years of experience in communications and preferably in a fast-paced, technology environment
  • Experience interfacing with senior executives in developing and executing communication plans
  • Prior management of cross-functional projects and work streams
  • Excellent writing, proofreading and editing skills are essential
  • Exceptionally organized and detail oriented, with a knack for planning and prioritization

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For Colorado residents, this job is expected to pay in the range of $70,000-$85,000  in addition to a comprehensive and competitive group benefit and healthcare plan.  Individual compensation will be determined based on skills and experience comparable to the job requirements.

 

While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accomodationrequests@opentext.com.

 

Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office to maintain a safe workplace for our employees. 


OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

Perks 
If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Benefits 
Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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