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Corporate Communications Program Manager

Req id:  25813

Waterloo, ON, CA

 

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 Corporate Communications Program Manager/Sr. Corporate Communications Program Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing programs, plans and content that supports the OpenText corporate narrative and executive opinion and thought leadership.
  • Central to the role will be an understanding of multiple distribution models including social media, owned (blogs), earned (PR) and paid (content partnership) channels that will be used to promote the content and increase our online presence, brand awareness and executive visibility.
  • This role will partner closely with leaders and colleagues across the organization to
  • plan and execute executive communications programs, develop opinion and messaging strategies, and write, review, and edit content from external writers.
  • The ideal candidate is a seasoned writer and creative thinker who has a highly strategic mindset and superb organizational skills to execute at the tactical level.

 

YOU ARE GREAT AT:

 

  • Working with the Sr. Director, Corporate Communications to develop and deliver a best-in-class corporate content strategy
  • Coordinating content-centric programs for corporate-wide stories and campaigns, including executive thought-leadership, corporate narrative, corporate events and branding, and global campaigns
  • Managing a master corporate content calendar
  • Creating engaging content – including videos, blogs, executive and industry thought leadership
  • Develop – and continually refresh – executive “opinion platforms” that align to and reinforce both OpenText’s corporate narrative and executive interests; work in partnership with corporate PR team to promote executive opinion and thought-leadership across owned, earned and paid media
  • Working with colleagues to extend the content life cycle of corporate content including customer stories, whitepapers, and media coverage
  • Researching, reporting, analyzing, and measuring metrics
  • Designing and implement content strategies to align with business goals
  • Actively contributing to the employee advocacy program to ensure broader – company-wide-sharing of content
  • Suggesting and implement new programs and corporate campaigns to develop brand awareness
  • Staying up to date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications

 

WHAT IT TAKES:

 

  • 7+/10+ years of experience in PR, social media management or content development, with proven ability to execute.
  • A self-starter and someone who is comfortable working across teams
  • Hands on experience with social media publishing, measuring and content creation solutions
  • Excellent social writing and editing skills with strong attention to detail, ability to manage and deliver creative content (text, image, and video)
  • Excellent communications, analytical, organizational and project management skills
  • Current knowledge of all major social platforms – inc. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and social media best practices
  • Strong and committed work ethic and the ability to work in a distributed but collaborative team environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 7/10 years relevant experience – agency or in-house - ideally in a high-tech environment

 

 

OpenText's 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 accommodationrequests@opentext.com).

OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires anyone entering an OpenText office be fully vaccinated against Covid 19.


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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