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Career Opportunities: Sr Director of Technology Communications (205142)
Req Id 205142 - Posted 08/21/2019 - United States - Pennsylvania
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Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.
Position Summary:
The Senior Director of Technology Communications will work daily to raise awareness through press outreach and storytelling about new technologies and innovations that the company is creating - from the AI-technology powering the voice remote control to the privacy and advanced security features we are building into our products. The candidate should be incredibly proactive in building press relationships, placing stories and experienced in using digital, social and content strategies to reach key audiences. The candidate should have experience managing complex issues and an ability to work directly with senior technology, business and consumer press on these proactive stories as well as complicated technology issues. In addition, the person in this role serves as the lead for technology-related issues related to privacy, security, product safety, and performance. This is a hands-on role with senior access and an opportunity to be a strategic partner who must be able to execute (e.g.,
write, pitch, manage stories) at the same time. The Senior Director will partner with and support the company's President of Technology, Product and Experience, the CTO, R&D teams and the Chief Privacy and Information Security Officers.
Major Duties:
- Shape the technology narrative for the company by developing excellent relationships with the media, proactively identifying interesting stories to tell and working with the press to develop those tech feature stories on daily basis.
- Partner with the technology leadership organization to create a drumbeat of announcements that can be told through the press as well as social media and other activities.
- Create and execute strategic communications around complex technology and be able to simplify and translate tech communications to a variety of audiences.
- Work with cross-functional teams (e.g., communications, technology, legal, government, marketing) to manage issues and create communications materials on topics impacting the media and tech industries.
- Partner with Comcast's leadership to create proactive and reactive communications relating to privacy and security.
- Partner with Comcast's industry associations and other major technology corporations when collaborating about new proactive issues and opportunities.
- Serve as a strategist and communications counselor to senior executive teams on message development, crisis management, issues management and product launches.
- Create significant written materials, draft and edit materials such as press releases, Q&A, talking points, backgrounders, op-eds, position papers, speeches as needed.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams on issues management planning and communications.
- Position executives and serve as spokesperson on key issues while developing and strengthening company's relationships with key reporters.
Requirements:
- 10+ years of experience.
- Experience working with reporters, including spokesperson experience.
- Sophisticated knowledge of the technology, privacy and cybersecurity industries.
- Hands-on with an ability to think strategically and execute personally - being able to do this effectively is key to success.
- Keen communications intuition, strong interpersonal skills and a team-player approach.
- Results-oriented, assertive, dynamic, energetic, confident, articulate and a self-starter able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Savvy, smart, efficient, fast-working.
- Great communicator, writer that can manage complex projects and deliver.
- Productive under pressure and able to deal with change. Must be comfortable with a fast-paced, on-call position.
- Exceptional oral, interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management.
- Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
- Ability to make decisions in a fast-paced, evolving environment and anticipate future needs and trends.
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10+ years of experience. - Experience working with reporters, including spokesperson experience. - Sophisticated knowledge of the technology, privacy and cybersecurity industries. - Hands-on with an ability to think strategically and execute personally - being able to do this effectively is key to success. - Keen communications intuition, strong interpersonal skills and a team-player approach. - Results-oriented, assertive, dynamic, energetic, confident, articulate and a self-starter able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. - Savvy, smart, efficient, fast-working. - Great communicator, writer that can manage complex projects and deliver. - Productive under pressure and able to deal with change. Must be comfortable with a fast-paced, on-call position. - Exceptional oral, interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management. - Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution skills. - Ability to make decisions in a fast-paced, evolving environment and anticipate future needs and trends.


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