Manager, Internal Communications - Product & Engineering

  • Company: LinkedIn
  • Posted: February 15, 2017
  • Reference ID: 482777110
Manager, Internal Communications - Product & Engineering
At LinkedIn, open, honest, and constructive communication is central to how we run our business and helps to shape our distinct company culture. We're currently seeking an experienced internal communications manager to lead communications for product & engineering.
The ideal candidate will drive both strategy and execution of internal communications efforts. They'll be energized by being a part of a fast-moving, innovative organization. And they'll be passionate about using their communications skills to help amplify our culture and drive business results. They'll thrive as part of a small team with a big job. This position sits on the Internal Communications team as part of our global Marketing & Communications team.
  • Building strong relationships with R&D leadership and colleagues at all levels; advise on how to best communicate key messages to LinkedIn employees both within the organizations and to the company
  • Developing, executing, and measuring strategic internal communication plans that align employees with business objectives and reinforce LinkedIn's unique company culture, mission and values
  • Driving key business priorities throughout our engineering and product organizations, including partnering with the heads of the engineering and product organizations on strategic initiatives
  • Playing a strategic advisory role with the product & engineering leadership teams
  • Developing content for bi-weekly Global Company All Hands
  • Proactively building an internal communications strategy that supports the changing needs of the business
  • Driving and supporting key internal events
  • Play an essential role leading and supporting global communication programs
Basic Qualifications:
  • 6+ years internal communications experience, including experience in technology/product communications
  • Bachelor Degree in Communications
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Internal communications expertise, including demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Leadership agility and ability to advise and influence senior leaders
  • Mindset (and experience) of being a business partner first, and a communicator second
  • Excellent writing, editing, creative, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and move fast, and thrive in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated success partnering across the business to achieve results
  • Must be motivated, creative, proactive, flexible, and a quick study
  • Strong project management and decision-making skills; able to execute high-quality programs with speed, accuracy, and efficiency
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter who demonstrates comfort with ambiguity and can excel in a fast-paced, highly-matrixed environment
  • Ability to build relationships and effectively influence at all levels and across functions and geographies

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