Communications Manager

McAfee - Plano, TX3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $90,000 - $120,000 a year
Job Title: Communications Manager – Office of the CISO

Location:Plano, TX

Role Overview:
The Communications Manager – The Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (OCISO) will serve as a trusted partner to the CISO. The goal of this role is to develop and drive a comprehensive communications strategy that educates, informs, connects, and inspires employees as well as customers and partners. As Communications Manager, you will create a combination of keynote presentations, speeches, blog posts, social media copy, video, internal communications, and more. Audiences include employees, media, analysts, key stakeholders, government entities, and global customers.

The ideal candidate must be an artful writer and skilled strategic communicator who can translate complicated messages into clear, compelling language. They must also have a strong track record in producing high-quality, crisp speeches and presentations for senior executives, a demonstrated ability to work with highly confidential information, exemplary organizational skills, and an uncompromising eye for quality and detail while working on several projects simultaneously. Examples of your writing and communication planning should be included in portfolio samples.

You’ll need to bring an agile mind and a creative storytelling sensibility to every project you work on and be comfortable taking risks and making suggestions on new ways of doing things.

Company Overview

With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company’s future by designing and building the best in class robust and scalable security products for consumer and enterprise customers. As industry top performers, we aim to develop optimized high performance system software solutions with high availability and reliability.

About the Role:
Create innovative ways to communicate that inform and engage diverse audiences worldwide across a wide variety of topics in the cybersecurity sector.
Collaborate daily with the CISO and provide communication advice that reflects an understanding of their business and leadership style.
Design world-class presentations for mainstage keynotes, speeches, and more.
Guide and direct designers in support of visual storytelling, when needed.
Provide recommendations on how to influence audience perceptions and behaviors.
Work calmly and maintain good judgment in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
Conduct presentation preparation and rehearsals, and be on site day of to manage logistics and handle executive needs (may require domestic and internal travel).
Work with colleagues in different countries and appreciate cultural differences.
Stay up-to-date on global current affairs, geopolitical issues, and industry trends that may be relevant to executive communications.

About You:
8-10 years’ experience, which includes designing, building, and implementing comprehensive executive communication programs that use a variety of methods and media
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Excellent time management skills
Highly organized and detail-oriented
Quick learner who proactively owns the role
Must be an expert in PowerPoint/Keynote (please include past work)
Working knowledge of social tools, Twitter, LinkedIn, Yammer
All candidates must submit a portfolio of material that demonstrates a mastery of writing and communication planning
Travel- up to 20% (domestic)

The ideal candidate is self-motivated, results oriented, passion about program development and management and is strategically adept
High integrity, excellent judgement — you’ll have access to sensitive information and must treat it appropriately
Highly collaborative — you recognize the value of bringing people along
Intellectual curiosity — you're eager to learn new concepts; you're willing to admit you don’t know certain things, will ask for help, roll up your sleeves, and learn
Self-aware — you aren't complacent when it comes to personal growth; you’re receptive to feedback and eager to grow despite one's seniority
Sense of ownership — you have a mentality of “the buck stops with me” and always ask “what did I contribute to this situation?”
Low ego — you shouldn’t be prone to thinking that a job is too small
Brave, adaptable, calm under pressure — you’re unafraid to operate in high-pressure, chaotic situations

Company Benefits and Perks:
Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring our true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work. Check out more: Careers & Life at McAfee. Perks include:

Pension / Retirement Programs
Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs
Paid Time Off
Support for Community Involvement
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Primary Location:
US, Texas, Plano

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