Communications Strategist

Red Hat, Inc. - Raleigh, NC

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

Support the internal communication needs of many of Red Hat’s functions by creating strategies and plans to guide their initiatives. The Red Hat People (HR) team is looking for a Communications Strategist to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will help create and guide a communications strategy to help support Red Hat's hiring efforts. You'll often partner with team members across HR and other functions and work on additional communication consulting opportunities, responding to evolving business needs.

Primary job responsibilities
Partner with HR and business teams across Red Hat to develop communication strategies and plans to support their hiring needs
Participate in the Extended Communication team and groups of formal communicators to create a highly connected network of internal communicators to promote best practices, share strategies, and gain a better understanding of communication activities throughout the company
Provide additional communication consulting on other topics as needed
Required skills
6+ years of experience with communication strategies
Bachelor's degree in communications or a related field
Experience with change management as well as experience with employment branding and talent acquisition (TA) communications is a plus
Consultative skills with a focus on customers; detail and process-oriented
Great organizational skills; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while working with a variety of cross-functional teams
Outstanding written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Ability to think creatively and explore or implement a modern or unconventional approach to solving problems
Ability to guide others and make a difference

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