Commercial Communications Manager

Recruiter
Location
Schenectady, New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Nov 2016
Closes
04 Jan 2017
Ref
2777394
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Commissioning
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As the Commercial Communications Manager, you will be a part of the Marketing Communications Team at the GE Power headquarter level and will work closely with our communications, strategic accounts, product management, sales and marketing teams to create and deliver a holistic commercial communication plan to foster market growth, strengthen customer relationships, and position the GE brand.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Commercial Communications Manager, you will;
- Execute and measure commercial communication plan for Strategic Account team; foster market growth, position GE among its competitors, drive product solution awareness in the marketplace and help strengthen customer relationships
- Create and tailor high-level messaging and amplify success stories illustrating the value proposition using select channels (i.e. events, collateral, web, and social)
- Work with marketing digital teams to connect Strategic Account teams with our customers through creative commercial campaigns
- Build and deliver communication plans to connect employees to the business priorities and raise awareness around our Strategic Account organization
- Plan and execute commercial events globally using partner agencies



Qualifications/Requirements

- Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing, Business or related discipline form an accredited college or university
- Minimum of 7 years of experience in Sales, Communications, or Marketing
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
- Ability and willingness to travel globally and work off-hours as required



Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

- Executive presence with the ability to influence teams and provide counsel to exceed business objectives
- Demonstrated track record of delivering communication plans with high-impact results
- International communication experience
- Advanced oral and written communication skills
- Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills
- Self-starter, team player with a proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects while maintaining a high quality of work
- Clear thinker with proven ability to generate new ideas- Energy / industrial industry experience in B2B marketing / communications
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Platform; PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook



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