Brand Manager

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Company Overview

Motorola Solutions is there for our customers when everything is on the line. In extreme moments — when a hurricane lands or when a fire breaks out. And in everyday moments — when a package arrives just in time for the holiday or when a child doesn’t miss the school bus home. 

We unify voice, data, video and analytics in one integrated ecosystem to enable individuals, businesses and communities to work together in more powerful ways. To help people make better decisions, act confidently and be their best in the moments that matter. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions and connect with a career that matters.


Department Overview
The Global Communications team is the voice of Motorola Solutions, telling the company’s story of transformation and progress to employees, reporters, and other stakeholders. We work strategically and collaboratively with colleagues around the world, finding the most compelling stories to tell and bringing them to life in pitches, news releases, blog posts, infographics, social media posts, videos, and more.
Job Description

The Global Communications team is the voice of Motorola Solutions, telling the company’s story of transformation and progress to employees, reporters, and other stakeholders. We work strategically and collaboratively with colleagues around the world, finding the most compelling stories to tell and bringing them to life in pitches, news releases, blog posts, infographics, social media posts, videos, and more.

Seeking an experienced brand expert to craft and communicate our brand story and infuse it into key areas across our company. You are a gifted narrator and exceptional writer with a strong creative aptitude and eye. You are able to effortlessly communicate what we do, who we serve, and the value we deliver to the world - both visually and via the written word.

  • Strong creative aptitude with the ability to direct, guide, and influence creative agencies on our brand

  • Imaginative and inspiring creative concept and idea generator

  • Ensures all work fits with branding and follows our brand strategy. 

  • Writes narratives and creates assets that articulate the value we deliver to the world - who we are, what we do, and why that matters

  • Crafts narratives for the investment community that highlights why our business matters, where we’re planning to take it, and what needs our business addresses. 

  • Act as an internal reporter, seeking out news from all corners of the company and turning it into compelling stories for use with multiple audiences

  • Research, develop and implement strategies that get our company name 'out there’. 

  • Serves as the 'go-to' for looking ahead at positioning the company. 

  • Develops strategic messaging that articulates our corporate position

  • Monitor business and competitor news to identify emerging trends, issues, and storylines

  • Works cross-functionally and liaise with key stakeholders and departments to improve our overall brand and brand presence

  • Curator of our assets - photos, b-roll, core brand assets, etc.

  • Develop strategies and brand campaigns to build the credibility of our brand. 

  • Manages a brand editorial calendar

 

Teams you’ll work with:

  • PR/Communications

  • Global Product Marketing

  • Design

  • Digital 

  • Chief Technology Officer and UX Design Teams

  • Regional Marketing 

  • Sales 

  • Executive Leadership

  • Third-party marketing vendors, agencies, and freelance designers

Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing, public relations or a related field.

  • Minimum 4-5 years experience in marketing, corporate communications, or public relations agency experience

  • Outstanding writing, editing, and proofreading skills for both print and electronic media, with demonstrated ability to write about technology in a user-friendly and meaningful way

  • Adobe CC aptitude a plus

  • Strong collaboration, analytical and persuasion skills, but also able to work independently

  • Strong project management and organizational skills; able to multi-task, managing multiple projects simultaneously while delivering a quality product within tight deadlines

  • Highly adaptable and responsive to change

  • Skilled at building productive, positive working relationships internally and externally, at all levels of the organization

  • Experience working in a large, complex organization

  • Experience in the technology sector is a plus

  • B2B marketing experience a plus

  • Experience/knowledge of government or public safety market a plus

  • Must be able to submit a strong portfolio of written and/or visual work to illustrate storytelling and writing skills


Basic Requirements
  • Minimum of a Bachelors Degree and 4+ years of experience or advanced degree and 2+ years

Vaccine Requirement

Motorola Solutions is a U.S. Federal contractor and must comply with the recent U.S. Government Executive Order requiring that Federal contractors ensure that their U.S. employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 4, 2022. Accordingly, Motorola Solutions requires all US employees, even those working from home, to be fully vaccinated unless entitled to a reasonable accommodation based on a qualified medical condition or religious belief.

If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to a qualified medical condition or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation prior to moving forward with the recruitment process. As a part of this process you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, an offer for employment will not be made.


Travel Requirements
None
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
Yes

Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Motorola Solutions Benefits Overview

Our U.S. Benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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