Executive Communications Manager

| Chicago


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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
This role collaborates with Software & Services Executive and Senior Leadership to communicate business strategies and operational priorities.
Job Description

Seeking an experienced communication leader and strategist skilled in executive communication and presentations and employee engagement. This role collaborates heavily with senior leaders. Requires the ability to simplify messages and have the design skill to make information engaging with great attention to detail. Deliverables can include global communication strategies, supporting messages, intranet sites, town halls, one pagers, communication tool kits, blog postings, news stories, and presentations for executives, employees, Channel Partners, sales, Board of Directors and customers.

SCOPE, RESPONSIBILITIES & EXPECTATIONS

  • Leads communication strategy, working closely with executive and senior leadership, other communications representatives, marketing, corporate communications, subject matter experts etc.
  • Develops strong understanding of segment and corporate goals/strategies to ensure that they are incorporated into communications
  • Develop communications deliverables, including town hall presentations, state of the union updates, customer meeting presentations, supplier meeting presentations, sales kickoff presentations and more as needed
  • Support executive communication skill development across organization; this could include running workshops to help employees learn and practice
  • Support other parts of the business unit with communication counsel and writing
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to drive employee line of site to organizational goals

TOP REQUIREMENTS

  • Expert Communications & Presentations Skills; Google suite experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree in communications, marketing or related field preferred
  • 7+ years of total experience, including experience in executive communications
  • Influencing skills to establish and maintain strong working relationships with Executives, Senior Leaders, and Managers
  • Ability to simplify complex ideas into simple, easy to communicate messages
  • Proven skills building and executing communication strategies that drive measurable business outcomes
  • Advanced writing and storytelling skills
  • Basic graphics experience a plus

Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree in communications, marketing or related field preferred

Travel Requirements
Under 10%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
No


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

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
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
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
Onsite Gym
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
Child Care 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
Generous PTO
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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