Social Media Specialist at Motorola Solutions

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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
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

Seeking a skilled communications professional to develop and execute the corporate social media strategy globally in addition to other communications responsibilities in support of the business. This individual will work closely with senior leaders and departments across the company to develop our social media practice that supports the company strategy, critical initiatives and other business updates.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute Motorola Solutions’ corporate social media strategy, with a focus on company storytelling and thought leadership.

  • Serve as a strategic business partner and advisor to leaders, teams and functions across the company, with a focus on building relationships and gathering insights to inform our social media strategy.

  • Lead content creation and curation for corporate social media, including managing our editorial calendar, writing content and guiding the development of visuals and other creative assets on all social platforms.

  • Use social media analytics to drive social media decision making such as the types of content we develop and share and the time of day and day of week to post - the analytics should serve as our guiding post to strengthen our platforms to drive brand awareness, customer engagement, competitive differentiation, community following and sales pipeline. 

  • Research social media practices and benchmark other companies to continuously improve and evolve Motorola Solutions’ social media presence, with creativity and imagination.

  • Understand the Motorola Solutions brand and values, and ensure these are reflected through all social media content.

  • Support the broader communications team with well-crafted, concise and highly engaging communications which may include pitches, blog posts, employee news stories and executive communications.

  • Build networks across diverse cultures and geographies and thrive in a collaborative team-based environment, while also working independently.

  • Read business and technology news; support monitoring, measurement and crisis communications activities.


Specific Knowledge and Skills

  • Strategic thinker who can build a network, gather information and translate it into communications projects and plans that generate results.

  • Outstanding writing, editing and proofreading skills.

  • Strong judgment and the ability to make decisions independently.

  • Serious commitment to excellence, quality and attention to detail. 

  • Ability to work in a variety of media, meet tight deadlines, manage multiple projects simultaneously and be adaptable to change.

  • Skilled at exerting influence, as well as collaborating, navigating and managing at all levels of the organization.

  • Advanced writing and storytelling skills

  • Basic graphics experience in Adobe Creative Cloud is a plus.

  • Advanced ability to think outside the box, ideate and generate new ideas

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree; journalism, communications or English is preferred.

  • 1-3 years’ experience managing social media strategy and/or execution, preferably for Fortune 500 company.


Basic Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree


Travel Requirements
None
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
New Grad
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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