1+ months

Communication Manager, Global Collaboration Sales

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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Who You'll Work With

You'll be part of a globally dispersed Communications team in Global Collaboration Sales (GCS). You'll work closely with the GCS communications team and subject matter experts in the GCS Go-To-Market, sales enablement and strategy teams. This role also requires extensive cross functional partnership with product management, partner and marketing thought-leaders across the organization.

What You'll Do

You will support the execution of the Global Collaboration Sales plan aimed at readying our Collaboration sales teams globally. In this role you will:

  • Execute elements of a holistic and global communication strategy
  • Prioritize, write and edit communications designed to align seller engagement with our business and sales priorities.
  • Reduce the noise for our sellers by figuring out is relevant and communicating concisely.
  • Quickly grasp business needs and boiling them down to the core elements that a seller needs to know to do their job.
  • Crafting content in a way that engages sellers, generating awareness of sales priorities, programs, tools, promotions, and training.
  • Build effective communications channels for reaching a diverse set of sales audiences.
  • Ensure the channels used to communicate effectively engage the intended audiences.
  • Create communication programs that ready sellers- newsletters, webinars, website copy, etc.
  • Partner with marketing and sellers to develop and amplify compelling customer stories.
  • Build compelling presentations that articulate a range of topics including: business priorities, sales strategy, product and solution value propositions and our vision.
  • Communicate sophisticated tool and system changes in a direct and simple manner.

Who You Are

  • You are passionate about storytelling and love to write and edit.
  • You easily put yourself in others shoes, so you understand what they need to hear.
  • You talk about technology simply so that anyone can understand it.
  • You easily connect the dots between sophisticated programs and weave them together to build an effective message for your audience.
  • You know less is more because otherwise we get lost in the noise.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • You are passionate, flexible, highly organized and always happy to jump in and do whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • You are a self-motivated, creative, results-oriented team-player, who is comfortable working and delivering results autonomously.
  • You are an excellent communicator, collaborator and teammate
  • You easily build alignment, trust, and strong relationships across partner organizations.


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years communications experience
  • Proven program/project management skills
  • Stellar communication skills; presentation, written, verbal, listening, and influencing
  • Comfortable being part of a distributed team and working remotely
  • When able, you will have the ability to travel on a modest basis
  • 2+ years sales experience a plus but not required
  • Sales enablement experience a plus not required

Why Cisco

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who arent afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Posted: 2021-05-05 Expires: 2021-07-05
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