Posted on 09/09/2017

HR Communications Manager

Oracle - Austin, TX

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Job Description

Development of communication programs to promote Oracle*s products and services.




Integrate advertising into the marketing campaigns, exercising judgment and business acumen in selecting methods and techniques for best practice / creative solution. As a recognized authority and leading contributor maintain regular interface between the division and Corporate. Plan and manage pan-geography corporate and local campaign media plans. Plan, manage and implement corporate and local campaign advertising creative. Manage tier 2 local advertising and arrange sign off with Corporate. Integrate all advertising across the communications mix. Maintain and communicate brand advertising guidelines. Oversee partner advertising. Develop and manage brand communications audit. Measure advertising effectiveness.




Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. 8 years relevant work experience. A proven track record in advertising across line-of-business and/or geography as an account manager, with experience of creative production and media buying.




*Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.*








*Role:*HR Communications Manager


*Location:*US-based position (Work from home office or Oracle Campus in yourarea)








We re looking for an energetic, positive and creativecommunications manager to join our HR Communications team.


* Do you have a track record of creatinginternal communications strategies, campaigns and deliverables that engageemployees and deliver business results?


* Do you know how to connect withemployees in compelling and meaningful ways to influence attitudes andperceptions and drive actionable change?


* Are you obsessed with messagealignment and connecting the dots to continually put things in context of thebusiness strategy?


* Do you use data, insights and userinput to inform your strategies, messaging and program design?


* Are you constantly pushing yourself tocome up with new and better ways to engage with your audiences and get yourmessage across?


If so, we might be the opportunity you are looking for!




Our team works on strategic HR communications programs thatsupport Oracle s business transformation, including evolving Oracle s employeeexperience. Our efforts help to drive clarity, engagement and alignment on keyinitiatives related to onboarding, career development, leadership and managereffectiveness, talent strategy, learning, employee listening, HR technologyimplementations, HR process and policy changes, and corporate strategy.




We also roll up our sleeves and manage the communicationsfundamentals, including editing newsletters, creating distribution lists,putting content into templates and handling ad-hoc requests for emails,PowerPoint supportyou know the drill.




Our work is having a strategic impact on Oracle s business and our140,000 employees around the world. We primarily focus on our internalemployee, manager and senior leader audiences, but our communications effortsalso reach audiences outside of Oracle on a global basis.




Oracle is going through some exciting changes as we transform ourbusiness to be the undisputable cloud leader. It s an environment that rewards excellence,collaboration and resourcefulness. Our team is focused on adding value and weleverage the combined strengths of the team and our internal partners to dothat.




If you are a seasoned communications manager with proven writing, messagingand content creation, project management and strategic planning skills and thisdescription resonates with you deeply, we would love to hear from you.






* Consults with internal customers andstakeholders to clearly understand business objectives and identifies the audiencebehavioral outcomes needed to address those objectives.


* Applies design-thinking approach andengages with key audiences to deeply understand them and involve them in theinput and design processes to deliver engaging and effective experiences.


* Seeks and interprets qualitative andquantitative input to understand audience and stakeholder motivations andpreferences.


* Creates and executes on internal(employee) and external (marketing) communications strategies, plans andtactics that effectively address business objectives by influencing and drivingaudience behavior.


* Crafts engaging messaging, storylinesand content for a variety of communications media and channels, includingemail, articles, social media, presentations, events, video, web, andcollateral, for both US and OUS (outside US) markets


* Manages design and development of high-impactcommunications deliverables, websites, and campaigns.


* Analyzes effectiveness ofcommunications efforts, improves existing processes and researches newcommunication approaches.


* Stays current on business and HRstrategy, market context, competitive landscape, and communications bestpractices.


* Collaborates with other communicationsteam members and cross-functional colleagues and leaders to ensurecommunications are cohesive and convey a consistent story across globalaudiences.


* Advises and influences others oneffective communication best practices.


* Performs other duties, specialprojects and responsibilities, as required and directed.


*_Preferred Skills and Qualifications:_*


* Outstanding writing skills for both internal and external audiences across communications channels/media with the ability to engage audiences and drive action


* Expertise in developing and implementing global communications strategies with impactful positioning, messaging and tactics, including websites, webinars, videos, social engagement and other online and offline tactics, that effectively deliver on communications and business objectives


* Demonstrated creativity and thought leadership in developing new and motivating approaches to internal communications


* Ability to develop effective business relationships at all levels of the company, including direct engagement with senior leaders and executives


* Ability to work on multiple project streams, assimilate content and context to get up to speed on new projects quickly, and deliver under the pressure of deadlines


* Self-directed with the ability to effectively achieve stakeholder buy-in and move projects forward


* Excellent follow-through, follow-up and time management skills


* Change agility driving change, as well as sensing and responding to change


* Budget and project management skills


* Experience developing messaging that resonates with non-English speakers or in non-US markets and/or expertise or knowledge from doing work in markets outside the US


* Bachelor s degree in Communications, Marketing, or other associated field of study


* At least 8 years of progressive responsibility in marketing and/or internal communications, in either a corporate environment or agency (some agency experience is preferred)


* B2B, high-tech experience is preferred


* Knowledge of Oracle s products, product strategy, and business practices is a plus


* Willingness to travel occasionally








**Job:** **Human Resources*




**Organization:** **Oracle*






**Title:** *HR Communications Manager*




**Location:** *United States*




**Requisition ID:** *170012ZN*

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