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IBM IBM Corporate Communications, External Relations Professional in Boston, Massachusetts


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

We seek an expert to join the IBM Corporate Communications team in a new role overseeing our Owned Media efforts. This person will lead a team that manages a variety of corporate social media channels, as well as the editorial content that is posted to the IBM Newsroom. The successful candidate will be a master storyteller, and a master story-sharer. This person will ensure that every story we tell has a clear audience and an actionable distribution strategy through both paid and organic means and will partner with earned media focused colleagues across the function to maximize our efforts. They will lead the charge on developing measurable strategies to enhance the business and reputation of IBM via the Owned Media channels of IBM Corporate Communications.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 10+ years experience in corporate communications

  • ​A proven track record leading Owned Media efforts for well-known brands. Large public company experience preferred.

  • Deep knowledge of social media algorithms, SEO, and distribution strategies to reach the right audiences for corporate content

  • Tremendous intellectual curiosity and the capacity to come up to speed quickly on complex technical topics

  • An editor’s eye for great writing and visual storytelling

  • An intensely collaborative style. IBM is a highly matrixed organization and the person who is successful in this role will thrive in a “we” (not an “I”) environment

  • Proven experience leading and growing creative, effective teams

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 12+ years experience in corporate communications

About Business Unit

IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world's most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.