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Your Role and Responsibilities
We are looking for a self-starting, intellectually curious person possessing gravitas to join our award-winning Communications team as Senior Writer & Editor for IBM Industry Platforms & Blockchain. With your exceptional writing and content strategy skills, you will be responsible for creating compelling messaging and storylines as well as internal and executive communications that advance the company's Industry Platforms & Blockchain agenda.
In this role, you are part of a nimble cross-functional team that produces communications in support of our business unit narrative by developing strategic content. As a seasoned writer you'll feel at home as you draft, shape, and steer messaging. You’ll craft speeches, internal communications, blogs, messaging architectures, thought leadership bylines, editorial op eds, news releases deliverables while editing work across the team. In addition, you should have gravitas and be comfortable building relationships with senior business leaders and executives. Social media savvy and familiarity digital newsletters are a plus.
If you are someone who is willing to learn new things, stretch yourself, and share the load with colleagues when needed
- Generate ideas and execute on thought leadership content across the organization
- Engage with executives, communications colleagues, researchers and content owners across the enterprise to develop op-eds, narratives, blogs, and other content
- Provide editing and writing coaching to the team
- Turn complex subject matter related to IBM into compelling copy that informs and educates both internal and external readers
- Craft impactful internal and executive communications
Required Professional and Technical Expertise
- At least 6 years of newsroom or communications agency writing experience
- Superb writing skills and a penchant for meeting deadlines head on
- Ability to synthesize complex technologies, products, and market challenges
- Readiness to travel up to 15%
- Fluency in written and spoken English
Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
- A keen ability to push creative thinking and storytelling, translating that into copy that jumps off the page
- Demonstrated growth mindset with strong technology acumen and understanding of trends
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.
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Being You @ IBM
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