Senior Communications Manager Sales & Marketing
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading HR solutions company. We believe in making the future work for everyone, and every day empower million careers.
We inspire, skill, develop and hire in countries, enabling individuals and organizations to embrace the future of work. As a Fortune Global 500 company, we lead by example, creating shared value that meets social needs while driving business innovation.
Our culture of inclusivity, fairness and teamwork empowers individuals and organisations, fuels economies, and builds better societies.
These values resonate with our employees, who have voted us a Great Place to Work® - World’s Best Workplaces for the past four consecutive years.
The Adecco Group is based in Zurich, Switzerland. Adecco Group AG is registered in Switzerland (ISIN : and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN).
The group is powered by eight lead brands : Adecco, Modis, Badenoch & Clark, Spring Professional, Lee Hecht Harrison, Pontoon, Adia, YOSS and General Assembly.
Prague, Czech Republic
The purpose of this role is to support the Sales & Marketing function by delivering world-class communications to key stakeholders, successfully positioning the Chief Sales & Marketing Officer while also showcasing our thought leadership and the innovative solutions we offer to support the success of our existing and potential clients.
The person should be able to pro-actively position specific content and thought leadership with targeted global publications, using a wide network of contacts.
The person in this role will also drive the internal communications within the function and Sales & Marketing updates to our 30,000 colleagues, helping build our customer-centric culture.
Working hand-in-hand with the Sales & Marketing team, including our industry leads, as part of the Corporate Communications team, the Communications Manager will be a key contributor, enabling the company’s continued journey to a world-class customer-obsessed organisation through innovative employee engagement programs, and positioning the Group as a human capital solutions leader through a sophisticated social media strategy, media relations, subject-matter expert positioning, and the generation of compelling thought leadership content.
The successful candidate will be both strategically-oriented and a hands-on operator, with the leadership skills to succeed as an advisor and business partner to our Chief Sales & Marketing Officer and her leadership team, and the communications savvy and influencing skills to advance change in a global, matrixed communications organisation.
Design and implement a multi-stakeholder communications strategy to engage key audiences (internal, media, potential and existing customers) with our thought leadership, portfolio of solutions and customer experience topics across all internal and external channels with a particular emphasis on social media channels
In partnership with the internal communications team, create and deliver compelling employee engagement content to build awareness of the Sales & Marketing strategy of the Group and the customer-obsessed culture we want to continue to develop
Develop and drive the transformation communications and change management within the Sales & Marketing function as part of our Group transformation strategy, working in collaboration with cross-functional stakeholders
Drive the design of the Sales & Marketing external communications strategy of the Group towards media and other external stakeholders, and lead its implementation in coordination with Group media relations
Connect with global account directors, internal subject matter experts and consultants to understand customer needs and trends
In partnership with the Thought Leadership and Content team, build a content calendar and develop ideas for research pieces and surveys in line with customer needs
Find and develop case studies, stories, and subject matter expert content in the form of articles, video scripts, testimonials and campaigns for social media channels, together with the Content team
Boost CSMO’s executive positioning on LinkedIn and support global sales industry leads to leverage their professional and social media networks optimally
Develop compelling content for internal channels, such the intranet, newsletters and our internal social channel platform, including bespoke educational and engaging content for the Sales & Marketing function
Position the CSMO with targeted global publications and at selective industry events
Help develop and manage crisis communications through client channels, working closely with internal and external communications
7+ years in communications roles with a strong focus on external communications, in particular social media, in addition to crisis communications, and hands-on experience in internal communications and transformation (thought leadership experience a plus)
University degree in communications, PR, journalism or similarly relevant field
Strong interpersonal communications skills and a bility to network and influence at all levels of the organization
Proven impact in developing and successfully executing a complex communications plan
Successful track recording in driving transformation / change communications and engagement
Experience overseeing and developing multimedia and online communications, including webcasts, podcasts, social media, etc
Fluency in technology and digital tools
Native speaker-level proficiency in English (reading / writing / speaking) a requirement. French and / or German language skills a plus
Superior writing and editing skills in a variety of styles, for use across external and internal digital and print formats
Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and as part of a cross-disciplinary, global team; adept at working closely with others over geographical distance
You are a dynamic, high energy and proactive person, who is energized by the opportunity to build a strategy from the ground up, and equally energized to bring it to life
You are a strategic thinker with the ability to connect business priorities to communication priorities
You are a proven communications expert who can constructively disrupt
Your writing, organisational and project management skills are exceptional
You are collaborative with a high EQ, and have an affinity for building connections with people
You are passionate and committed, and your instincts are spot on
You have a solutions orientation and believe in the power of we
You are a doer and when you commit, you deliver, even under pressure
You are a change agent with infectious enthusiasm that you use to influence and create positive impact
This job advert is posted by Adecco Group AG with registered address at Bellerivestrasse 8008 Zürich, Switzerland.