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LATAM Communications Manager

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Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
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JR-0000049317 Requisition #

Western Digital         

                                                       

The next big thing in data is you!


Creating environments for data to thrive, Western Digital is a Fortune 150 leader in the fast-growing and dynamic data technology infrastructure industry. As a strategic and progressive communications professional, you would play an important role in the company’s continued transformation and growth.



Western Digital is looking for a creative communications professional to lead the media, analyst and influencer program for Western Digital in Latin America. Based in our Miami office, the role collaborates with the global public relations/influencer relations team and consults with the regional marketing, sales, and social media teams to develop and implement external communications strategies aligned with business unit objectives. Leads, develops and evaluates resources, including personnel and contracted professional agencies to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Responsibilities also include providing region-specific strategic direction based on analysis of measured results. Manages regional program budgets. Domestic and international travel is required.


 


The role reports to the Director of Marketing, Americas region.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Lead media and influencer program planning and execution for the Latin America region
  • Direct external resources such as agencies
  • Collaborate with multiple functions on integrated marketing programs
  • Write and develop a variety of content types
  • Measure and analyze program results
  • Train sanctioned spokespersons



REQUIRED:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing or related field of study.
  • Advanced degree is a plus.6+ years of related professional experience within a public relations, journalism, research, analyst relations or related function.
  • Ability to gracefully handle multiple projects is a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Exceptional communications, writing and presentation skills.
  • Experience leading successful international programs, covering enterprise and consumer technologies.
  • Team player with excellent listening skills and diplomacy.
  • Outstanding judgement and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Detailed experience in directing communications firms
  • Fluent in English and Spanish; Knowledge of Portuguese a plus


ABOUT WESTERN DIGITAL


The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.


We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.


The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.


 


But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.


 


Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, and WD® brands.



Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.


 


Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

Federal and state laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you need any accommodation or assistance with our career site, please contact us at staffingsupport@wdc.com.


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