External Relations Professional, IBM Corporate Communications

IBM

Bethesda, MD 20814

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

**Introduction**


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**


**Preferred Location: New York, NY**


The Corporate Communications team is focused on earned media engagement. The individual collaborates with the corporate communications team members and communications colleagues in IBM’s business units to create and tell stories in support of the Company’s business priorities.


**Required Technical and Professional Expertise**


+ 10+ years of proven journalism or communications experience


+ Excellent writing skills and style


+ Ability to multitask and work on multiple projects at once


+ Ability to quickly learn and master a subject


+ Great media contacts and desire to grow and leverage relationships with media


+ Ability to see and craft a story


+ Ability to work well with a variety of teams and organizational levels


**Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise**


+ Strong writing and editing skills


+ Strong collaboration skills


+ Understanding of and willingness to learn the enterprise technology space


+ Ability to see and craft stories and convert them into media coverage


+ Track record of successfully placing media stories and interviews


+ Knowledgeable about media landscape


**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.



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