Manager, Analyst Relations - Data Center Networking
Location:San Jose, California, US
Additional Location(s)Remote US
Area of InterestMarketing and Communications
What You'll Do
The Manager, Global Analyst Relations - Data Center Networking, will be responsible for driving an industry-leading Analyst Relations (AR) program for Data Center Networking including Cisco ACI, Nexus 9000, and Tetration solutions. You will be responsible for engaging with Cisco business leaders and ensuring that we communicate a cohesive strategy and story to analysts who cover these areas of our business. You will be managing high ROI outreach programs focused on strategic engagement with the industry analyst community across the globe. You will be expected to act as a key strategic advisor to Cisco’s business, driving valuable insight, guidance and feedback back into the business to help inform strategy, business and marketing decisions.
Who You'll Work With
You will serve as the primary interface from AR to the SVP/GM of Engineering and the Vice President of Data Center Marketing and their leadership teams for these technology areas. You will work closely with key internal and external stakeholders to develop and deliver programs that maximize influencer and customer awareness, consideration and recommendation of Cisco’s strategy globally across security, networking, data center, cloud, partner program, and services. You will work closely with the AR Managers for Data Center Compute and Cloud within the Global AR Team and rolls up into Global Communications (GC). You will report to the Director, Network Infrastructure Analyst Relations.
Who You Are
You are comfortable at the executive level, working closely with communications and business peers to drive strategy and messaging. You have a strong understanding of business fundamentals and technology. You have excellent written and verbal communications skills. You have a strong industry analyst relations background as well as experience that demonstrates sound judgment and good instincts. You are smart, respectful, innovative, collaborative, proactive, organized, and accountable. You see opportunities and are a “glass-half full” type of person who is keenly focused on achieving results. You have a BA/BS or equivalent plus 5+ years related experience.
5+ years in Analyst Relations (preferred), Marketing or Communications with a technology focus
Comfortable developing and delivering powerpoint presentations
Experience pulling together integrated communications plans
Ability to prioritize, multitask, and handle change in real time
Ability to move quickly - assess the situation, aggregate data, make a decision and move
Comfortable working with senior level executives
Experience with ARchitect Analyst Database a plus
Strong influencing skills
Calm under pressure
Digital/social media presence a plus
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