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Business Communications Director - Digital

  • GE Global Growth Organization
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/10/2016 8:21:58 PM
  • 2797167
  • Job Function: Communications
  • Business Segment: Global Growth Organization Greater China
Location(s): China ; ShangHai; Shanghai


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
The role will own all Business, Culture and Organization communications for the Digital business in the region, including the Digital Foundry in Shanghai, driving an integrated business communication strategy fully aligned with the regional communications team in China and the global Digital team based in the US. This role will own, develop and execute communications plans that support the strategic and operating goals of the business in the region with both internal and external stakeholders.

Essential Responsibilities:
-Build and implement a business communications plan aligned with overall GE Digital and GGO China communication strategy to support Digital business growth in China.
-Lead all culture/internal communication to management, employees and other internal stakeholders to help achieve business objectives. Take charge of developing and localizing messaging and content for internal communication of the business; Prepare, edit, publish and distribute compelling, relevant communications on a timely, cost effective basis.
-Prepare, integrate and implement communication plans for key global business initiatives across the region ensuring they are locally relevant and effective.
-Partner at a strategic and tactical level with GGO China Communications team & business Marketing for external business communication – including messaging, story-mining, media relations, executive communications and marcom activities.
-Work with the GE Digital and GGO China media team to ensure aligned messages and positioning internally & externally. Leverage resources in GE Digital and GGO China to maximize communication outcomes for GE Digital business in China. Own the business messages/stories and align with the regional calendar and plan.
-Support GE press and investor relations team in relevant communications to media, shareholders and stock exchanges as per statutory guidelines. Includes press relations, media releases, investor event, etc.

Qualifications/Requirements:
 Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
 Minimum 10 years of experience in communications
 Minimum 2 years of experience in a leadership role
 Good command of both Mandarin Chinese and English

Desired Characteristics:
Degree in Communications/MBA
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of organization
Strong leadership / influence and ability to work effectively in matrix organization
Customer centric mindset
Someone from the technology/Internet industry
Ability to work in matrix organization with multiple stakeholders
Stand-alone role so ability to be both strategic and hands-on as well as knowing how to leverage the shared resources is required
Experience operating in a global organization
A good team player

Locations: China ; ShangHai; Shanghai

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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