Head of Technology Communications
Santa Clara ,
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced leader to join the Global Communications Team at Intel as the Head of Technology Communications. This leader will stitch the seams across our business groups and technology portfolio to ensure we are able to uplevel our voice and strategic campaigns as One Intel. The right leader will have a deep understanding of technology while also knowing how to drive thought leadership with cadence and creativity on a global scale.The leader will be responsible for directing all facets of communications and industry analyst relations targeted at technology audiences, including proactive storytelling, AR/PR campaigns, and priority launch waves, ensuring that all messaging ladders to Intel's most strategic priorities. This role includes a combination of business unit and technology group communications. Groups include Client Computing Group, Data Center and AI, Network and Edge, Software and Advanced Technology Group, Technical Development and Design Engineering Group, and additional critical areas to include Automotive and Ignite.This role reports to the Chief Communications Officer and, in partnership with the rest of the Global Communications leadership team, ensures that we are delivering holistic communications programs that engage and activate corporate, employee and technology audiences. The leader of this function will have exceptional leadership skills, clarity of vision on world-class communications, and an ability to distill what is complex into that which is newsworthy.Responsibilities:Develop and lead Intel's overall technology communications strategy and messaging, aligning with the company's business objectives and innovation milestones.Lead our dynamic industry analyst relations program to ensure depth of understanding in both our strategy and product focus.Serve as the strategy hub for pan-Intel product launches, innovation rollouts and alignment to global events.Liaise with key members of the ELT plus other senior executives to ensure communications efforts are aligned with business priorities and meeting and exceeding agreed upon objectives.Build and maintain strong relationships with key internal stakeholders, including executive leadership, product teams, and engineers, to understand their technology innovations and effectively communicate them to external audiences.Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure consistent messaging and alignment across all communication channels.Serve as a spokesperson where needed for technology-related topics, ensuring accurate and timely information is shared with the media and other external stakeholders.Monitor and analyze industry trends, competitive landscape, and media coverage to identify opportunities and risks, providing strategic guidance to senior leadership.Develop and execute proactive media relations programs, including press releases, media briefings, and thought leadership articles, to generate positive coverage and promote Intel's technology advancements.Manage a team of technology communications professionals, providing mentorship, guidance, and support to drive their professional growth and maximize their impact.Break down silos, ensuring we demonstrate fully integrated comms in everything we do and helping bring others along, in our own Communications group and cross-functionally with various departments with strong communications and influence skills.QualificationsBachelor's degree in communications, business administration, or a related field.High potential, technology enthusiasts with 15+ years of experience creating and implementing successful technology communications strategies within a complex and heavily matrixed corporate environment.Minimum of 10 years of experience in technology communications, preferably in the semiconductor or technology industry.Strong understanding of technology trends, including areas such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, data analytics, and Internet of Things.Proven track record of developing and executing successful technology communication strategies, including media relations, executive communications, and thought leadership programs.Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to distill complex technical information into clear and compelling messages for diverse audiences.Agency experienceStrong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.Tangible historical experience managing and developing high-performing teams, bringing forward an inspiring, yet structured approach to foster a culture of collaboration and innovation.Demonstrable track record of setting strategic direction to accomplish immediate and long-range objectives that address business issues and build trust across all stakeholder groups.Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree in business, communications, or a related field.Inside this Business GroupIntel's Sales and Marketing (SMG) organization works with global customers and partners to solve critical business problems with Intel based technology solutions. SMG works across business units to amplify the customer voice and deliver solutions that accelerate their business. We work across numerous industries, including retail, enterprise and government, cloud services and healthcare as examples. The operations team focuses on forecasting, driving alignment with factory production and delivering efficiency tools and our marketing capability drives demand and localized marketing in locations around the globe. Our sales force navigates a complex partner and customer ecosystem while shaping product roadmaps, driving value for our customers, and collaborating to harness emerging technology trends to deliver comprehensive solutions.Other LocationsUS, OR, Hillsboro; US, AZ, PhoenixPosting StatementAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here. (https://jobs.intel.com/en/benefits)Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, California: $195,317.00-$341,559.00*Salary range dependent on a number of factors including location and experienceWorking ModelThis role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site.
In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.Position of TrustThis role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Recruiter.