IBM External Relations Professional - VC in MEXICO CITY, Mexico
External Relations professionals protect and enhance IBM's brand by proactively creating compelling messaging and differentiated positioning. Influencing media and IT analysts drives positive impact with clients, business partners, industry bodies, governments, influencers, and alumni. Media Relations professionals portray IBM effectively with media and key influencers, and collaborate with other IBM organizations to articulate and effectively communicate IBM's value proposition. They also develop communications plans and strategies, collaborate on messaging architecture that helps the company's mission, and help arm the sales and business partner organizations with messages and success stories that promote IBM's leadership. IT Analyst Relations professionals drive business results via analysts by managing effective relationships, collaborating across IBM to develop unified influencer plans to increase the understanding of IBM strategies and offerings in the market, conditioning the market using the analysts well in advance of key announcements and driving market leadership/differentiation overall. They also help to positively shape analysts' opinions, their market perspective and most importantly their interactions with clients about IBM. (This job role covers the responsibilities of the combined Brand System and Workforce Enablement role introduced in 2012.)The employee guides functional objectives or technologies.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Professional knowledge related to incumbent's function/business unit and its processes.
Advise other professionals. Effectively utilize group dynamics. Negotiate to define approaches and goals.
Recognize complex problems related to functional objectives. Analyze situations and implement solutions, or develop new system elements, procedures or processes. Creativity and judgment applied to developmental work on different projects within the business environment.
Provides ongoing technical /operational guidance to lead professional work teams, conducts special projects, or manages department(s) (national or international). Understand department/ functional mission and vision. Defines and decides objectives within specified business concept or project and may have responsibility for tools and assigned resources. Utilizes expertise to directly influence people outside department or function. Sometimes no precedent exists.
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.