United Technologies Corporation Director, Digital Communications in Farmington, Connecticut

Job ID: 54706BR

City: Farmington

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Communications: Public Relations

Job Type:

Description:

Reporting into the Head of Innovation Communications, the Director will champion communications campaigns, marketing and external communications initiatives, and branding activities aligned to UTC’s Digital agenda and overarching business and growth strategy. The Director comes equipped with experience developing strategy, and driving broad communications campaigns, digital initiatives, and marketing services within a fast-paced, competitive, emerging environment.

  • Under the leadership of the Head of Innovation Communications, the Director will develop and implement external, internal and viral communications and marketing awareness across multiple channels to dynamically communicate UTC’s digital vision, objectives, outcomes and its overall story laddering up to a broader company-wide initiative.

  • This strategic professional will help amplify UTC’s performance story and foster leadership presence and reputation by leveraging the accomplishments and advancements of UTC’s Digital Accelerator.

  • Along with the Head of Innovation and Research PR & Communications counterpart, the Director identifies strategic synergies on matters central to UTC’s innovation story.

  • Provides insight, consultation and focus on marketing message/communications strategy and plan to achieve business goals, creating strategic linkages, alliances and integration across all business units in UTC, while ensuring effective alignment and coordination

  • Fosters education and empowerment amongst UTC employees to support and engage in innovation storytelling.

  • Continually monitors industry and competitor trends in the innovation and digital ecosystems.

  • Aids in creating and establishing key relationships with the top digital and technology media outlets.

  • Investigates and develops compelling content for multiple communication channels, including print and digital publications, news media relations, marketing promotions, website, social media platforms and digital assets.

  • Oversight for identifying and managing key conferences and event activation geared toward Digital innovation.

  • Protects the company’s reputation through timely and thoughtful responses to complex issues and crises related to digital, cyber, IoT, etc.

Qualification:

  • Experienced in corporate and, or digitally native landscape, with a minimum of 10 years related experience.

  • Demonstrated experience driving digital entities for large corporations.

  • Strength in working corporate issues, media relations and financial communications for public companies, through digital channels & social media.

  • Ability to lead through consensus building, executive presence and influence persuasively to strong individuals in leadership positions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Ability to influence within a global, matrixed environment.

  • The ability to manage many competing priorities at once

Education:

  • Bachelor degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Digital Design, Creative/UX, or another technical degree, such as computer science or information systems.

  • Master degree in related field preferred.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

  • Experienced in corporate and, or digitally native landscape, with a minimum of 10 years related experience.

  • Demonstrated experience driving digital entities for large corporations.

  • Strength in working corporate issues, media relations and financial communications for public companies, through digital channels & social media.

  • Ability to lead through consensus building, executive presence and influence persuasively to strong individuals in leadership positions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Ability to influence within a global, matrixed environment.

  • The ability to manage many competing priorities at once

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.