September 16, 2016

Sr. Manager, Marketing Communications Planning & Content

Momentive Performance Materials USA LLC - Huntersville, NC

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Job Description

Based in Waterford, New York, Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is a global leader in silicones, quartz and advanced materials, with a 70-year heritage of innovation and being first to market with performance applications that improve everyday life. Our solutions are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living and we work closely with some of the biggest brands in B2B and consumer worlds, covering a broad range of markets - from aerospace and automotive, to building and construction, personal care, and electronics.

Momentive materials are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living. At Momentive, we believe that leadership begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally sound operations. When you work for Momentive, you are partnering with a company that is not only focused on delivering value but on doing it in a safe, ethical and environmentally responsible manner.

Company Distinction
This exciting opportunity is part of Momentive Performance Materials Inc.

Position Overview
This is a senior manager role leading a team of 4 - 6 global marketing communications (MC) professionals in the strategic MC planning process and the content strategy and development process for the ~$3B global company

Job Responsibilities
Lead and closely collaborate with planning & content team members on the development and execution of communications plans and content strategies.
- Working with individual team members, develop communication plans for key segments within the company's 10 global business units and key regions
- Oversee and participate in the execution of the communications plans
--Working with MC team members, develop content strategies for the company and for key business segments, initiatives or regions
--Oversee and participate in the execution of the content strategies including content development
-- Lead team's collaboration with the digital marketing team to leverage digital expertise and input into communication plans and content strategies as well as identification of channels of information distribution
--Ensure deep knowledge of business segments, their growth opportunities, impediments to growth, competitive landscape, and opportunities to leverage communications activities to drive growth; work with global team members to understand the regional nuances affecting those issues
--Manage the team's execution of ready-to-serve projects including literature, tradeshow support and brand compliance
-- Identify and develop initiatives to drive efficiency and consistentcy of communications tools and channels including templates, portals and processes

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum 10 - 15 years marketing communications experience required
Strong communications strategist / planner with an ability to understand a business landscape and create programs to drive growth accordingly
Skilled in content development; superlative writing skills
Broad experience in communications strategies and tactics in both traditional and digital channels
Experience managing junior and mid-level professionals both locally and globally; experience managing across regions, cultures and time zones; ability to be coach/player
Strong inter-personal, influence and presentation skills
Ability to work independently in a highly matrixed environment
Self-starter with a pro-active approach
Team Player and collaborator across functions and regions
Strong project management skills & ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Well-organized and detail-oriented
Ability to work with executives at all levels, strong executive presence, presentation skills, communication skills and persuasion skills

Preferred Qualifications
Experienced in B2B and B2C marketing
Experience in chemical, industrial, technical industries preferred
Experience working at a global company, interfacing with stakeholders globally
Agency experience a plus

Education Requirements
BA/BS in Journalism, Communications or Marketing


We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law.

In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.

Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role 18 months.

Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.

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