DXC Technology Corporate Communications, Any US Location OR in McLean, Virginia

Job Description:

Join DXC Technology the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. DXC Technology serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries. The company’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner network combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally. For more information, visit http://dxc.technology at http://www.dxc.technology/ .

Role Overview:

This is a high profile, hands-on role within the DXC Technology Marketing and Communications organization, working directly as part of the Global Corporate Communications team to support DXC’s business areas and vertical industries such as Insurance, Travel and Transportation, and Health and Life Sciences.

  • Define, manage and execute communications/public relations strategies and programs to reach DXC target audiences with key messages.

  • Create compelling communications strategies, messages and stories that will resonate with press, influencers and customers aligned to measurable results.

  • Coordinate and draft communications for issues management from a holistic perspective (clients, employees, external influencers).

  • Improve the focus, quality and frequency of media coverage.

  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholders to develop media strategies, content and tactics to maximize media impact in support of the DXC’s strategic business objectives.

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly and concisely write high quality media-relations materials, including news releases, media Q&A’s, media pitch letters, and bylined articles.

  • Simplify complex concepts into compelling stories and pitches that reflect the differentiated capabilities and client business value delivered by DXC.

  • Establish and grow media relationships with business, IT services and technology reporters/influencers.

  • Serve as a subject-matter expert in media relations to coach and counsel designated spokespersons on effective interactions with the media. Partner with key internal stakeholders to prepare spokesperson(s) with Q&A’s, facts or supporting materials to use when delivering external messages.

  • Plan, coordinate and support communication events where appropriate

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, communications or related field preferred.

  • Typically 7+ years of experience in media relations/corporate communications (corporate or agency experience preferred)

  • Superior written and verbal communications skills; as well as experience working with industry writing style such as grammar, sentence form, and structure.

  • Social media (blogs, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+) familiarity and skills required.

  • Experience working with the computer industry/technology services.

Other Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ease at influencing and executing in a matrix organization at all levels.

  • Attention to detail, high-energy and ability to be successful in a dynamic working environment.

  • Proactive, self-motivated, deadline-oriented individual with the ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities while producing high-quality results.

  • Proven experience leading and collaborating with virtual teams toward common goal.

  • Creativity, accountability, discipline and integrity.

  • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills.

  • Willingness to travel.

DXC Technology is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities