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Dell Chief Blogger in Round Rock, Texas

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Chief Blogger on our Social Media team in Round Rock, TX or Hopkinton, MA .

As modern communication channels continue to evolve and expand, the Dell Technologies' corporate blogs play an important role in telling our stories of transformation and progress. To support this growth, the Dell Technologies Social Business Team within Global Communications is looking for an experienced communicator to oversee and enforce our corporate blog strategy. The Chief Blogger will be responsible for the overall strategy, health, and quality of our flagship corporate blogs. This individual will work cross-functionally with other Dell Technologies communicators, marketers, and executives to align blogs with our strategic priorities and important moments.

A highly visible role, the Chief Blogger will report directly to the Senior Director of Social Business and be a part of the Social Business Leadership Team. Working closely with a blog managing editor, she/he will establish and enforce an agreed-upon approach across our corporate blogs - balancing exceptional writing standards with practical processes for internal teams. At times, this individual will also work to align blog narrative across VMWare, Pivotal, Secureworks, RSA, and Virtustream for Pan-Dell Technologies initiatives.

Above all, we’re looking for a passionate leader who is laser-focused on elevating the role our blogs play in our overall communications ecosystem.

The Dell Technologies Social Business Team is a global team of over 25 talented communicators and strategists with responsibility for all social media training, enablement, and publishing across Dell, Dell EMC, and Dell Technologies. If you'd like to join a dynamic team and help Dell Technologies share our remarkable stories through our blogs, we’d like to speak with you!

Responsibilities:

  • Set the blog editorial course for Direct2Dell and Direct2DellEMC

  • Establish and oversee a master blog editorial calendar with inputs from Product Marketing, Social Editorial, Brand, and other GTM teams

  • Work closely with a blog managing editor to source, edit, and publish stories for our corporate blogs

  • Maintain high service-level standards for stakeholder requests while also delivering strategic recommendations early in the marketing and communications planning process

  • Introduce the spirit and intensity of a newsroom-style approach combined with the quality and creativity of an agency approach

  • Interlock regularly with Global Communications and Business Unit senior leadership to review blog performance, evolution, and opportunities

  • Build a strong culture and practice of using blog performance data to inform topics, cadence, and overall editorial approach

  • Working with our Insights and Reporting Team, establish agreed upon blog KPIs, develop self-service dashboards, and integrate blog data into relevant communications and social reports

  • Define, evangelize, and govern writing standards for Blog voice, style, and rich media elements (such as use of photos and videos) in alignment with Brand guidelines

  • Stay apprised of emerging industry and competitive trends for corporate blogs and pilot potential new approaches across our properties

  • Work with priority regional/country communicators and teams to build out local blog capabilities and standards

Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of traditional corporate communications vehicles and processes, including knowledge of social media and other emerging channels

  • Confident presenter with experience communicating with both practitioners and with senior leadership

  • Advanced organizational agility with the ability to engage across all levels of Dell Technologies and with external partners

  • Demonstrated ability to build, manage, and grow a program involving multiple stakeholders

  • Advanced Web applications, social media, and content management skills

  • Knowledge of content publishing systems for scheduling, publishing, measurement, and monitoring; Experience with Wordpress, Typepad, and/or Sprinklr a plus

  • Experience working with stakeholders and agencies for content planning, development, and campaign coordination

  • Demonstrated excellence in communication through multi-channel communications, interactions with stakeholders

  • Highly organized with the ability to coordinate work across multiple ongoing projects

  • Diplomatic when making decisions and communicating to stakeholders

  • Strong grasp of web, social, and general content consumption metrics

  • Bachelor's degree w/ 12+ years of related experience or 8+ years with a Master’s degree; or 5+ years with a PhD; or equivalent experience

Benefits

We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Dell here .

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