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Director, CEO Communications

Company: HP Development Company, L.P. MX
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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Head of CEO Communications

The Head of CEO Communications will lead all aspects of communications pertaining to the Office of the Chief Executive Officer including employee communications, stakeholder engagement, media relations, and social media. This is a terrific role for an experienced leader and strong writer who enjoys partnering directly with a senior executive to create a platform that achieves strategic objectives.

This senior communications leadership role will be a trusted partner to the Office of the CEO and be responsible for developing the CEOs communications strategy and content. The leader will combine a deep understanding of current events and HP business priorities with disciplined execution and meticulous attention to detail to drive measurable results.

This role reports to the Global Head of Corporate Communications. In addition to HPs CEO communications team and serving on the Corporate Affairs extended leadership team, the Head of CEO Communications will partner closely with the companys CEO and other HP executive leaders on a daily basis.


Developing and executing CEO communications strategy and plan.

Overseeing content for all CEO employee communications, including town hall meetings, written content, and other channels used for engaging with HPs 50,000 employees.

Writing speeches and talking points for external events and public engagements.

Drafting concise yet thorough briefing materials used to prepare the CEO for engagements.

Driving proactive external engagement with key opinion leaders that expand the CEOs network and support broader HP business objectives.

Partnering closely with head of corporate media relations to drive a sustained CEO media program.

Elevating CEOs voice on specific topics aligned with HP strategy, including innovation, sustainability, diversity, and digital equity through mix of speaking engagements and published written pieces.

Overseeing CEO social media strategy, with focus on leveraging platforms to drive engagement across priority audiences and topics.

Partnering closely with HP Commercial Organization on all partner and customer engagements requiring corporate communications support.

Building and maintaining relationships with other members of the HP leadership team to inform CEO communications strategy and content.

Implementing processes that drive long-term planning, high-quality content gathering, and rigorous execution across all aspects of CEO communications.

Manage external agency supporting strategic CEO communications and content.


At least 12-15 years of communications leadership experience.

Significant executive communications experience. Political experience a plus, but not required.

A great writer, with experience spanning speech writing, messaging and talking points.

Strong executive presence that inspires trust and confidence.

Strategic thinker with a strong grasp on global issues, current events and business trends.

Sound judgement, with the ability to balance short- and long-term priorities in a disciplined manner.

A good understanding of the public policy landscape and implications for global companies.

Experience managing an executives social media presence.

Thrives in a fast-paced environment and calmly adapts to change when needed.

A strong external network that can be leveraged to support strategic objectives.

Experience effectively managing relationships with external agency partners to maximize impact.

Hi, I'm Paula and I'm a Software Engineer at HP. During these two last ye

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