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SAP SuccessFactors - Executive Communications Manager Engineering Job

Company name

Palo Alto, CA, United States

Employment Type

It, Engineering, Manager, Sap, Marketing, Pr

Posted on
Aug 22,2019

Valid Through
Dec 05,2019


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

We are looking for an Executive Communications Manager to join our global SAP SuccessFactors team of creative, hard-working marketing and communications professionals. We want you to help our product and engineering leaders craft clear, simple, and compelling stories about our solutions and technologies across a number of different platforms to engage and inspire internal and external audiences. In addition to developing a thought leadership platform for our product and engineering leaders, you will also be responsible for developing an internal strategy for engaging our global technical teams and informing our sales and marketing colleagues about product news. This position will report to the Head of Global Communications but partner closely with our Internal communications and PR leads as well as the Head of Product, CTO and other technical leaders.


Serve as a communications advisor to senior product and engineering leadership to advise on the most effective and engaging strategies and tools to tell our product vision; Develop a deep understanding of the executive’s style, voice, and preferences.

Advise, write, and/or edit internal communications on behalf of leadership focused on company goals, strategy, and organizational changes.

Produce and coordinate communications materials, including video scripts, social media copy, keynote presentations, blogs and other thought leadership content for both internal and external audiences.

Collaborate with a variety of stakeholders, to include sales, marketing, PR/AR and HR to tell business and product stories that are compelling for all audiences; ensure executives have a strong external presence with press, analysts and social media

Become an expert on recent market trends, news and social media coverage, and industry research to proactively provide recommendations for forward-thinking content development


5 years of communications experience

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, computer science, or related field

Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal

The ability to grasp and translate complex technical features into clear and compelling benefits for consumers globally is key for this role .

Demonstrated experience supporting senior executives in the development of external and internal communication materials, including speech writing

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook)

Additional Qualifications

Strong understanding of enterprise software and sales in a communications practice

Thrives in highly fluid situations and fast-paced environments

Must be a self-starter, motivated individual who works well under pressure

Strong collaboration and project management skills

Able to simplify messaging and influence teams and stakeholders at all levels

Critical and strategic thinker and creative problem solver

Video editing experience a plus

PR agency experience a plus


Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.

A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.


To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. (Americas:


, APJ:


). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Additional Locations:

Nearest Major Market:

San Jose

Nearest Secondary Market:

Palo Alto

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