Senior Executive Communications Manager

Marketing Morrisville, North Carolina



  • Develop and execute strategic communications plans for C-level executives, vice presidents and other senior leaders
  • Collaborate with other communications team members to manage alignment of messaging and deliver integrated communication activities
  • Work with organization stakeholders to understand initiatives and provide input on messaging and positioning
  • Counsel and coach executives on content and storytelling that is compelling, aligned with the brand values and supports company goals and objectives
  • Manage content distribution across multiple channels including the company intranet, internal and external social media platforms and digital signs
  • Take ownership of Quarterly Business Update events and manage all requirements—from agenda planning through post-event survey data analysis
  • Provide C-level support for major trade shows, employee gatherings and the annual customer/distributor conference
  • Measure the effectiveness of communication programs and initiatives and provide recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Partner closely with communications team members within our organization and in our parent company to build relationships and leverage our collective abilities to deliver compelling and consistent messaging
  • Manage vendor relationships as required

Job Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or English
  • Seven to 10 years of relevant experience
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated success as a trusted advisor to senior executives
  • Strong presentation coaching, high-level PowerPoint skills required
  • Event management experience, specific to executive support
  • Experience in executive thought leadership and social media strategy and management
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a timely manner
  • Advanced skills in PowerPoint and SharePoint; Adobe Creative Cloud experience is a plus
  • Remote meeting tool experience (WebEx, GoToMeeting, etc.)
  • Still photography experience is a plus; audio and video editing experience is desired
  • Approximately 10 percent travel required

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.