Executive Communications Manager for CEO

Date:  Nov 25, 2022
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  48804

Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~14,000 employees create world-class solutions in wireless communications, 5G, automotive, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries. Our technical solutions – and our methods for creating them – help connect and secure the world. Learn more about what we do and how we do it.


Our powerful culture has led to us being independently recognized on Fortune 100’s Best Companies List and we are “Great Place to Work” Certified.  We’re driven, collaborative, ethical, and curious, and we value all ideas, especially bold ones. And our culture extends far beyond our own walls. Our corporate social responsibility efforts support our communities, nurture the next generation of engineers, and promote environmental sustainability. 


At Keysight, Inclusion & Diversity is an integral part of our core values.  We believe that when people feel a sense of belonging, they can be more creative, innovative, and thrive at all points in their careers. We believe everyone should be respected in the workplace and in their communities regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any protected class.  We continuously challenge ourselves to grow in our understanding of inclusion by engaging in a wide variety of diversity programs, initiatives, employee network groups and mentoring/development. This is Keysight – People and Culture - YouTube

Job Description


Keysight has an exciting opportunity for an executive communications manager. This role will be part of the Keysight Global Marketing organization, which creates awareness and generates demand for the Keysight brand and the company’s extensive portfolio of solutions, products, and services. Departments include Brand, Corporate Communications, Field Marketing, and Solution, Industry, and Product Marketing. 


The executive communications manager will support Keysight’s chief executive officer with a range of internal and external communications to investors, board of directors, customers, and employees.  It develops written and visual communications to align and engage audiences to the business unit’s mission, strategy, and values. It is responsible to ensure stakeholders understand the organization’s direction, goals, and initiatives to achieve business goals. This involves writing, editing, designing, and producing employee messages, internal webcasts, keynotes, other external presentations, thought leadership content, strategic plan reviews, speeches, and videos as well as being a communications coach to the executive. 


Core responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•    Develop and execute a communication strategy, including both internal and external communications in alignment with the company’s messaging to ensure stakeholders understand the organization’s direction, goals, and initiatives to achieve business goals.
•    Serve as a strategic communications advisor to ensure communications optimally advance their business strategies.
•    Craft engaging written and presented content to convey information most effectively to the intended audience, including aligning and engaging audiences to the organizations’s mission, strategy, and values.
•    Plan, create, and track thought leadership presence for executives.
•    Partner with subject matter experts and technologists to create compelling stories to amplify across channels.
•    Produce and manage communications from supported organizations to the rest of the company, including articles for the company’s intranet.
•    Collaborate with the corporate communications team on joint projects and best practice sharing. 
•    Support the creation of board presentations and materials, as well as strategic plan reviews.
•    Advise individuals in supported organizations on how to communicate and through which channels.


Job Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus 5-10+ years of communications or equivalent experience, preferably in a high-tech field
•    Excellent visual and written storytelling skills with the ability to synthesize complex information into clear, compelling visual and written language
•    Strong attention to detail
•    Ability to work under deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously
•    Outstanding PowerPoint skills with Photoshop experience desired
•    Self-starter with a strong work ethic who takes initiative and can work independently
•    Good organizational, interpersonal, and project management skills
•    Leadership / influencing skills across levels



Preferred location is Santa Rosa, CA. 



Job Function




Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

< 25%

Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa

Job ID : 48804 


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Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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