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Lead Communications Specialist Hyderabad, India or Remote

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Lead Communications Specialist Description

Job #: 57493
EPAM is committed to providing our global team of 36,700+ EPAMers with inspiring careers from day one. EPAMers lead with passion and honesty and think creatively. Our people are the source of our success and we value collaboration, try to always understand our customers’ business, and strive for the highest standards of excellence. In today’s new market conditions, we continue to support operations for hundreds of clients around the world remotely, with the vast majority of our teams working from home. No matter where you are located, you’ll join a dedicated, diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

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The Lead Communications Specialist will drive India wide internal communication & engagement activities. From strategic and tactical execution of communication initiatives with a focus on building engineering communities, to driving employee advocacy - the specialist will partner closely with EPAM India engineers. The role will also involve growing and building a tribe of brand champions who will drive the EVP message both internally and outside of EPAM.

Responsibilities

  • Drive EPAM India’s brand engagement through a dedicated engineers’ networking community
  • Strategize, plan, and execute campaigns that drive participation in networking communities and promote EPAM’s brand influence, both within EPAM and outside
  • Develop and engage a team of brand champions / influencers within EPAM India, who will assist us in building a robust brand value in the engineering and IT community
  • Drive, track, and measure content development programs in the form of blogs, whitepapers, podcasts, video learning modules etc
  • Organize and plan events (virtual and physical) to drive higher engagement rates within the communities
  • Launch and execute dedicated social media campaigns that narrate stories from the communities, and further help us to strengthen EPAM’s brand influence
  • Create and manage effective measurement tools to test the success of the campaign launched, and drive improvements
  • Plan and track budgets for community campaigns, with quarterly reporting on the ROI of the initiatives executed
  • Track, update and develop new content for the EPAM India website pages, to keep it current and impactful
  • Assist the team in leading a culture transformation project within EPAM India, and develop campaigns to drive transformation interventions
  • Assist the team in ideation and strategy building for building a robust digital media presence for the brand

Requirements

  • Qualifications / Work Experience:
    • Degree or post graduate degree in journalism, communications, or a relevant field
    • 7 – 9 years’ experience in employer branding, internal communications team, marketing communications, or a relevant role
    • Effective copywriting and editing skills
    • Relevant social media marketing expertise
    • Basic design skills – Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw, or any related designing software
  • Knowledge / Skills:
    • Ability to build a strategic communications plan and implement it in a dynamic environment
    • Unparalleled customer obsession
    • Highly detail-oriented, organized, accurate, efficient
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently, and to juggle and make progress on multiple priorities simultaneously
    • Experience of working with diverse, global stakeholders
    • Team player and fast learner
    • Ability to take the initiative when appropriate and "make things happen"
    • Willing to take on increasing responsibility
    • Sound judgment and flexibility in balancing program requirements, tight deadlines, and keeping people and projects moving on schedule
  • Values and Ethics:
    • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information
    • Treats everyone with respect and generates trust
    • Performs role with highest level of integrity
    • Seeks to exceed expectations, and acts on feedback

We offer

  • Opportunity to work on technical challenges that may impact across geographies
  • Vast opportunities for self-development: online university, knowledge sharing opportunities globally, learning opportunities through external certifications
  • Opportunity to share your ideas on international platforms
  • Sponsored Tech Talks & Hackathons
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Possibility to relocate to any EPAM office for short and long-term projects
  • Focused individual development
  • Benefit package: Health benefits, Retirement benefits, Paid time off, Flexible benefits
  • Forums to explore beyond work passion (CSR, photography, painting, sports, etc.)
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Equal Employment Opportunity

EPAM Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. As a global employer, this commitment includes complying with all laws in the countries in which we operate. Nevertheless, we believe equal employment practices should not be limited to what the law requires. Equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.

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