The Managing Editor is the strategic lead for a new Ogilvy employee platform named CONNECT, a collaborative technology driven by FUSE Universal. CONNECT is an internal sharing and collaboration platform that centrally houses Ogilvy knowledge, learning, and company information. Here, employees can ask questions, share files, find experts, share industry news and updates, and "connect" with people within Ogilvy’s vast creative network.
The Worldwide Managing Editor of CONNECT will be responsible for all content standards, enterprise content creation and curation, as well as governance of global content on the platform. She/he will lead a global team of CONNECT Community Leads from different parts of the organization and guide and direct their work on an ongoing basis. She/he will also work with the global Head of Talent and other Ogilvy leaders to continuously improve the employee experience as it pertains to engagement with CONNECT. She/he will collaborate with the technical support team to ensure performance of the platform itself. Lastly, she/he will responsible for setting, monitoring and managing the KPIs for CONNECT.
The role requires gravitas and the ability to interface with Ogilvy’s most senior executive leaders. It will report into Ogilvy’s Worldwide Chief Talent Officer.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
How will success be measured within this role?
Bachelor’s degree in communications or other related field with relevant experience in corporate communications or digital publishing
Prior experience or familiarity with HR communications is preferred, particularly with employee engagement/culture
Capable of visual storytelling and message simplification; Proven ability to take complex ideas and explain them to various levels of the organization.
Must be able to work cross-functionally and maneuver in fast-paced, consistently changing environment.
Understanding of the complexity, interactions, and dynamics of operating within an internationally matrixed environment.
Experience working with senior management a must. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to provide strategic counsel and also deliver high quality internal and executive communications.
Requires strong project management skills; effectively handles pressures and demands from multiple customers and competing priorities.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills (quality, consistency, and accuracy), confidentiality and diplomacy are required at all times.
Able to work independently, organize and accurately prioritize work, and understand when urgency is required
Experienced in utilizing social media and understanding the trends and best practices
Must demonstrate Ogilvy’s core values