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Senior Manager, Executive & Internal Communications

San Jose, CA 95110


San Jose, CA 95110

Full job description

Western Digital®

We deliver the possibilities of data.


define what’s possible.

Western Digital is seeking a Senior Manager of Executive Communications with a passion for technology and storytelling to join the global Corporate Marketing & Communications team. This leader will work directly with Western Digital’s senior executives and be responsible for developing, organizing and executing strategic communications programs, including internal communications, and appearances at industry and thought leadership events. This high visibility position plays a critical role in developing a clear, consistent and compelling corporate narrative, and coordinating messages across our executive team.

You are our ideal candidate if you are a highly-motivated communications professional with proven experience in writing, communicating, storytelling, and in working with senior executives. You can take abstract and complicated issues and turn them into simple and powerful narratives. You have the experience and all the skills and tools needed to be a trusted advisor, creative story teller, visual designer of presentations, and exercise high judgment, particularly in narrow time-frames. This position offers an incredible opportunity to create highly impactful communications for the executives of Western Digital, the world’s leading storage solutions provider who is all about delivering the possibilities of data.

We are an awesome team of people and looking for someone who loves to do great work, be valued for their contributions, make a difference, and have fun!



Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Marketing or related specialty as this role reports up through Corporate Marketing & Communications

At least 10+ years’ experience in executive communications functions

Uncompromising commitment to quality and detail

Demonstrable writing and communications skills (please provide samples as needed)

Superb project management and organizing skills – the ability to develop, execute and deliver communication plans, elements and deliverables while meeting aggressive deadlines

Have an outstanding ability to distill complex messaging into simple, crisp and clear messaging

The position will be required to work on projects under non-disclosure, and must adhere to confidentiality standards.

Preferred Qualifications

A bias for action for developing awesome communications assets (presentations, videos, scripts)

Ability to easily transition from high level strategic thinking to creative and detailed execution

Demonstrated ability to work independently and autonomously

Communications or journalism experience in storage, Internet, and/or technology industries is highly preferred

Comfortable dealing with ambiguity

Possess a strategic approach to solving problems and communicating


Western Digital Corporation is the world’s largest data storage company with a leading portfolio of HGST, SanDisk, G-Technology and WD brands covering flash and disk-based solutions. Deployed by the largest and most prominent organizations worldwide, Western Digital solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling great value from the data they possess.

Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.

Western Digital

does not unlawfully discriminate and

complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law poster:

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Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations

Primary Location

US-CA-San Jose