General Electric Commercial & Channel Communications Specialist in Houston, Texas

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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.

Role Summary:

The Commercial & Channel Communications Specialist will lead in the development of a proactive channel communication program aimed at driving commercial intensity, increasing sales and expanding the BHGE channel portfolio.

Reporting to the Global Commercial Communications Manager, the Commercial & Channel Communications Specialist will also support communications programs and activities designed to enable sales.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Commercial & Channel Communications Specialist, you will:

  • Build and manage a proactive channel communications program aimed at driving commercial intensity, increasing sales and expanding the BHGE channel portfolio

  • Advise BHGE leaders and external channel partners on contemporary communications techniques to drive commercial activity

  • Develop and roll out channel communications best practices, processes and standard content for use by the broader communications team with BHGE channel managers and external partners

  • Create direct-to-channel communications to generate awareness of key BHGE initiatives

  • Partner with business communicators to develop and manage content on channel partner enablement platforms: Channel Connect and Partner Plus

  • Support execution of communications plans and activities tied to BHGE commercial priorities

  • Measures ROI for all activities to ensure that resources are being used efficiently and productively Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or Marketing from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum 5 years in communications and/or marketing in an international environment Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience using innovative customer outreach and communications tools and techniques

  • Experience in sales / commercial experience is a plus

  • Demonstrated project management experience, with the capability to self-direct and execute

  • Proven ability to effectively interact and influence in line with objectives at all levels of an organization

  • Adept at managing the expectations of multiple stakeholders in a business

  • Copes well working on multiple tasks, sometimes with conflicting deadlines and under pressure

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Good attention to detail and accuracy

  • A confident, proactive self-starter

  • Approaches communication plans with a creative and analytical mind

  • Understanding of measurement and evaluation Locations: United States; Texas; HoustonGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.