Randstad UR Marketing and Communications Specialist in San Jose, California

UR Marketing and Communications Specialist supporting Cisco

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a strategic communication plan to create interest and awareness of Cisco through candidate communications, career website, campus events, social media, videos, and recruitment collateral.

  • Plan and implement a recruitment marketing and employer branding strategy to attract high-quality applicants. Help define touch points and best communication opportunities in the candidate life-cycle.

  • Communicate and showcase Cisco’s employee value proposition, culture, mission, and work environment to prospective candidates and employees.

  • Plan and manage recruitment media campaigns and newsletters

  • Data Analytics ROI - track, measure and report on results

  • Design internal campaigns to drive employee referrals/ employee engagement.

  • Oversee UR career page and suggest improvements andmanage the content calendar, produce and coordinate content for careers website

  • Create engaging content to share across multiple channels (Campus Event, Cisco Events, social media, email, etc.) including blog features, photos, videos, print collateral, event properties and communication templates

  • Generate monthly updates for global business leadership, Talent Acquisition and HR regarding upcoming recruitment initiatives

  • Work closely with global University Recruiting leads to develop creative ways for addressing recruitment challenges and suggest new ideas for improving candidate experience and engagement.


  • 3+ years of marketing and communications experience

  • Prefer previous staffing and recruiting experience in University recruitment

  • Previous and proven experience working with cross functional teams

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint

  • Preferred Location: San Jose, CA; Secondary Location: RTP, NC

Desired Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Flexibility to adapt to a dynamic and fast paced matrix structured organization

  • Takes ownership of objectives to achieve results; course correct as needed

  • Willing to be hands on, is results oriented, has program management capabilities, and has the ability to tell Cisco story internally and externally

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize on a constant basis and see projects through to completion

  • Demonstrates a desire to play a critical and integral role in the shaping change

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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