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Marketing Communications Specialist

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Date: Jan 12, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831 Wilmington, NC, US, 28405 Hickory, NC, US, 28601 Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51497


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.


Purpose of Position:

  • Develop and implement internal and external marketing and communications programs in support of the Optical Fiber and Cable (OFC) sector.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement global marketing plans for select product lines in support of the business’ strategy and objectives.
  • Lead business internal communication tactics and material creation.
  • Coordinate regional marketing plans for key regions (tradeshows, media relations, content creation).
  • Generate content for web applications, social media, events, presentations, employee communications, and other internal and external channels.
  • Coordinate with business, corporate, marketing, and communications teams to ensure content and programs are tied into business and corporate priorities and follow brand and style guidelines.
  • Write, develop, and facilitate approval of key business written materials.
  • Monitor and maintain select internal processes and platforms.
  • Coordinate a full range of communication tactics to maintain awareness of the Corning Optical Fiber and Cable value among internal and external audiences.


Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing, or other related field
  • 2-7 year experience in marketing or communications role
  • Writing experience, samples


Core Competencies:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong skills in managing projects, setting priorities, and staying organized to keep on top of multiple projects and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Collaborative work style and organizational savvy
  • Sound decision-making skills and composure under pressure
  • Technical aptitude applied to product understanding
  • Ability to distill complex information into clear, actionable communication.
  • Clear understanding of how to reach different stakeholder audiences through targeted messaging and effective use of communications tools.
  • Self-motivated



  • Upto 15% travel; domestic and international (possible)


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.




We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Corning