Strategic Engagement Specialist

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Date: May 15, 2024

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

Company: Ansys

 Requisition #: 14268 


Our Mission: Powering Innovation That Drives Human Advancement  


When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys. 


Innovate With Ansys, Power Your Career.  


Summary / Role Purpose


The Strategic Engagements Specialist will work with the Strategic Engagements team to support the operations and communications of the go-to-market functions, partnering across the teams to support the worldwide priorities. This individual will be responsible for supporting and driving engagements and programs within all market segments, critical to our expansion around the globe. Responsibilities include driving efficiencies around process, planning, collaboration and enablement programs. This individual will also directly support GTM leadership working through communications, presentations and driving administrative alignment with messaging and initiatives coming from the corporate headquarters. 



Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage incoming and outgoing communications through drafting letters, memoranda; reports and presentations on behalf of the sales and GTM leadership team.
  • Plan and organize business meetings and department events, including logistical support as needed.
  • Create and drive engagements with cross-functional departments across segments and regions
  • Support and logistics of strategic planning on a broad basis.
  • Support and execute key strategic initiatives led in other areas of the team; create productive collaboration between global Ansys teams in support of those key initiatives.
  • Create executive communications and presentations.
  • Administrative support including calendar, expense submission, general coordination of activities, etc. as needed as a backfill to the GTM Administration specialist
  • Maintain confidentiality and professionalism in the handling of sensitive and confidential information and documents.



Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Education & Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering, English or other related field with 4+ years of relevant work experience or related field OR 8+ years of relevant experience in a related field
  • 3+ years of administrative (or adjacent) experience
  • 3+ years of experience working strategically with executive teams
  • Excellent communication skills, the ability to collaborate and bring people together, and drive to results are essential.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%


Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Communications degree
  • 1+ year in project management role
  • 1 year of experience in Communications
  • 1 year in sales or sales adjacent role
  • Ability to earn trust through performance and relationship-building
  • Ability to influence employees at all levels of the organization


At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential. We are ONE Ansys. We operate on three key components: the commitments to our stakeholders, the behaviors of how we work together, and the actions of how we deliver results. Together as ONE Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement. 


Our Commitments: 

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper


Our Values: 

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what's next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger


Our Actions: 

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results


We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive. 


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in working with well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high — met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head on. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at a lower cost. 


At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery, and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can, and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy, and ethics. 

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplace globally and in the U.S., Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (Belgium, China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and U.K.). 

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Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. 
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity. 




Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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