Manager, Internal Communications
Company: Newell Brands Inc
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Position: Manager, Internal Communications
Location: Atlanta, GA
Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of trusted and well-known brands, including Rubbermaid, Sharpie, Graco, Coleman, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Yankee Candle, Paper Mate, FoodSaver, Dymo, EXPO, Elmer's, Oster, NUK, Spontex and Campingaz.
Newell Brands seeks an experienced, enthusiastic and strategic communications professional with outstanding writing skills and a strong work ethic to join the Corporate Communications team as a Manager responsible for Internal Communications. This is a fantastic opportunity on an award-winning team for someone who is passionate about developing and executing best-in-class internal communications and contributing to high-visibility efforts.
As an individual contributor, the Internal Communications manager will provide communications support to our senior leadership, including at times our President & CEO and CFO, and many of our enterprise teams, including Sales, Supply Chain, eCommerce/Digital, Finance, and Information Technology. The Internal Communications manager will work closely with these stakeholders and other members of the Corporate Communications team to develop and execute strategic plans, campaigns and communications for organizational changes, leadership changes, restructuring, transformation initiatives, internal news and announcements, corporate programs and initiatives that support the company's priorities and business strategy. The Internal Communications manager must have excellent business writing skills to succeed in this position.
---Build strong, trusted partnerships with stakeholders.
---Develop a deep understanding of our business and anticipate communications' needs.
---Develop clear, thoughtful and strategic corporate communications and campaigns.
---Write, edit and deploy impactful content including, but not limited to, internal emails and announcements, talking points, presentations, executive messages and other internal communications that inform, educate and inspire employees.
---Develop and lead internal communications initiatives in support of our communications priorities.
---Appropriately convey the voice of executive leaders in leadership communications.
---Partner with Corporate Communications colleagues to ensure harmonization of messaging and standards and consistency in messaging across internal and external communications initiatives.
---Collaborate with other members of the Corporate Communications team and support where needed.
---Bachelor's degree at a 4-year college or university, ideally in journalism, English, communications or public relations.
---Eight to ten years of professional experience in a fast-paced corporate or agency environment, focused on corporate/internal communications and/or transformation/change management and/or executive communications.
---Outstanding business writing, editing and proofreading skills.
---Ability to distill complex business concepts, issues and initiatives into clear, concise messages and to write leadership communications in our executives' voices.
---Strategic thinker, capable of asking the right questions to ensure communications projects meet objectives.
---Proactive and solution-oriented.
---Excellent professional judgment, integrity and accountability.
---Ability to navigate complicated, sensitive situations with professionalism and ease.
---Ability to present to executives and stakeholders with confidence.
---Commitment to continuous improvement and executional excellence.
---Experience with navigating change and adjusting accordingly.
---Highly collaborative; willing to pitch in and help where needed.
---Sense of humor and ability to roll with the punches.
---Willing and able to travel as necessary (approx. 5-20% travel in post-pandemic circumstances).
---A writing test is required.
At Newell, we value flexibility and teamwork. To ensure team members can experience our culture, connect with others in person, learn from their colleagues, engage in networking opportunities and social events, and collaborate most effectively, employees are expected to be in the office three days a week. To support our employees' desire for flexibility, they can opt to work from home two days a week with manager approval based on business needs.
Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Rubbermaid, FoodSaver, Calphalon, Sistema, Sharpie, Paper Mate, Dymo, EXPO, Elmer's, Yankee Candle, Graco, NUK, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Spontex, Coleman, Campingaz, Oster, Sunbeam and Mr. Coffee. Newell Brands' beloved, planet friendly brands enhance and brighten consumers lives at home and outside by creating moments of joy, building confidence and providing peace of mind. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.
Position: Manager, Internal Communications
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