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Our client is hiring a Communications Manager for their team in Beaverton, Oregon. As Communications Manager, you are an important member of the Global Operations Team (GOT). In this role, you will manage the communication strategy and execution for our workplace of the future across Americas. This role will create strategic communications plans and drive communications delivery focused on experiences and moments that matter to inspire and engage employees as part of our workplace evolution. As needed, the role will also support implementation of global GOT initiatives and recognition programs in the geo.
Communications Manager Responsibilities
Develop highly innovative and targeted communications strategies, messages and experiences for workplace strategies, programs and projects in Americas to engage employees and external audiences where appropriate.
Know how to develop and deliver engaging content and deliver messages through video, infographics, and written content with the ability to test and learn from other mediums with the goal to connect with and engage employees.
Deliver high-impact, relevant and measurable communication deliverables, using a variety of channels.
Build credible relationships with business stakeholders across functions, geo and territories.
Partner with communications teams in the geo, territories and global to ensure smooth activation and adoption.
Create plans, track timelines and manage a project-based budget. Manage internal and external approval processes.
Communications Manager Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Journalism, PR, English, Communications or related discipline.
5+ years professional experience in a high-profile corporate communications role, supporting globally branded organizations preferred.
Excellent communications planning, writing and editing skills combined with speed, flexibility, and attention to detail.
Ability to develop communications that engage across multiple platforms (i.e. intranet, video, digital newsletters, script writing, presentations etc.).
Proven ability to communicate plans and work collaboratively across a complex matrix on a corporate, geo, territory and functional basis.
Demonstrated experience in working effectively at senior-level management and ability to provide guidance and direction to peers.
Ability to Travel, 5 – 10%.
Knowledge of sports culture, footwear or apparel industry.
Experience in both internal and external communications.
Ability to understand challenges or underlying concerns, share ideas, and develop effective responses, or elevate to higher management.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.
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