Director Employee Communications

23 Aug, 2023


Director Employee Communications

Malta, NY

About GlobalFoundries:

GlobalFoundries is a leading full-service semiconductor foundry providing a unique combination of design, development, and fabrication services to some of the world’s most inspired technology companies. With a global manufacturing footprint spanning three continents, GlobalFoundries makes possible the technologies and systems that transform industries and give customers the power to shape their markets. For more information, visit


Summary of Role:

Do you have experience with executive communications, strategic communications and leading and directing internal communications with an employee-centric approach? The Corporate and Employee Communications Director will be responsible for developing,  leading and implementing an internal communications strategy for GlobalFoundries. Bring your energy and expertise to GF and help engage and inform our employees around the globe.

The successful candidate will be part of the global communications team responsible for designing, implementing, and overseeing strategies and campaigns to improve communications and engagement with employees. They will work closely with senior leadership, HR professionals, and department managers to create and implement effective communications and engagement programs that drive employee satisfaction, retention, productivity and foster a positive work environment.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and carry out a communications strategy that drives alignment with the overall company strategy and priorities and focuses on engaging employees across GlobalFoundries.
  • Provide strategic internal communications counsel and support to the Executive leadership within the company.
  • Develop and execute communication and engagement strategies that align with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Work closely with senior leadership to ensure consistent and effective messaging to employees.
  • Collaborate with HR professionals and department managers to identify communication and engagement gaps and develop action plans.
  • Develop and implement employee communication programs, leveraging digital channels, town hall meetings, and creating new channels to better reach employees.
  • Analyze and interpret data related to employee communication and engagement to inform decision-making.
  • Implement regular feedback mechanisms to monitor employee satisfaction and engagement levels.
  • Develop and oversee training and development programs to enhance employee communication and engagement skills.
  • Oversee and execute Philanthropic initiatives
  • Lead a global team including direct reports and dotted line team members.


Other Responsibilities:

  • Perform all activities in a safe and responsible manner and support all Environmental, Health, Safety & Security requirements and programs.


Required qualifications:

  • Education – Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, human resources, or related field.
  • 10 or more years of diverse communications experience preferably within corporate or public relations agency environments with Internal Communications or Employee Engagement experience
  • Strong internal communications experience is critical with proven track record of implementing initiatives that engage employees.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills with quick learning capabilities.
  • Ability to be a flexible teammate, act quickly and meet deadlines with the highest ethical and business standards.
  • Proven ability to be innovative and creative, and knowledgeable about new communications trends.
  • Proven track record in providing strategic, persuasive and appropriate communications counsel to senior leaders.
  • Proven success managing multiple, competing initiatives
  • Ability to manage issues and remain calm under pressure.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, with ability to grasp and focus on the big picture


Travel Requirements – Ability to travel to Globalfoundries manufacturing facilities in New York and Vermont up to four times per year. Ability to travel to global fabs as needed – minimum of once per year.


Expected Salary Range

$131,600.00 – $276,000.00


The exact Salary will be determined based on qualifications, experience and location.


If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.


An offer with GlobalFoundries is conditioned upon the successful completion of pre-employment conditions, as applicable, and subject to applicable laws and regulations.


GlobalFoundries is fully committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and believes that cultural diversity within the company enhances its business potential. GlobalFoundries goal of excellence in business necessitates the attraction and retention of highly qualified people. Artificial barriers and stereotypic biases detract from this objective and may be illegally discriminatory.


All policies and processes which pertain to employees including recruitment, selection, training, utilization, promotion, compensation, benefits, extracurricular programs, and termination are created and implemented without regard to age, ethnicity, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic or category specified by local, state or federal law

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Job posted: 2023-08-23