Senior Manager II, Global Communications – Corporate Affairs

07 Oct, 2020


Senior Manager II, Global Communications – Corporate Affairs

Bentonville, AR

Position Summary…

What you’ll do…

  • Identifies and implements new and innovative communication ideas by staying current on industry and business best practices and innovation; determining the most effective methods of integration; modifying processes to improve efficiency or quality; influencing internal Communications functions around the world; serving as the company representative during speaking engagements at professional organizations; and participating in marketplace benchmarking studies.
  • Develops strategic communication plans by meeting with senior company officers or participating in cross-functional teams to determine global communication strategy; counseling leaders on the most effective communication methods; balancing changing and competing priorities while guiding strategic thinking of the team as they develop plans; drafting, designing, reviewing, and editing communications; advising on the creation of communication elements related to a global plan; managing distribution of communications according to plan; and ensuring company initiatives achieve intended outcomes.
  • Evaluates and ensures the effectiveness of global communication plans and projects by establishing metrics and measures of success; monitoring and reviewing metrics; benchmarking internally and externally; researching conflicting current, past, or future messaging and approaches to identify potential risks; and identifying improvement opportunities.
  • Consults with organizations on global communications by developing high-level communication plans to achieve strategic goals; prioritizing and executing work streams within global strategies; supporting the integration and prioritization of timelines, tasks, analysis, and team assignments; and ensuring strategic initiatives achieve financial goals.
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.
  • Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.

Minimum Qualifications…

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, or related field and 4 years’ experience in corporate communications, public relations, or relevant area OR 6 years’ experience in corporate communications, public relations, or relevant area. 1 year’s supervisory experience or experience leading cross-functional teams.

Preferred Qualifications…

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Supervising Associates

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Job posted: 2020-10-07