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Internal Communications Manager

Chicago, IL 60611
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SmithBucklin, a 100 percent employee-owned association management company, is looking for a Manager, Internal Communications to join the Corporate Marketing team in our Chicago office. We are seeking an experienced and creative manager who will work closely with senior leadership and the Chief People Officer to create and implement a strategic, multi-faceted internal communications program to build and strengthen our companys brand and connection to employees. The ideal candidate is charged with successfully building relationships and collaborating with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and responsibilities to deliver key organizational news. A crucial part of this role, as a brand ambassador is to ensure all communications are consistent with our brand identity and in alignment with our mission and values.

What You Will Do

  • Develop and implement strategic internal communications to support our mission, values and brand identity working in partnership with key leaders
  • Build and foster collaborative relationships with HR, key committees and business & service units to provide communications support for change management, culture-building and continuous improvement
  • Provide internal communications expertise, advising a broad range of internal constituents on the most effective and efficient methods of achieving their communications goals
  • Oversee the design and development of all internal communications materials and programs, including but not limited to: the company Intranet, internal news announcements, mass email announcements from company leaders, internal letters, presentations and videos
  • Leverage internal resources to ensure timely delivery of internal communications materials and campaigns in the most effective manner
  • Evaluate results of internal communications initiatives to identify additional opportunities and/or determine deficiencies in order to continuously improve the performance of all communications initiatives and, ultimately, institutionalize best practices

This Role Might Be for You If

  • You have a track record of developing and delivering internal communications
  • You can confidently and professionally interact with and influence senior executives and stakeholders who have a variety of communication styles, perspectives and priorities
  • You are a natural collaborator
  • You thrive in a results-oriented and rapidly changing environment where switching gears quickly and working on multiple projects simultaneously is in your blood
  • You are an excellent communicator written, verbal and presentation delivery
  • You have knowledge of the HR function and change management communication

Education & Experience Qualifications:

  • Must have BS/BA in marketing, communications, integrated communications or related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a marketing leadership role
  • 5+ years of working on a team in internal communications, marketing communications, or a related discipline with a focus on both promotion of business vision/strategy, employee engagement and development of team members
  • Proven competence with software platforms
Where Do You Fit?
Whether you are just beginning your career or are a mid- or senior-level professional, working at SmithBucklin will offer you countless opportunities to develop transferrable skills, acquire meaningful knowledge and gain rich experiences at an accelerated pace. By working collaboratively with smart, ambitious, multi-talented, genuine and hardworking colleagues, you will build meaningful, deep and enduring relationships that will serve you well throughout your career, regardless of your chosen path. In addition, as a 100 percent employee-owned company, SmithBucklin offers all of our people regardless of position or compensation an equal chance to experience the fulfillment and reap the benefits of ownership. As owners, our employees control the destiny of SmithBucklin and are unified in the goal of building a great, enduring company.

Equal Employment Opportunity
At SmithBucklin, Equal Employment Opportunity is our commitment and goal. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other protected status designated by federal, state or local law. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation based on position.

Posted: 2021-02-03 Expires: 2021-03-07

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