Communications Associate

SC Johnson

SC Johnson: A Family Company

You know our products — Shout®, Windex®, Mr. Muscle®, Ziploc®, Glade®, Brise®, Raid®, OFF!®, Baygon®, Autan®, Pledge®, Scrubbing Bubbles® and more — you use them all the time.

Through five generations of family leadership, SC Johnson has been making great products like these for more than 130 years, helping to make life cleaner, easier and healthier for consumers around the world.

Headquartered in the US in Racine, Wisconsin and with 13,000 global employees in more than 70 countries around the world, the Johnson family has demanded the best for families everywhere. Family leadership enables SC Johnson to consistently adhere to our core values:

Innovation and Quality: Innovative and quality products and leading brands in more than 100 countries that make life a little easier and homes cleaner and healthier.

Steadfast Commitment to Workplace Excellence: Cutting edge employment programs and policies that are recognized and honored worldwide as having raised workplace standards for all employers.

Environmental and Community Leadership: An unparalleled commitment to doing what’s right for communities and the environment that is a recognized model of commitment-in-action to improve the quality of life for people around the world and for future generations.

Position Details

Communications Associate
Southeast Wisconsin
Racine, WI

The Communications Associate is an entry-level position in the Community Affairs group and will have dual responsibility for campus tour support, and overall functional project support in the areas of Communication and Public Affairs. This is a two-year development program designed to develop strong functional knowledge within the discipline of Public Affairs through in-depth rotations in digital, internal and external communications, and crisis management. Program participants are expected to successfully complete each rotation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creating content and interacting with corporate visitors and the general public to provide guided tours of the SC Johnson campus and properties 
  • Managing the scheduling of Company programs and tours 
  • Sharing information on Company products, activities, and history; 
  • Supporting other Community Affairs activities as assigned, including: 
  • Creating content for tours on at least an annual basis in the Frank Lloyd Wright Gallery and other corporate tours 
  • Developing and leading Community Interest Programs, Kaleidoscope Educational Series programs (school field trips), and other special events 
  • Developing and scripting of tours 
  • Leading/scheduling/training seasonal contractor tour guide staff 
  • Assisting with the creation of digital, written and paid marketing and promotional materials 
  • Creating communication messaging and materials to support various groups within the Communications team including, but not limited to, drafting announcements, press releases, scripts, newsletters, etc. 
  • Providing support for the Company’s social media efforts 
  • Planning and coordinating Company events 
  • Other duties as assigned 
  • During peak tour season, will include covering events/tours on weekends

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, mass communication or related field 
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • One year of experience (internships included) in communications, public affairs and/or community affairs preferred 
  • Proficient experience with digital media – Facebook, Twitter, etc. 
  • Proficient experience with Microsoft Word and Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Possess time management/project management skills 
  • Exceptional written communication skills including formal business writing and review 
  • Superior oral presentation and communication skills 
  • Critical thinking/quick decision-making skills 
  • Ability to think “on your feet” to answer questions from the public
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and interact with people from different backgrounds 
  • Being enthusiastic and friendly

Job Requirements:

  • Full-time position 
  • Ability to work flexible hours: days, evenings, and weekends 
  • During peak tour seasons a non-traditional schedule will be in place (ie: 4/2/6/2) 
  • Potential travel: 10%

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