Communications Manager

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Position Details

Communications Manager
Twin Cities Metro
Eden Prairie (Remote Considered), MN

The communications manager is responsible for the strategy, planning and execution of assigned internal communications initiatives for Home & Community. This team member will proactively manage assigned aspects of internal communications, increase, and sustain employee engagement, ensuring team members understand their critical role in delivering unsurpassed service and have a strong sense of pride in the company.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements strategic and tactical plans for internal communications initiatives that are aligned with Home & Community’s overall communications efforts 
  • Deliver on consistent messaging, using standard communications procedures and programs that effectively support and advance our reputation and business goals 
  • Manages the process of gathering content, writing, editing, and securing approval for assigned internal communications including memos, intranet, Yammer, presentations, leader meetings, all employee town halls, etc. 
  • Works with Home & Community leadership to evaluate ongoing and long-term communications opportunities 
  • Seeks and promotes new avenues for internal communications efforts 
  • Proactively builds effective relationships and positive communication with business leaders, chief of staff and executive assistants 
  • Collaborates with Home & Community communications team to ensure messages are aligned and accurate 
  • Develop a strong network of trusted relationships across the business in a matrixed environment to engage appropriate internal and enterprise partners to deliver results 
  • Champions Home & Community brand standards in all internal communications 
  • Adheres to Associated Press Style Stylebook and our Home & Community style guide

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or related professional experience 
  • 5+ years of experience in communications and project management 
  • Experience working with Sr Leaders 
  • Experience developing and implementing strategic and tactical plans for internal communications initiatives 
  • Proficient in working with full suite of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • Ability and willing to travel several times per year

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work autonomously, and are self-motivated 
  • Advanced oral and written presentation and facilitation skills, suitable for executive leadership level 
  • Reside in MN and work out of Corp Office or Hybrid

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