Communications Specialist, Strategy, Leadership, TMO Communication


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Position Details

Communications Specialist, Strategy, Leadership, TMO Communication
Twin Cities Metro
Wayzata, MN

Job Purpose and Impact:

As Communications Specialist, you will support our leadership, strategy and transformation communications teams in inspiring awareness, engagement and activation around our top business priorities. This will include writing and editing communications in a variety of formats – from stories to video to graphics to remarks – for an array of channels. You’ll help develop and activate communications campaigns, turning complex business topics into relatable, inspiring content using your strong storytelling skills and knowledge of AP style. You’ll also help others succeed. You’ll support your team in creating tools, resources and coaching to foster successful and consistent message delivery. And you’ll use data to compile results, demonstrate progress and make recommendations to continuously improve communications. You’re a critical thinker who knows how to prioritize, generate creative ideas and apply the latest and greatest communications tactics.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Write and edit for specific channels and manage campaigns or projects to meet objectives. 
  • Set priorities for the team to ensure task completion; coordinate work with supervisors. 
  • Make decisions and solve problems based on policies, procedures and business plan; receive guidance and oversight from manager. 
  • Analyze specific problems and issues to find the best solutions. 
  • Advise others on how to design new processes and systems that meet professional standards.
  • Gather and summarize data for special reports. 
  • Interact with peers in other global communications groups and share best practices. 
  • Deliver quality assignments on time. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field 
  • Minimum two years of related work experience 
  • Experience with a variety of communications strategies 
  • Excellent presentation, public speaking and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comfortable dealing with stakeholders 
  • Familiarity with change communication and/or communication through a major restructuring 
  • Experience helping leaders to communicate strategies and priorities 
  • Ability to tell a story that is meaningful 
  • Ability to read the audience and tailor communication to specific audiences

If selected for an interview you will be required to submit your past two performance reviews. This position is posted internally as well as externally.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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