Corporate Communications Coordinator

RR Donnelley

RRD is a leading global provider of marketing, packaging, print, and supply chain solutions. With 22,000 clients, including 93% of the Fortune 100, and 32,000 employees across 28 countries, RRD brings the expertise, execution, and scale designed to transform customer touchpoints into meaningful moments of impact.

Position Details

Corporate Communications Coordinator
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

As the Corporate Communications Coordinator, you will play a vital role in the Corporate Communications team, providing support in the delivery of high-quality, timely communications. Working closely witha diverse range of key stakeholders, you will contribute to the success of various communications initiatives, including internal communications, public relations, and social media. strategy. In addition, you will have the opportunity to gain experience elevatingthe newly launched global employee communication platform, increasing engagement and growth among employees.

Responsibilities include:

Internal Communications:

  • Support employee communications and carry out key internal communications initiatives, including drafting and facilitating internal email announcements and reviews 
  • Develop communications campaigns related to major internal announcements and communication initiatives 
  • Generate and execute ideas for adopting, engaging, and connecting with employees on a company-wide communication platform 
  • At times responsible for attending meetings, recording minutes, and ensuring appropriate and on-time follow-up on any outcomes from the meeting 
  • Develop a deep understanding of the employee population through company-wide communication platform data and insights and make recommendations to reach the employee base

Social Media:

  • Assist with content creation and ensure posts align with corporate brand and voice 
  • Understand social media best practices and inform strategy regarding appropriate tone and frequency for the current climate 
  • Monitor for comments and other engagement/activity and serve as the liaison back to key constituents

Media Relations:

  • Possess an understanding of PR principles and media landscape to guide newsworthy pitch angles and secure placements that align with the strategy 
  • Work closely with the Company's PR agency to facilitate PR initiatives 
  • Serve as the liaison between the agency, internal spokespeople, Corporate Marketing, and other stakeholders 
  • Contribute to the development of press releases, media pitches, strategic communication plans, statements, contributed articles, blogs, bylines
  • A Bachelor’s degree (public relations, English, journalism, communications, business preferred) is required. 
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills. 
  • Familiarity with various communication channels, including social media, press releases, and internal communications. 
  • Experience editing the work of others to improve clarity and accuracy (preferred). 
  • Creative thinking and a passion for generating ideas to effectively communicate the organization’s mission internally and externally. 
  • Experience maintaining and growing a successful social media presence, including scheduling posts, tracking engagement and adapting to maximize impact (preferred). 
  • Experience working with employee engagement platforms, such as FirstUp, Poppulo is a plus. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with demonstrated skill and enthusiasm in cultivating relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Organized, reliable and efficient, with a high attention to detail and ability to learn quickly.

The national pay range for this role is $40,400 to $83,600 annually. The pay range may be slightly lower or higher based on the geographic location of the hired employee. The actual pay offered may vary based upon, but not limited to: education, skills, experience, proficiency, performance, shift and location. In addition to base salary, depending on the role, the total compensation package may also include participation in a bonus, commission or incentive program. RRD offers benefits including medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid time off, disability insurance, 401(k) with match, life insurance and other voluntary supplemental insurance coverages, plus tuition assistance, maternity leave, adoption assistance, and employer/partner discounts.

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