The Corporate Communications Manager for Uponor will develop and execute both internal and external communications strategies and plans in alignment with company goals, and work cross-functionally -- and at all levels -- to help cascade understanding of the company’s purpose, vision, value propositions, goals, and corporate values via a variety of communications channels.
This person will ensure that North American leadership and employees are well informed and engaged through strategic, meaningful, and timely messages delivered through a variety of in-person, printed and digital channels (SmartSign, SharePoint Online, PoliteMail, printed materials for non-desk audiences).
The Corporate Communications Manager will cultivate relationships with influential print, digital and broadcast journalists or thought leaders; manage an outside PR agency; write and/or review media releases and other media kit materials; and support executive and crisis/issues communications.
The ideal candidate will possess excellent writing skills, with an innate ability to create content for newsletters, e-mail communications, scripts for senior executives, news releases, media kit materials, and more. This position is also responsible for collaborating with Corporate Communications leaders to manage crisis and issues-related communications, meaning grace under pressure and an ability to quickly learn about complex issues and then translate them into easy-to-understand language.
As well as working cross functionally and with senior executives, this person will collaborate daily with members of the Engagement Marketing team, as well as external support agencies to create a variety of communications messages and assets.
This is a HYBRID position with onsite work 2-3 days per week at our North America headquarters located in Apple Valley, MN.