Corporate Communications Specialist

Regal Rexnord

Regal Rexnord Corporation (“Regal Rexnord”) is a leading manufacturer of electric motors, electrical motion controls, power generation and mechanical power transmission products and sub-systems, serving customers around the world in the general industrial, consumer, commercial construction, food & beverage, and alternative energy end markets, among others. Regal Rexnord sells its products and solutions to OEMs, through distributors, and directly to end-users. Regal Rexnord is a $7.2B company with 36,000 associates globally.

You may not know it, but Regal Rexnord impacts your life every day. The company’s products enable the fans in HVAC systems that keep us comfortable; the power source that keeps smart buildings running; the agricultural and food service equipment that keeps us fed; and the conveyer systems that keep e-commerce flowing, to name a few of the applications where our products are used.

Regal Rexnord’s business purpose is to create a better tomorrow by energy-efficiently converting power into motion. This means creating innovative solutions while focusing on both customer needs and the company’s commitment to sustainability. The company’s industrial powertrain and automation solutions offerings are an important part of the company's growth strategy. The company’s strategy includes leveraging 80/20 to prioritize all activities, including product excellence, operational excellence and commercial excellence (i) driving organic sales growth through the introduction of innovative new products, with a particular focus on improving energy efficiency, (ii) establishing and maintaining new customers, as well as developing new opportunities with existing customers, (iii) participating in higher growth end markets and geographies, and (iv) identifying and consummating strategic, value creating acquisitions.

Position Details

Corporate Communications Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Scope of Role:

Regal Rexnord’s short and long-term success depends on our ability to have the right talent in the right roles at the right time to drive the enterprise strategy. Proactive, engaging, and transparent communication is a cornerstone of our success. The Corporate Communications Specialist will serve as a key member of the Regal Rexnord Corporate Communications team. Reporting to the Senior Director, Corporate Communications, this communication role is responsible for developing and executing enterprise-wide global internal communication plans and activities to align, inspire and connect our associates and build Regal Rexnord’s reputation. This includes enabling a deep understanding of the Regal Rexnord Business System (RBS)—which is underpinned by our Values, Culture, Purpose, Mission and Vision.

This communication professional will be responsible for collaborating with key corporate functions, primarily HR, as the advisor for effectively communicating with the global Regal Rexnord associate audience. This will include working with the various HR Centers of Excellence (i.e., Talent Acquisition, DEI, Leadership Development, Talent Management, Compensation and Benefits) and our business segment HR leaders to ensure communications reinforce Regal Rexnord’s employee value proposition to current associates and external candidates, supporting an inclusive culture and building the company’s reputation as an employer of choice.

Additionally, this role will lead internal digital communications for the company, including management of myRegalRexnord, the company’s intranet, developing and driving the effective delivery of our corporate content strategy and editorial planning to ensure Regal Rexnord associates are informed in a timely fashion on the company’s strategy, direction, business results, culture, and significant announcements. Building the governance, along with the relationships with page/content owners across the company, and continuously improving the site based on key metrics/performance, will be critical.

This communication professional will promote strong communications and collaborate with Regal Rexnord’scorporate functions. This is an exciting opportunity for a hands-on communicator who has a desire to build and execute communications that deliver measurable results and business value.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and execute the enterprise-wide HR communication plan for RegalRexnord based on a compelling employee value proposition 
  • Ensure consistent messaging is incorporated across all communication platforms, including message alignment, cadence, and linkage to priorities, and establish communications protocols to support the effectiveness of messaging. 
  • Provide communications advice and guidance to corporatefunctional leadership (primarily HR) specifically related to effective communications regarding strategic initiatives, change management, and employee engagement. 
  • Identify, research,write, review, and edit informative and engaging content for global associate communications and external audiences, including partnering with Recruiting and/or Marketing on social media. 
  • Develop key messages and talking points, assisting with strategic communication requirements for executive leadership, including presentation development, messages and video scripts. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with select agencies and contractors required to meet strategic goals and business objectives, while staying within budget.

Professional Experience/Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will have experience in deliveringeffective internal communications planning and support, especially in support of HR communications. The candidate will also have experience in managing digital communications/intranets, preferably for global organizations with a large percentage of remote/non-wired employees.In addition, they will have a demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships acrossall levels of the organization. 
  • 5-8 years of experience with corporate internal communications or equivalent communications agency experience. Experience with manufacturing companies is preferred. Has ambition and potential to develop one’s career and capabilities. 
  • A passion/obsession for anticipating “what’s next”, how the world is evolving and the ability to use new and improved methods for effectively communicating with associates. 
  • Proven experience in delivering internal communications planning and support that delivers value, preferably in support of HR communications. 
  • Proven experience in developing and managing digital communications/intranets, preferably for global organizations with a large percentage of remote/non-wired employees. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully as part of a high-performing, collaborative communications team 
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver value by simplifying complexity and developing compelling key messages. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of key technology (SharePoint, Teams, PowerPoint, other tools) and concepts (e.g. cultural competence, unconscious bias, etc.). 
  • Demonstrated ability to implement best practices, processes, and tools/templates to improve communication effectiveness 
  • Ability to use analytics to identify and drive communication opportunities for the business. 
  • Effective executor - Can get things done.
  • Effective communicator - Strong verbal and written communication skills, demonstratesenergy and leadership presence, along with the ability to interact with leaders, associates at all levels and outside partners – including the ability to be succinct and simplify/clarify “technical speak”.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communication or public relations 
  • 5-8 years of experience in agency or corporate communications


  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Coverage 
  • Spending accounts (HSA, Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA) 
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays 
  • 401k Retirement Plan with Matching Employer Contributions 
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance 
  • Paid Leaves 
  • Tuition Assistance

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