Internal Communications Specialist

Daikin Applied

About Us:

Building a more sustainable planet. Creating comfortable, healthy spaces for people to connect, live and work. Perfecting the air we share.

Daikin Applied is not just an HVAC company. We're part of a global technology powerhouse that uses Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) to transform the world. We're innovators and leaders. Not only as a business, but as individuals.

We invest in our people, and our people invest in our customers and communities. This mutual commitment is the reason for our dynamic growth. So is an inclusive culture that encourages everyone to come to work as their whole selves and come together as a team that welcomes unique ideas, perspectives and backgrounds.

You see, we're not just innovating on the outside. We're innovating on the inside to unlock people's unlimited potential and bring out the diverse and groundbreaking ideas that will help us solve today's most pressing challenges.

That's why Daikin offers more than a job. Here's where you'll be heard, be valued, belong -- and be able to make your mark.

Position Details

Internal Communications Specialist
Twin Cities Metro
Plymouth, MN

Make your mark at the world's largest HVAC company!

Why You’ll Love Working for Daikin:

  • We’re a group who operates with a people-centered mindset, believing in the unlimited potential of each employee, with a goal of driving our company to its fullest potential. 
  • Our goal is to “Perfect the Air”. We do this through cutting edge innovation & sustainability efforts while meeting the HVAC needs of thousands of customers - expanding over 160 countries! 
  • Our culture is unrivaled. Daikin operates under 8 Core Values which are embedded into every aspect of our business. It’s through these values that we continuously strive to build a place where everyone can be authentic, feel valued and heard, and have a sense of purpose and belonging. 

Daikin is looking for an Internal Communications Specialist to join our team! The Internal Communications Specialist is primarily responsible for helping build and promote the company’s brand among employees in order to increase employee engagement and contribute to a stronger culture.They will work in partnership with the rest of the Communications team and coordinate with leaders across the organization to create communications and support strategic initiatives that connect and inspire employee groups. They will also manage content in the new Employee Communications Platform.

The ideal candidate will be a proficient storyteller with strong interpersonal skills and a passion for creating engaging content. This job requires communications expertise, strong writing and presentation skills, and experience as the original author of written and visual materials. A strong interest in technology is essential, business-to-business marketing experience a plus.

A Day in the Life:

  • Work with the communications team to create and implement a strategy that aligns employee communications with the company’s mission, vision, values and brand positioning. 
  • Gain and maintain a deep understanding of our company’s branding, style, policies and processes. 
  • Coordinate cross-functional campaigns and employee communications projects with relevant departments across the business. 
  • Research communication trends and interview senior leaders. 
  • Develop content in a variety of print and digital formats, including emails, blogs, community stories, short bytes, announcements, personal profiles. 
  • Copyedit, proofread and revise communications. 
  • Coordinate distribution of messages and content through multiple channels, including Staffbase, where content is presented and maintained. 
  • Collaborate with vendors (content contractors and Staffbase). 
  • Forge connections with department leaders across the business. 
  • Manage relationships with sister companies and subsidiaries. 
  • Help develop measurement framework(s) to evaluate the impact of communication efforts, and adjust activities and programs as needed. 
  • Flexes to support external communications team as workflow demands.

What you will Bring:

  • Bachelors Degree in communications, journalism, advertising, marketing or related field 
  • 3 years of communications, content marketing, business writing and/or related experience


  • 5 years of B2B marketing and corporate communications experience

What’s in It For you:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage, PTO, 401K match, support for community involvement and much more! 
  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth 
  • The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives, and ideas to achieve our best

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