Internal Communications Specialist


With annual sales of $15 billion, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. Our 49,000 associates help make the world cleaner, safer and healthier by delivering critical insights and innovative solutions to help our customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments at nearly three million customer locations in more than 170 countries.

Our innovative products and services touch virtually every aspect of daily life and are used in hospitals, hotels, restaurants, schools, manufacturing plants, refineries and other locations throughout the world. Many of the world’s most recognizable brands rely on Ecolab to help ensure operational efficiencies, product integrity and brand reputation.

When you come to work at Ecolab, you get to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges – and have the opportunity to learn and grow, shape your career, make an impact and quickly see the importance of your work.

Position Details

Internal Communications Specialist
Twin Cities Metro
Saint Paul, MN

Ecolab, the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, is seeking candidates for an internal communications specialist role. This role will provide internal communications support for key global functions, including Finance, Supply Chain and Global Business Services.

This position will be responsible for working with senior leadership to develop communications plans and execute communications projects. Responsibilities include producing high-quality internal communications in a variety of media, including PowerPoint presentations, videos, infographics and digital content.

This position will develop communications plans and programs to engage and align associates and also to communicate to the broader associate population about relevant functional initiatives. The role reports to a communications manager.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute an annual communications program to support the function’s objectives. 
  • Prepare executive presentations for senior executives to internal audiences including talking points, PowerPoint and multi-media development and support collateral 
  • Write, edit and prepare internal communications and announcements in a variety of media, including video, digital and social, that promote associate understanding, motivation and engagement 
  • Plan, implement and measure the success of the communications programs 
  • Ensure functional communications are aligned with broader corporate strategies and brand standards

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ experience with corporate communications including experience with internal communications 
  • Excellent communications messaging, strategy and planning abilities 
  • Ability to partner with senior leadership and interact with and influence all levels within an organization 
  • Excellent writing and editing skills 
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in English, communications, journalism or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent PowerPoint skills 
  • Experience with social and digital media 
  • Experience managing graphic design, photography and video production 
  • Experience with intranet platforms and content management systems, ideally Sitecore 
  • Highly organized and detailed oriented 
  • Strong project management skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, timelines and budgets simultaneously

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