Internal Communications Specialist



Essentra is a leading global provider of essential components and solutions with four global divisions: Components, Packaging, Filters and Specialist Components.

Every day we produce and distribute millions of small but essential components. Our products may not be noticeable – or even recognisable – but wherever you are, our business is all around you.

Our international network extends to 33 countries and includes c. 45 principal manufacturing facilities, c. 30 sales and distribution operations and 4 research & development centres.

Position Details

Internal Communications Specialist
Northern Illinois
Forest Park, IL

Essentra is currently seeking an Internal Communications Specialist to join our team!

This individual will play an important role in the support and execution of Essentra’s communication strategy. As the Internal Communications Specialist, you will be responsible for the creation, management, and execution of credible, timely and engaging content for use in a variety of internal communication channels in the AMERS region.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Creation of reactive and proactive internal employee communications, ensuring they are on brand and in line with group corporate messaging. 
  • Tailoring content for use in different and numerous channels, for example the intranet, newsletters and digital signage. 
  • Assistance in the management and facilitation of the internal communications cascade for example through appropriate distribution lists and communications protocols. 
  • Support in the roll out of key internal events for example town halls, primarily through the creation and management of content. 
  • Develop communications consistency through Brand and tone of voice guidelines bringing our 6 principles to life. 
  • Develop and implement a diverse and inclusive mind set with reference to communications methods and strategies, ensuring the solutions are appropriate and sensitive.

At Essentra we are ideally looking for individuals who enjoy working as part of a close team, and can deliver excellent customer service and take responsibility for what they do. We are always looking to better ourselves and to recruit individuals who like to innovate and improve processes.


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field 
  • 2+ years of experience and demonstrated success 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with strong proofreading proficiency 
  • Strong organizational and project management skills 
  • Self-starter and independent worker 
  • Creative thinking and innovative approach to communications 
  • Flexible and positive approach to change

What you gain:

We provide you with...A great team and work environment, full benefits including a choice of plans for medical, dental and vision coverage, a 401K plan with company contributions, paid vacation days, continuing education, competitive salary and annual bonus incentive!

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