Senior Specialist, Global Communications


Ecolab, the world’s water, hygiene and infection prevention company, is seeking a senior communications specialist to join its Global Communications team. This is an exciting opportunity for a communications professional to join a high-performing corporate communications team to support employee engagement and inclusion.

Building on a century of innovation, Ecolab has annual sales of $14 billion, employs a diverse team of more than 47,000 associates and operates in more than 170 countries around the world. The company delivers comprehensive science-based solutions, data-driven insights and world-class service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, and optimize water and energy use.

At Ecolab, we believe in the value of diversity, equity and inclusion – in business and in all facets of life. This is reflected in how we attract, hire, develop and promote people; create respectful and inclusive workplaces; do business with ourcustomers and suppliers; and engage with our communities.

Position Details

Senior Specialist, Global Communications
Twin Cities Metro
Saint Paul, MN

As a senior Global Communications specialist, you will be responsible for developing strategic communications tactics and crafting effective stakeholder messaging that aligns with Ecolab’s purpose, values and business objectives to tell comprehensive and compelling stories about Ecolab’s team and culture.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a member of a high-performing global communications team that protects and enhances Ecolab’s internal and external reputation. 
  • Coordinate internal and external communication projects, including proofreading, creating and posting content for cross-functional partners including Compliance and Ethics, Enterprise Technology Solutions and Community Impact. 
  • Partner with the Global DEI Communications Manager to elevate the voice and programs of our employee resource groups (ERGs) and work with our key internal and external partners on communications opportunities. 
  • Conduct research to prepare presentations, scripts and speeches for Executive Sponsors and Chapter Champions for our employee resource groups. 
  • Create and produce compelling, on-message and brand-compliant written and visual content for internal channels. This may include intranet content, by-lined articles, blogs, presentations, speeches, videos, infographics etc.
  • Assist the Global Communications team with the implementation of strategic communications programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, journalism, or a related field. 
  • 4 or more years of professional experience, preferably including experience both at an agency and/or in a corporate environment. 
  • Immigration sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent project and relationship management skills. 
  • Ability to develop compelling communication strategies and tactics that deliver against company objectives and enhance Ecolab’s reputation. 
  • A creative storyteller and versatile writer, with an ability to tailor content for audiences and channels. 
  • Able to partner effectively with teams from across the organization to execute strategic communication plans. 
  • Experience leveraging analytics, metrics and KPIs to measure success. 
  • Ability to work across multiple business units within a large, global, matrixed organization. 
  • Critical listening skills and the ability to translate ideas, feedback, and thoughts into action/content. 
  • Comfortable with change and ambiguity. 
  • Ability to work effectively with internal and external partners.


Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families. Click here to see our benefits.

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