The Communications Manager is responsible for the strategic direction, oversight, and execution of internal communications and recruitment strategy for the brand. The manager will work with internal subject matter experts, as well as contribute own ideas for communicating effectively and regularly with the GEODIS Americas employees. The Manager will also build campaigns with HR and potentially external agencies to promote GEODIS as an employer of choice and target recruitment opportunities. .
Job Duties: -
Manages communications in support of strategic internal initiatives; Develops messages and measurement systems
Develops and coordinates the clearance & issuance of messages
Creates and executes the comprehensive communications strategy and proactively elevates GEODIS brand awareness as employer of choice and thought leadership in the 3PL industry
Directs internal subject matter experts on the best way to communicate their messages in presentations, collateral, campaigns, blogs, and email communications with a focus on finding the value-added "story" for the audience
Writes, edits, and delivers copy for awareness content such as: advertisements, presentations, social media, videos, website and other communication channels as necessary that corresponds with the overall employee communication and recruitment strategy
Collaborates with the global marketing team(s) and works independently to develop content and messages for intranet, social media for employee engagement and recruitment, and other media as part of a comprehensive employee communication strategy
Manages the internal relationships and projects with human resources recruiting teams to help represent GEODIS to current and future employees through creative advertising and marketing efforts (recruiting website, billboards, radio ads, flyers, etc.); Partners with operating and functions divisions
Manages internal communication activities to help other GEODIS departments effectively represent the GEODIS brand in their respective areas
Other projects as assigned
Bachelor's degree from a 4-year college or university
Minimum 4 years related marketing and communications experience
Experience and/or certifications with Google AdWords and Analytics preferred
PC literate with experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint
Knowledge of marketing principles
Ability to quickly learn new information and effectively present it in written and visual forms of communication
Ability to write coherent, engaging, grammatically correct correspondences
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and co-workers
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Ability to effectively manage a project and work both independently and as a team member
Ability to build excellent working relationships to attain goals
Ability to follow strict brand and visual guidelines
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk. The employee is regularly required to use hands to handle or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. The employee is regularly exposed to ambient lighting and temperate climate conditions.
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
Job Duties as documented in this job description are considered "Essential Functions" and have been created by the standards of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) require that employees be able to perform "Essential Functions" of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the "Essential Functions".