Crawford Group Newark , CA 94560
Crawford Group is in search of an experienced Global Design Communications Manager consultant for our client in Newark, CA. We are looking for an experienced communication professional passionate about Design to join our client's global communications team.
Reporting to the Global Director for Corporate and Employee Communication, this person will work very closely with our client's Chief Design Officer (CDO) and Design Leadership Team on driving external and internal awareness and engagement.
Are you the person we are looking for? If so, you are already bursting with ideas and enthusiasm, you have worked with the design trade media, positioned thought leaders in this space and know what it takes to get us there.
As an organization, our client has set their expectations high and pride themselves on delivering what they promise and more. Their true focus is on continual improvement, and they aim to learn from every experience so they can implement changes to improve results as they move forward.
Your main audience will be our client's employees across the globe.
Success on this project is elevating Design across the company in that all employees have a better understanding of the Design organization from priorities to programs and results.
You will be in charge of spreading the Design by sharing great stories about how our client interprets Design, the awards they are winning and the great articles that are being written about them.
You will be involved in helping your colleagues around the world to understand the impact that Design has had on the client's company.
You will look outside the company to position them and their CDO as a key design leader through speaking opportunities, thought leadership, media relations, awards submission and all the other tools available to a creative mind.
5+ years' experience in Communications including Employee Communications, Executive Thought Leadership, Media and Influencers Relations, and a passion for story-telling in all its forms.
A team player at heart, with global experience, who is able to adapt and work in teams across cultures and geographies and on multiple projects at the same time.
Can build a design communications plan that engages our colleagues worldwide on our design strategy, milestones and results. Can put that plan into action as an individual contributor.
A sophisticated storyteller with the ability to identify and build interesting stories that will resonate with employees, design trade media and other audiences.
Affinity to the client's values - we are at our best when we are open and ourselves, humble and hungry, and when we collaborate and challenge, decide and do.
Driven by working with smart colleagues who love to achieve big things and have fun while doing it.
Location: Onsite in Newark.
No phone calls please.
Pay: D.O.E., W2 employee of Crawford Group
Duration: 6-month contract, 30 hours per week.