Public Relations & External Communications Manager (Communications Business Partner)

Ingersoll Rand Davidson , NC 28036

Posted 2 days ago

At Ingersoll Rand we're passionate about inspiring progressaround the world. We advance the quality of life by creating comfortable,sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family ofbrandsincluding Club Car, Ingersoll Rand, Thermo King, Trane, American Standard Heating & AirConditioning and ARO - work together to enhance the quality andcomfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food andperishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are aglobal business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduringresults. For more information, visit

Ingersoll Rand is a diverse and inclusive environment. We arean equal opportunity employer, dedicated to hiring a diverse workforce;including individuals with disabilities and United States qualified protectedveterans.

Ingersoll Rand isseeking a PR / External Communications Manager to join the

Corporate Communications team. Reporting to the external communications andreputation leader, the manager will help build and protect the company'sreputation through external communications programs, including executivevisibility and speaking engagements; thought leadership; media relations;corporate reputation awards/rankings; social media; community relations andphilanthropy; issues management and crisis communications; and corporatereputation event management. The responsibilities are relevant to ourbusinesses, create excitement and build equity among Ingersoll Rand'sstakeholders, including customers, employees, shareholders, communities,nonprofit organizations and media. Will closely coordinate with sectors andregions, marketing, legal, the Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability,HR and employee communications.


Communications Plans,Materials and Opportunity Development

  • Develop and execute external communications plans thatdemonstrates a link between desired business outcomes and communicationsactivities

  • Create targeted media lists, get to know traditional and new mediareporters and their story needs, and develop and execute pitches that securepositive media coverage

  • Identify and secure speaking engagements for enterprise,functional and SBU leaders

  • Create PowerPoint presentations, speeches, bylined articles, factsheets, background documents and Q&A for executive visibility and thought leadership

  • Prepare leaders for media, speaking and thought leadershipopportunities; facilitate media interviews and follow-ups

  • Build effective relationships and deep understanding of businessneeds to identify relevant, compelling and engaging content across theorganization and maximize appropriate use of content across all communicationschannels

  • Develop corporate reputation awards program

  • Develop messages and stories to promote our philanthropy,sustainability, workforce, technology and other key enterprise themes.

  • Monitor the news and use software to analyze trends and collectmedia coverage for Ingersoll Rand and select competitors; analyze coverage andcreate quarterly dashboard report to present findings


  • Must possess strong project management, problemsolving, listening and written and oral communication skills

  • Must be able to work well with diverse groups, be a team player,possess analytical and "client service" skills, be an innovative thinker, and aself-starter

  • Must excel and thrive in fast-paced environments; globalexperience a plus

  • Will have the ability to manage project timelines and determinework flow effectively and appropriately; computer proficiency in Word,PowerPoint and Excel required


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent, preferably in communications,business management or marketing. MBA is a plus

  • 5-8 years directly related experience (i.e. public relations,corporate philanthropy, financial communications), preferably for a Fortune 500company with diverse product categories and customer segments

  • High technical proficiency

We are committed to helping you reach your professional,personal and financial goals. We offer competitive compensation that alignswith our business strategies and comprehensive benefits to help you live yourhealthiest. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture thatengages as well as values the different backgrounds and experiences of ouremployee, which, in turn, spurs innovation, generates creative solutions andenhances our customer relations.

If you share our passion for inspiring progressfor bringingabout bold shifts in how people, economies and societies operatethen youbelong with Ingersoll Rand. Progress begins with you.


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