Senior Communications Professional
Senior Communications Professional - Global Communications Strategy, Capability and Operations, K-C Corporate Communications
Reports to the Director of Communications Strategy, Capability and Operations and serves as an integral member of the Corporate Communications Team in Dallas, Kimberly-Clark HQ. As an individual contributor they serve as a strategic communications adviser to all global communicators across Kimberly-Clark.
As part of executing the K-C Way of Communicating, this role develops and deploys short-term and long-term communications strategies and initiatives that support the global functions' operations in these key areas: measurement, channel management and existing/future tools including digital. Identifies new areas of learning and leverages knowledge gained through application. Partners and influences global communicators to successfully support key business and functional priorities. Leverages knowledge of Corporate Communications and the Kimberly-Clark employee mindset to advise and assist decision-making.
Develops and implements communications strategies that support the corporate team, business units and global team operations overall. This includes:
Measurement - tools, metrics, tracking, reporting and leveraging insights to influence strategy.
Tools and Channels - identifies and evaluates best practice communications tools and channels, ensuring their effectiveness in delivering strategy. Leverages comprehensive research and future trends to develop, pilot and implement future tools and channels to enable the function to become world-class.
Actively builds and manages relationships with all global communicators to further strategy, identify opportunities and foster collaboration.
Works with agency partners as needed.
Lends support to key deliverables within the Global Communications Strategy, Capability and Operations team when required.
This position requires 5-7 years of experience working in Corporate Communications and/or Marketing either in-house or agency.
The incumbent has a minimum of a bachelor's degree.
Must possess these competencies at a relatively high-level: channel management; project planning; measurement; outcomes focus; audience understanding; critical thinking; active listening; interpersonal influence; and message creation
Have the ability to partner with leaders/teams and influence to achieve communications goals
Demonstrate the ability to create communications plans
Demonstrate ability to build a business case for change
Demonstrate ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects from conception to completion within deadlines and budget
Finally, he/she must contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve their individual and team contributions to achieve desired business results.
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.
Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.
K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.
This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.
Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role's country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role outside of country, this role is available for in-country relocation only.
Time TypeFull time