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Manager, Internal Communications

Date: Sep 8, 2021

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company: Glanbia

Job Summary

In your role as Manager, Internal Communications, you will be managing and executing the strategic communication plan for GPN Americas across multiple audiences, functions and channels. You’ll be responsible for ensuring all content aligns with the regional vision, purpose, strategy, values, priorities, messaging, programs, and initiatives. Reporting to the Sr. Director, Communications, you will work collaboratively with the global communications team, functional teams and brand teams to ensure message alignment and execution excellence. This is an individual contributor role and is based out of our Downers Grove, IL office.


Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Develop and manage execution of internal communications plans that support GPN Americas business strategy, as well as the GPN people agenda and position as an employer of choice.
  • Act as lead communications partner for functional teams (sales, finance, supply chain, R&D).
  • Lead communications that support the companies Employee Resource Groups.
  • Partner with the external communications team to amplify brand and corporate reputation communications to internal audiences.
  • Lead planning and execution of internal communication platforms (e.g. Intranet, Yammer, Newsletters, Emails) to drive employee awareness and engagement.
  • Partner with creative services to develop company and functional team videos, webinars, vlogs, etc.
  • Support internal functional meetings and town halls with PowerPoint presentations, key messaging, Q&A, employee surveys, etc.


Education and Experience 


  • 4 Year/Bachelors Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field with an understanding of communications principles and practices.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in communications role. Food and/or health and wellness industry experience preferred.


Other Experience 


To be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:


  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, including both advanced written and oral communications. Fluent in AP style.
  • Strong project-management skills, including the ability to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple priorities.
  • Detail oriented and able to execute flawlessly on projects in a fast-paced, often pressured environment.
  • Able to work independently, as well as effectively with a variety of internal business partners throughout the organization and external vendors. 
  • Possess a positive, can-do attitude and provide responsive client service.
  • Have absolute ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion, and possess a high level of accuracy with information.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications.


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

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