Engagement & Communications Manager

Date: 7 May 2024

Location: IL, US

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia: We are a better nutrition company, home to consumer brands and ingredients that help people around the world feel strong, nourished, and to perform well at any age. Everything we do has real nutritional benefit. Everything we do is in pursuit of better, for each other and the planet. Glanbia has an exciting opportunity for a creative and dynamic individual with a passion for internal communications, organizational culture and employee engagement.

Internal Communications & Engagement Manager: 

This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career and make a real difference on a global stage.  As the Employee Communications & Engagement Manager, you will report to and work closely with our Director of Culture and Engagement and key internal stakeholders  in managing and executing on our internal communications and engagement strategy, to drive a values led and inclusive culture, delivering an engaging employee experience.

Key Elements of the Role

  • Work closely with our Director of Culture and Engagement and relevant BU stakeholders to bring our purpose, vision and values to life by developing and managing internal communication, employee engagement and culture building initiatives .
  • Cultivate and sustain positive relationships with a strong ability to influence and guide a global champion network ensuring global synergy and empowering site / business unit autonomy.
  • Draw on latest thinking, research and insight in managing content and programs to support internal communication, culture, and engagement initiatives.

Internal Communications

  • Develop and manage Human Resources internal communication channel matrix, global internal communications calendar, and content by partnering with various COEs, BU, HRBPs, PSO teams
  • Work closely with the Director of Culture and Engagement to develop and execute innovative compelling internal communications plans, manage milestone communication events such as town halls and employee roadshows, and measure success of various campaigns. 
  • Develop content for key communications channels and collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure that internal communication messages are consistent and aligned with external communication messages.
  • Craft stories to amplify employee engagement activities across multiple communication channels and develops mechanisms for supporting effective and multi-channel communication across a diverse employee base.
  • Draft messages or scripts for presentations and events in written and spoken form.

Culture & Engagement

  • Responsible for execution and management of our listening strategy; engagement, pulse, and employee lifecycle surveys as well as managing day to day operations with our vendor partner.
  • Develop and maintain a global annual calendar of campaign / engagement events across the organization.
  • Work closely with the  Director of Culture and Engagement and relevant BU stakeholders to bring our purpose, vision and values to life by developing and executing employee engagement and culture building initiatives globally.
  • Partner with key stakeholders on the development and execution of innovative employee engagement programs that inspire and energize our people, including but not limited to;  DEIB initiatives, Employee Resource Groups, employee recognition and award programs, continuous listening, ESG / community involvement and wellbeing.
  • Play a key role on wider global projects and employer branding activities related to the delivery of our EVP and effective employee attraction, onboarding and integration.

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an internal communications role with experience in graphic design
  • Experience managing internal communication tools / channels, video development / editing  (Canva, Adobe, SharePoint, and Poppulo a plus).
  • Prior experience with managing engagement surveys, analysis of survey results, supporting leaders through action planning.  Experience in working with Glint a plus.
  • Strong project management skills, can create and manage projects with multiple stakeholders and adapt to changing priorities and timelines quickly and easily.



Our Purpose & Values

Glanbia Performance Nutrition delivers trusted flagship sports nutrition and lifestyle products for health-conscious consumers. Glanbia Nutritionals is a leading innovation and solutions partner to the global food and nutrition industry. And our joint venture operations are among the finest production facilities in the world. At Glanbia we are dedicated to delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. We differentiate ourselves by doing not only what is right for our business, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work. So if you’re looking to develop your career, stretch your ambitions and work for a company that has the ability to succeed on the world stage, ours is a journey you’ll want to share.