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C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.

Manager - Internal Communications

C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Eden Prairie, MN

Do you like collaborating with smart, hard-working, dedicated people just like you? Do you get your energy from thinking about how to positively impact the employee experience and contribute to a best place to work? As the Internal Communications Manager, youll lead a team of smart, savvy communication professionals to create and share compelling messaging that helps our global teams connect with our business, culture and strategy. This is a flat and lean team. As such, were looking for someone whom can lead at a strategic level while working alongside the team. If you have a passion for communications, have previous experience leading a team and developing and implementing strategy, we want to talk with you.

Responsibilities:

Lead, inspire and further develop a team of smart, hard-working communication professionals.

Develop short and long-term communications strategy aligned with business objectives and change initiatives to increase employee engagement and overall company performance.

Drive operational excellence by developing communication processes and managing the team to the seamless, efficient execution of these processes.

Bring innovative ideas to create or enhance internal communication channels and processes that take the team to the next level.

Create and execute memorable, engaging cross-channel change and communications plans that drive awareness of key initiatives and inspire employees to take action. Channels include email, video, social, infographic, presentations, blog, intranet, team/leadership meetings, etc.

Advise and provide communications support to senior leaders.

Develop and implement internal messaging best practices that enable timely cross-team communication and effective cascading of critical information.

Review communications to ensure a consistent, high-quality product that follows the C.H. Robinson writing and brand style guide.

Measure and report on the effectiveness of internal communications, seek input and adjust approach as necessary.

Support large-scale internal events such as global leadership meetings or other live events.

Lead Human Resources in the communication and expression of the Employee Value Proposition.

Manage internal crisis or time-sensitive communications with tact, confidence and a sense of urgency.

Partner and ensure alignment with external communications colleagues.

Manage relationships with internal and external partners (HR, Marketing, Legal, IT, Project Management, translation and design services, etc.).

Qualifications:

Experienced. You have a bachelors degree in journalism, communications, English or a related field; leadership experience and seven or more years of internal communications experience, ideally within a global, decentralized organization.

Leader. You are invested in the success of others, invite different perspectives, and inspire and coach those around you to perform to their highest potential.

Phenomenally clear. You are able to distill complicated topics into just the right number of words. You are an excellent writer and listener and can pinpoint what compels an audience.

Organized. You sweat the details and plan for contingencies. Youre methodical and rigorous, yet flexible, able to think on your feet and adjust for the unexpected.

Consultant. You are highly regarded as a trusted advisor, influencer and partner who develops collaborative strategic relationships, at all levels, throughout the organization.

Writer. You are a hands-on communicator that can write effectively, accurately and with speed. You have strong copywriting and sharp, error-free editing skills.

Creative. You build an environment that fosters creative thought and action. You love to experiment, solicit feedback, and learn from each iteration. You are aware of the latest trends and are always thinking about ways to innovate.

Savvy. You have an outstanding ability to manage relationships and balance customer, project, organization, and team needs to ensure mutually beneficial outcomes.

Visual communicator. You have a keen eye for good design and layout, and possesses design skill in the production of visuals, including slides, posters, video and digital media.

Skilled. You are proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, have experience with SharePoint and can perform basic tasks in Adobe Creative Suite or similar programs.

Agile. You thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing, results-oriented environment. Youre used to iterating, are flexible in your approach to work and able to meet tight deadlines with grace, resiliency and humor.

Benefits

We offer a competitive compensation package and excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid holidays and vacation, disability insurance, life insurance, 401K with company match, profit sharing, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and the opportunity to prosper in a Fortune 500 company.

About C.H. Robinson

At C.H. Robinson, we believe in accelerating global trade to drive the worlds economy. Using the strengths of our people, processes and technology, we help our customers work smarter, not harder. As one of the worlds largest third-party logistics providers (3PL), we provide a broad portfolio of logistics services, fresh produce sourcing and Managed Services through our global network. In addition, the company, our Foundation and our employees contribute annually to a variety of organizations. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, C.H. Robinson (CHRW) is publicly traded on the NASDAQ. For more information, visit ************************* or view our company video.

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Job Type

Permanent

Job Reference

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Job ID

19882613

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Manager - Internal Communications C. H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Eden Prairie, MN, United States

   

Location: Eden Prairie, MN

Company Profile:
Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson is one of the world's largest third party logistics (3PL) providers, with 2012 gross revenues of $11.4 billion. We provide freight transportation and logistics, outsource solutions, produce sourcing, and information services to over 42,000 customers through a network of offices in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. To meet our customers' freight needs, we provide access to over 56,000 transportation providers worldwide, including contract motor carriers, railroads, air freight carriers, and ocean carriers. With the service and dedication of more than 10,500 employees, our performance-driven culture, and our proven track record of success, we've built a strong reputation as an industry leader.