DIRECTOR OF INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS

2018-08-11
Nestle USA (www.nestlejobs.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Arlington
Virginia
United States

Foods people love. The life you imagined. And the culinary capital.

We are writing a new chapter in our journey; Nestlé USA has opened its new U.S. headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, directly across from Washington, D.C. and is seeking a Director of Internal Communications. As a part of this extraordinary moment, you have the opportunity to help build the Nestlé USA of today, and tomorrow.

Our new home in the D.C. area offers close proximity to world class restaurants, shopping, and museums. You are steps away from the world?s largest museum, the Smithsonian, and renowned national landmarks such as the Washington Monument.  

Nestlé USA is transforming what we do, how we do it, and where we work.  Now is the time to define your future, and ours, too.   Find your fulfilling personal and professional life, matched with our competitive benefits, focus on innovation and limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career.

Discover the ways that Nestlé USA values and supports our employees and community.  Giving back continues to be a part of the Nestlé tradition.  As the world?s leading nutrition, health and wellness company, our focus is not only about nourishing our customers, it?s about enriching you.


Position Summary:


We are seeking a Director of Internal Communication, reporting to the Head of Corporate Communications, based in our new Arlington, VA headquarters. This is an exciting opportunity for a senior leader who wants to be at the heart of Nestlé USA?s transformation. As a top member of the communications team, you'll lead the development and execution of internal communications strategies in the US, working closely with the CEO and executives across the business.


Specific Responsibilities Include:


  • Champion our cultural evolution to be more agile and focused on innovation. You'll need to influence company leaders to adopt key strategies and programs to drive business results. This is an amazing opportunity to be part of Nestlé USA?s exciting transformation, building on our recent move from Glendale, CA.
  • Lead, develop and execute an integrated, strategic internal communications program that aligns with Nestlé?s business priorities as well as shapes employee engagement and culture.
  • Lead team of approximately eight communicators to provide top-notch communications planning and execution for key functions and business divisions.
  • Manage and optimize internal communications channels and social media tools, including the employee ambassador program, to enable the efficient and effective delivery of communications to targeted audiences. 
  • Provide executive communications, counsel and execution for NUSA?s Chairman & CEO, CFO and Chief People Officer. 
  • Develop talking points, FAQs, presentations, videos, web content, social media/digital strategies for employees ? all to reinforce our corporate brand, culture and transformational journey
  • Execute quarterly Town Hall meetings, as well as other employee events, to ensure visibility to the company?s performance, progress and purpose

Minimum Requirements: 


Minimum of 10 years of internal communications or related experience.
Bachelor?s degree in Communications or related field required

Skills:


Minimum of 10 years of internal communications or related experience.
Bachelor?s degree in Communications or related field required

Skills:

  • Well-developed storytelling skills; ability to write quickly and clearly for social media, video, town halls, etc. 
  • Must have extraordinary EQ: ability to work well with people at all levels, especially senior leaders
  • Effectively handles pressures and demands from multiple clients and competing priorities
  • Confident, collaborative self-sufficient leader who has a passion for internal communications
  • Excellent (and ruthless) editing and alignment skills
  • Understand nuances, comfortable working in gray areas ? all with the highest personal integrity


The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.