Global Internal Communications Manager (Hybrid-Global HQ- Morgan Hill, CA)

Specialized, Morgan Hill, California, United States, 95038

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Does the opportunity to engage our teammates, build programs from scratch and own the process of creating world-class communications plans on a global scale excite you?

We are searching for a Global Internal Communications Manager to develop communication strategies and deliverables that align with Specialized's Vision, Mission and strategic priorities. Reporting to the Chief People Officer, this position will be responsible for creating, maintaining, and executing to an annual communication calendar as well as ad hoc messaging, executive communications and colleague engagement- ensuring that strategic initiatives across the organization are consistent, professional, clear, and understood, while also promoting our culture and teammate engagement.

The position is a hybrid (blend of work from home and in office on a weekly basis) position, based at one of our global hubs.


Develop and implement internal communications strategies that engage, inspire and connect teammates across the organization with Specialized's Vision, Mission and strategic priorities.Identify internal communications needs and build a roadmap of internal communications structureEstablish regular company-wide communication cadence for the Executive Leadership Team; driving development of executive communications, including contributed content and presentationsEnsure organizational changes, initiatives and projects are effectively communicated to teammates using appropriate channelsBuild and create awareness for Specialized's employer brand, and develop our voice on key issues affecting teammatesEnsure internal communications messages are consistent throughout the organization and also aligned with external communication messages, in collaboration with our public relations teamOptimize and manage internal communication channels (plan, edit, write content)Partner with our People and Culture team to further develop our onboarding materials to ensure new teammates are welcomed into Specialized's culture and understand our Vision, Mission and ways of working.Handle the internal communication response to crisis situations which affect organizational perception and reputation; aligned with external communication messages, in collaboration with our public relations teamDevelop systems and approaches for measuring performance of communications programs and bringing visibility across the organization to the workWHAT YOU NEED TO WIN

Bachelor's degree (journalism, communications, public relations or marketing preferred) or equivalent practical experience.At least 5 years of experience in an internal communications role, with demonstrated ability to build an internal communications function from scratchProven ability to influence and bring strategic communication plans to life across multiple global stakeholdersExperience developing clear, concise and compelling executive communications that support business strategy and growth plansSkilled at building relationships with senior leaders and stakeholders, and ability to work well and influence across teams, functions, and levels.Excellent presentation, writing, editing and proofreading skills as well as the journalistic ability to source stories from teammatesStrong technology skills, with proven ability to identify and utilize a variety of communication toolsPay

Below is a summary of compensation elements for this role at the company if based in the following locations:


Base Pay Range: $90,000-$160,000


Base Pay Range: $81,000-$135,000

At Specialized, your base pay is one part of your total compensation package and will depend on your work experience, skills, certification, and location.


Along with competitive pay, as a full-time teammate you are eligible for the following benefits beginning 30 days from date of hire. Benefits include:PPO, EPO, HMO Kaiser and HDHP competitive Healthcare benefit plans offered (which include coverage for acupuncture and physical therapy)Dental and Vision planHealth Savings Account with a company paid HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA401(k) Matching up to $5,000 plus company paid retirement plan feesProfit Sharing PlanCompany paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insuranceEmployee Assistance programSick, Vacation and Paid HolidaysEmployee discounts and perk programParental LeaveSpecialized bike for new babyEducation and events reimbursement

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