Manager-Corporate Comms, External

Employer
The Clorox Company
Location
Oakland
Posted
Jan 24, 2013
Closes
Feb 23, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Position Summary:
 
The Manager, Corporate Communications ? External will drive strategic communications supporting Clorox's business objectives with external stakeholders and audiences, serving as a media relations contact and spokesperson on financial and general corporate matters.
 
He/she will also develop and coordinate corporate external communications and manage external vehicles, including the corporate web site.      Key Responsibilities  
* Develop and implement external communications plans
* Write financial and general corporate press releases, scripts, key message platforms and Q&As
* Manage external communications vehicles
* Serve as media relations contact for business and general media.
* Conduct media and risk communication training for plant and other field spokespeople


Required Qualifications:
* Degree requirement-  Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism or related field*  10+ years experience in corporate communications at an agency or in-house at a public company, handling writing and editing of corporate and financial communications, including press releases, Q&As and communications platforms on all corporate matters, quarterly financial press releases and scripts for senior executives.* Types of soft skills needed -   self-starter and independent worker; confidence in working directly with senior leaders, including C-level executives; strong team and cross-functional collaborator. * PR/Corporate Communications/financial communications    Desired Qualifications:
* Graduate degree in journalism/communications or related field  

Visit www.clorox.com/careers and follow the links. You'll find out about our benefits and opportunities for advancement and learning, as well as our commitment to the communities where we live and work. Then be sure to apply. The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer. If you are unable to fill out the online application due to a disability, please call our main # and ask for an HR rep to assist you with completing application.