PMO - Communications Manager

Beaverton, OR
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Erica R. Brown

Job Description:

A Fortune 100 Athletic Apparel and Footwear Company located in Beaverton, OR is looking for a  Communications Manager to join their Global Sourcing & Manufacturing (GSM) Center of Excellence (COE) team. 

This is a 4 month temporary role and is a great way to get your foot in the door at this AMAZING company !!

As a Communications Manager in the Global Sourcing & Manufacturing (GSM) Center of Excellence (COE), this role will support communications for programs within the COE as well as providing communications support for the COE team.

We are looking for a communications expert who can quickly integrate into the team and support innovative, compelling, succinct and consistent messages across a handful of projects, and a number of channels, to inform and educate a broad company and factory partner audience. 


In this role, you will: 
• Create and execute targeted, measurable communications stories and messaging, aligned to the communications and project strategy, to inform, educate and drive change and adoption 
• Deliver high-impact, relevant, and measurable communications, using a variety of channels, on tight timelines 
• Create, edit and polish communications materials – specifically PowerPoint presentations – for a broad audience across the company and factory partners, including executives, project stakeholders and downstream 
• Understand language needs to communicate messages in the best way for specific audiences (executives, end-users, ESL, etc.) 
• Simplify complexity and develop compelling messaging 
• Integrate brand guidelines into all deliverables and help others on the project team do the same 
• Build credible relationships with team members and business stakeholders 
• Manage communication schedule against stakeholder and project calendars 
• Autonomously manage workload and responsibilities, as part of a small Portfolio & Transition Management team 

• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related discipline 
• 4+ years corporate communications experience 
• Strong writer and editor, with ability to give clear and constructive feedback 
• Ability to communicate complex concepts simply and clearly 
• Must be proactive within team, self-directed, willingly offer solutions and share ideas and graciously accept constructive feedback 
• Ability to work effectively with cross-functional and cross-cultural teams 
• Ability to organize assignments and work independently 
• Understanding of training, change management, manufacturing financial processes, or technology implementation a plus 
• Experience working within a matrix organization a plus 
• Understanding of graphic design principles, including web/HTML a plus 
• Ability to use standard Adobe tools/programs to create presentations, print and web-based collateral; PowerPoint expertise is a must 
• Attention to detail is critical 
• Must be able to take action in solving issues while exhibiting mature judgment 
• Strong team player 
• No travel is required for this position. 

• PowerPoint experience a must (expert-level) 
• Microsoft Word & Excel 
• SharePoint / Box 
• WordPress; knowledge of HTML/CSS a plus 
• Campaign Monitor a plus 
• Adobe Acrobat Pro a plus 
• Adobe Creative Suite a plus 

Client Description:

This client, named for the Greek goddess of victory, is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories.