Our client's corporate communication department at our corporate headquarters in Oak Brook, has an assignment for a highly motivated, seasoned Corporate Communications Manager.Heavy writing and editing of content for our employee, vendor and retailer intranet sites, as well
as key corporate communications programs and initiatives.
Managing the communication department mailbox, which feeds online content for the company's
employees, retailers and Ace vendors
The ability to link all communications to our client's business strategy and big picture
Developing and implementing short- and long-term employee communication plans for our
internal business partners
Advising team members and departments, ensuring that overall strategic direction and
messages are consistently incorporated into communication pieces developed for other areas of
Collaborating with members of the corporate communications team on group projects
Building and maintaining cross-functional relationships across the company and use these
relationships to resolve issues and move projects forward in a positive manner.
Adapting to a fast-paced, challenging environment while supporting multiple clients at the same
Developing a long-term employee communication editorial calendar
Desired Skills & Experience
Exceptional writing, verbal and interpersonal skills, with the ability to translate broad concepts into
understandable messages and present all of the messages in one voice on our intranets
Bachelor?s degree in Communications, Journalism or related field
Thorough knowledge of AP Style
At least eight years professional experience in corporate communications, media, or similar
setting. Experience in employee communication highly preferred.
Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
Experience managing web sites/content and understanding of web development process
Candidate must be organized, highly-detailed and able to maintain strict confidentiality in all
Experience managing print communications, including knowledge of design and printing
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Comfortable using and willingness to learn new technology (Survey Monkey, Zoomerang, My
Emma, Constant Contact, etc).
Examples of previous work required