Avery Dennison RBIS Internal Communications Manager in Glendale, California
ABOUT AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION:
Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs more than 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
We are seeking an experienced and strategic communications manager to join the Global Communications team at Avery Dennison. Reporting to the Head of Communications for the Retail Branding and Information Solutions (RBIS) business unit, the person in this role will design and develop communications that support the RBIS business unit’s objectives and align with an overarching global communications strategy. The Internal Communications Manager will work directly with all levels of management for RBIS globally, partnering primarily with Human Resources, as well as other internal client groups, to deliver communication strategies and content that effectively engage employees and other key stakeholders. Key focus areas include sustainability, values and ethics, and learning/career development.
Take the lead on developing employee engagement communications, and driving intranet adoption and content creation.
Collaborate with internal clients to design, implement, and measure communications programs and activities that drive business results.
Create and deliver compelling communications that support the RBIS story and meet the needs of internal clients; lead efforts to ensure messages reach target audiences through a range of communications tools (newsletters, intranet, video, etc.).
Lead partnership with HR, supporting communications efforts in the areas of learning, career growth and development, and health and well-being.
Leverage enterprise communication programs, message platforms, assets and channels to support business unit priorities.
Support activation and adoption of Avery Dennison’s company values, sustainability goals, and diversity and inclusion efforts.
Organize and coordinate key business unit meetings and special events, including the preparation of presentation materials and executive talking points.
Develop, manage and publish content for the company’s global intranet.
Oversee feedback, measurement and impact of campaign activities.
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
5-8 years of progressive communications experience, working in a global environment, across divisions and in diverse cultures and operating structures.
Experience with HR and employee engagement communications.
Understanding of business strategy basics and aligning communications against goals
Superb storytelling/writing, editing and oral presentation skills.
Excellent organizational ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Solutions-oriented self-starter, who has a collaborative approach.
High degree of comfort in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
Project manager’s ability to take initiative, work within tight deadlines and budgets, and communicate challenges/issues in a clear and timely fashion.
Ability to develop and maintain strong, functional working relationships with stakeholders of multiple levels, within and outside of the company.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled