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Morton Salt Head of Communications and Engagement in Overland Park, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12761635 Morton Salt is an iconic, 175-year-old company with a strong heritage and a bright future. We help unlock the flavors in food, make roads and sidewalks safer, improve the water in baths, pools, and homes, and keep businesses and industries running. We are a dedicated team who constantly strives to do better together, and we are passionate about building a sustainable future for our company, the communities in which we operate, and the world around us. By joining our team, you will contribute to producing and delivering every form of salt that enhances everyday life.

Job Summary

The jobholder is responsible for co-creating and implementing an engaging, inspiring and results driven Internal Communications, Employment Brand, Employee Engagement and DE&I strategy. This plan will be aimed at enabling successful implementation of these aspects of the people agenda across the business. The successful incumbent ensures the plan developed aligns to the broader people strategy and contributes to the success of the company in achieving its performance goals. The jobholder delivers the agreed engagement and communication programs and initiatives, including employee surveys and follow up communications, with flexibility to localize for business unit requirements. The Head of Communications and Engagement leads internal communications strategy and execution to help transform and modernize the way we connect with employees and play a leading role in improving company culture.

Internal Communications

Develop and execute an internal communications strategy for Morton Salt, with a focus on increasing employee engagement and the companys employment brand.

Lead planning and execution of internal communications programs to drive a united workplace culture.

Manage the enterprise-wide development / deployment of corporate content of a digital display network for all company sites throughout North and South America.

Create modern, compelling content across multiple channels including video, print, newsletter, company intranet/portal, quarterly meetings and network video boards.

Develop a long-term strategy to modernize, grow engagement and improve employee perception through use of various communication tools including various formats of CEO Leadership Townhall forums.

Serve as the editor-in-chief of our internal newsletters, publishing consistent, modern and compelling content for our employees as well as our various social media platforms and recruitment sites.

Write and edit materials, including organizational announcements, intranet articles, executive speeches, talking points, and company presentations.

Provide ongoing counsel and internal communication support to senior executives.

Develop strategy, editorial plans and content to support change management, employee engagement programs and cultural initiatives.

Manage internal communications analytics including reporting, growth targets and program evaluation.

Manage translation services vendors as needed for communications with French, Spanish and Portuguese speaking populations across the Americas business units.

Corporate Public Relations

Manage day-to-day media relations for the company and work with key stakeholders to provide counsel and reactive statements for media requests.

Develop communication plans and strategy to protect company reputation and assist business units as necessary for labor relations, health & safety, issues management and crisis communication.

Manage and coordinate employer/corporate social & online presence on various sites (LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Bloomberg, D&B, etc.).