Jacobs Manager, Global Internal Communications - Remote in Topeka, Kansas
You see every day as an opportunity to make the world better, more connected, more sustainable. You have big dreams that can make a big impact – and at Jacobs, you can make them real. Discover ways to expand your experience, advance your thinking, and take on new responsibilities across our global network – with a diverse team that inspires and supports you.
As a member of the Global Internal Communications team in the Manager role, you’ll partner closely with strategic leaders across Human Resources to drive engagement and understanding of how we’re delivering on our employee value statement: A world where you can. This means educating, informing and connecting the dots so our people see and feel how we work every day to ensure each are empowered to be you, do and grow.
This role works across Human Resources including efforts in talent acquisition, wellbeing, employee experience, and learning and development. Your success in this role is grounded in your ability to listen, question and consult, make connections and prioritize – so we’re able to roll out initiatives and efforts in a streamlined and organized way. Ultimately, you’ll help translate complex and often sensitive information into crisp, clear written communications coupled with innovative design and delivery.
As a Manager, Global Internal Communications, you’ll:
Partner with our HR strategic leaders to advise on strategic communication best practices, including effective storytelling, message frequency, channel selection, metrics, and Jacobs’ brand guidelines – serving as a “first stop” for message and communications requests
Create a process as well as templates to help streamline the development and execution of messaging and communications
Help draft summary communications for the company and leadership around progress, what’s been achieved and what’s still to come
Work alongside HR leadership to plan and execute communication strategies that help unite the efforts under one mission in a way that informs employees, inspires action and achieves business objectives
Draft communications including emails, knowledge articles, newsletter items and talking points to drive employee engagement, understanding and usage of our benefits and resources
Work with regional and business unit groups to review communications and ensure they’re aligned with our employee value statement and brand
Track communication and business metrics to identify key learnings, trends, and opportunities for improvement; report out to communications and HR leadership
Work closely with organizational change management team members to bolster the effectiveness of efforts and foster positive relationships with stakeholders across the business
Build consensus and exert influence without direct authority
Thrive in a dynamic and evolving work environment
Demonstrate excellent organization and time management skills
Deliver projects successfully whether working independently or with a team in a way that’s proactive, results-oriented, and deadline-driven
Exhibit an innate curiosity and desire to learn; always looking for ways to improve and innovate
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Established experience in marketing, communications and project management
A writer who can expertly craft communications in the most simple, clear and straightforward manner
Proven and successful track record of project-management capabilities, moving projects forward with an eye on what’s next as well as what’s to come
Ideally, you’ll also have:
Knowledge of AP style
Experience with website/content management, executive communications and change management
Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave. Typical salary range for this position is $83,500 to $175,500 and is commensurate with experience relative to the position. For “remote” positions, salary to be offered is geographic dependent.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .
At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.