General Electric Internal Communications Staff Manager – Technology & Supply Chain in Evendale, Ohio
Job Description Summary
Drive consistent messages for employees across GE Aviation’s “Product” and “Process” Priorities with a focus on Technology and Supply Chain. Partner with the Engineering and Supply Chain business leadership to create and execute a communications strategy which keeps key internal and external stakeholders well-informed to help achieve business objectives. Ensure employee engagement and strong connectivity to business strategy and culture. Lead a small team of communications professionals to achieve shared goals.
Provide executive communications to senior leaders for both internal and external audiences.
Partner with business leadership to ensure successful internal communications to keep key all Aviation employees well-informed to help achieve business objectives – special focus on Technology and Supply Chain.
Create compelling content for telling the GE Aviation story to internal & external audiences.
Partner with other communicators to tell the GE Aviation Sustainability story – to external audiences (customers, industry groups, future employees).
Analyze and design an improved communications strategy to recommend new channels, methods and ideas.
Advises leaders regarding projects, processes and procedures requiring communications.
Partners with internal communications team to accomplish key priorities including culture, strategy and change management efforts.
Coach, develop and lead a small team of professionals.
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or related field
At least five years of experience in Corporate Communications or Executive Communications.
Prior experience as a people leader
Familiar with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Technology savvy with a keen understanding of all types of communication channels
Ability to assess content/programming success using data and analytics
Strong project management skillset; executes in a timely and effective manner
Industry experience preferred –industrial, manufacturing company; aerospace/technology; general business acumen
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; ability to cut through with a succinct, modern communication style
Detail-oriented, highly organized, fiercely committed to quality, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously switching between them as required
Demonstrated ability to create content; strong storytelling abilities and clear ability to turn complex ideas into simple messages
Collaborates with communications team members and business partners to develop messages that resonate with multiple stakeholder groups
Strong digital and social storytelling and engagement experience
Complex organizational and cultural change management experience
Practiced capacity to manage complex projects with multiple stakeholders navigating conflicting opinions & priorities and developing consensus
Bring a business outcomes mindset to communications work
Uses surveys, media and online tracking, and other listening techniques to develop a holistic view of how stakeholders feel about relevant company issues
Proven ability to work with partners at all levels
Life-long learner; thirsty for knowledge and curious
Able to build credibility quickly and become a sought-after resource for communications advice and counsel
Operate as a respected business partner, driving strategic programs, providing valuable advice and appropriate pushback
Collaborates across functions and teams with humility and grace.
Resilient and calm under pressure.
Can work independently with minimal supervision.
Creative, proactive and enthusiastic; willing to take smart risks and lead initiatives with confidence.
Proven experience of delivering results with impact
Empathy, emotional intelligence and cultural sensitivity
Good sense of humor and ability to see work as fun; positive source of energy for peers
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes