Communications Manager

Communications Manager

Group Trucks Operations | United States | Byhalia, MS

Job Summary

The Site Communications Manager is responsible for leading the communications function at the Byhalia Central Distribution Center. This position will support the day-to-day business and promote understanding and alignment to the overall vision and strategies as well as the implementation of corporate initiatives and processes at the Byhalia Central Distribution Center.

Key responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Deliver measurable management/employee cohesion through proactive and consistent stakeholder communications
  • Establish and grow a strong local culture based on Volvo Group values in partnership with local HR colleagues
  • Take a proactive communications advisory role towards all levels of local leadership
  • Coordinate, implement, and support a site communication plan in alignment with regional and global communications strategies
  • Provide expert guidance on issues related to change management
  • Generate local internal communication using a variety of channels (i.e. eBoards, newsletters, etc.) and measure effectiveness
  • Support the regional and global extended communications networks with local input, task implementation, and content generation
  • Responsible for coordinating and leading site visits with key internal (i.e. company executives) and external stakeholders (i.e. customers, dealers, etc.)
  • Plan and execute key events such as: employee townhalls, dialogue sessions, or internal conferences
  • Drive site adherence to all facets of Volvo Group brand and identity guidelines
  • Deliver proactive partnerships and CSR initiatives through community relations

Key targets and results
  • Global and regional business and communications strategies are developed and implemented at a site level
  • Global, regional, and site messages are communicated in a consistent, measured, and locally relevant way
  • The development of a strong local company culture based on Volvo Group values
Key competences, knowledge and experience
  • A bachelor degree in Communications, Business Administration, or related degree is required
  • 5 years of working experience in a communications function; experience within an industrial environment (i.e. distribution center, manufacturing plant, etc.) preferred
  • The ability to work with and communicate to different audience types in creative ways
  • A strong capacity and track record in building a company culture
  • Exemplary verbal and non-verbal communication and presentation skills. English proficiency is necessary with Portuguese and/or Spanish a plus
  • Experience in communications coaching and consulting
  • Familiarity using measurement tactics for identifying the success of communications activities
  • Experience with video production and editing is a plus

Om oss

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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