Communications Manager TX
GE Transportation - Chicago, IL

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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Communications Manager, GE Manufacturing Solutions, will be the internal and external communications leader for a new, Ft. Worth based start-up manufacturing operation based on the high-performance, work-team-based principles. In this role you will demonstrate your leadership in communicating the business strategy, goals, and objectives as well as developing, managing and building cross-business ownership for effective internal and external communication programs and processes.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Lead and manage the organization’s communications with key stakeholder audiences including: employees and prospective employees, the media, the community, state and local government officials, and others
  • Work with team-members throughout the operation to help ensure effective information flow is taking place
  • Help communicate with other vital stakeholders such as customers and industry leaders
  • Develop and/or serve as lead writer for a broad range of communications such as publications, press releases and briefings, speeches, presentations, announcements etc. for use with both internal and external audiences in support of the business strategy
  • Continuously monitor, measure, and evaluate the effectiveness of communication efforts
  • Serve as spokesperson for the business
  • Coordinate with other company businesses in the DFW Metroplex on subjects of mutual interest and requiring regional coordination such as contributions and interfacing with various government entities

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a combination of external and internal communications roles in a large organization

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    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 background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or Communications
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in all facets of communications (writing, graphics, production, Reputation Management, special events, video, etc.)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Significant experience in corporate communications preferably in a manufacturing setting
  • Established planning, organizational, and execution ability
  • Proven facilitation ability
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