Communications Manager
GE Power & Water - Schenectady, NY

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Job Number

1723988

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

This role will be responsible for creating and leading employee communications which drive a simplified understanding and appreciation of the vision, strategy and organizational initiatives within the Thermal P&L. The employee communications manager will develop an internal communication strategy and execute it using appropriate communication platforms

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Strong digital knowledge, strong writing and editing skills, the ability to write for online audiences, and strong project management skills
  • Develop the internal communications strategy, which includes development of rhythm and content to employees across the business via employee news channels, CEO notes, executive messaging, events, webcasts etc.
  • Leverage new technology to develop new channels, tools and vehicles to keep GE employees informed and engaged, while increasing two-way communication
  • Drive employee engagement for a variety of global GE initiatives
  • Create / maintain online portals, employee contests and strategic messaging
  • Develop write and edit stories for company intranet and news channels
  • Drive and measure readership. Review and respond to employee comments
  • Manage posting of content and imagery
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with business communicators, providing support to ensure Company-wide programs reach the regional and field employees
  • Support Diversity and affinity network communications leaders on employee messaging, PR and event sponsorship
  • Support special projects, events and handle occasional media requests related to employees

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (or a high school diploma / GED with related experience in a marketing or sales role)
  • Minimum 5 years communications experience

    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
  • Significant internal communications experience
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, execute, and measure employee engagement strategies with a highly dispersed and mobile employee population
  • Experience working within a highly matrixed, global environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining a high quality of work
  • Strong project management / process bias
  • Excellent business acumen
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to effectively interact at all levels of the organization from senior level executives to all other employment segments Why join one great company when you can join many? At GE, we’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 100 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. In the energy industry, we are one of the world's leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies in all areas of the energy industry including coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy as well as with renewable resources such as water, wind, solar and alternative fuels. Learn More about GE Power and Water Today! PLEASE NOTE: Schenectady, NY is the preferred location, however other U.S. locations may be considered. To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE AMSTC, Aviation, Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water and Transportation, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

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