Vice President - Corporate Communications
Peabody Energy - St. Louis, MO

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In this outstanding opportunity, you'll represent a company culture that prizes social responsibility, teamwork, and high performance while advancing the message of a global category leader with operations and customers in six continents. The successful candidate will lead creation and direction of the company’s key messages and communications programs, processes and materials for key stakeholders.

We offer a fast-paced environment and a key strategic role within an organization that values quality communications. You'll direct a department that is highly recognized, including more than 100 awards in the past five years honoring exceptional work in publications, video, speechwriting, marketing campaigns, employe communications, and online activities.

Principal Responsibilities: Leadership and oversight of the following functions:

Flagship Messaging and Communications Vehicles
Core message development and management; Annual report; PeabodyEnergy.com; Fact sheets; Photo/video shoots and image management; Social media; Peabody logo management and branding; Core educational presentations

Issues Management
Rapid response activities; Trade publications; Americas regional support; Crisis communications training and implementation

Reputation Management
CEO positioning; Keynote presentation and speech preparation; Financial media relations; St. Louis media; Positive features placement; Proactive op-eds; High profile media requests; Corporate awards/submissions

Employee Communications
State of the Company meeting; Leadership Conference; Conveyor; Quarterly updates; Brown bag seminars; Employee announcements; Employee benefits/employment/compensation/HR program communications; Notes from Greg; Employee portal support; Electronic communications (videoconferences, podcasts)

Advocacy Coll
oboration Integrating messaging and products from Global Advocacy department

Social Responsibility
Writing and production assistance for internal/external CSR reports

Global Communications
Asia and trading communications management, presentations, employee communications, media relations, foreign website development and QA development; Core international presentation; External presentations for executive leadership

Other Activities
News Clips assembly/distribution; Executive biographies; Event coordination; Corporate history/archivist activities

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations or related field
  • 15+ years of experience in corporate communications at the agency or corporate level (corporate experience strongly preferred)
  • Strong leadership, collaboration and technical skills
  • Experience in the resource sector a plus

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