Manager, Corporate Communications

Towson, MD

Come Make The World With Us

It takes great people to achieve greatness. People with a sense of purpose and integrity. People with a relentless pursuit of excellence. People who care about making things better For Those Who Make The World™. Sound like you? Join our top-notch team of nearly 60,000 professionals globally who are making their mark on some of the world’s most beloved brands, including DEWALT®, CRAFTSMAN®, CUB CADET®, STANLEY® and BLACK+DECKER®

What You’ll Do

Reporting into the corporate communications team, the Corporate Communications Manager will play a key role in supporting development of high impact global communications and driving execution that enables achievement of key business objectives. This person will work closely with business leadership, HR and enterprise communication teams on a range of projects and functional areas with a focus on executive communication support for C-suite leadership. This includes crafting interactive presentations and compelling narratives for internal and external audiences, coordinating integrated communication strategies for major business projects, and supporting a cadence of internal communication rhythms including frequent engagement activity, quarterly town halls, annual business meetings and other ad hoc events.

  • This person will also play a key role in accelerating business transformation efforts, particularly advancing our talent & culture strategy. Further, this person will need to employ effective and progressive change management techniques to support employee engagement.
  • Support development and lead implementation of strategic communication plans utilizing various channels/vehicles for messaging deployment and crafting clear, consistent narratives in support of business initiative.
  • Write talking points and create compelling content for key initiatives with creative ideas for design and delivery, which may include internal announcements, social posts, videos, graphic assets, podcasts, webinars, etc.
  • Support corporate leadership team communications to drive alignment and engagement among employees around business commitments and long-term strategic objectives.
  • Support internal communications that enhance the image of the company among employees to increase engagement, generate pride and ensure alignment with goals; support related engagement projects such as employee surveys and feedback analysis, rewards & recognition programs, etc.
  • Plan integrated internal-external communication strategies with consistent messaging plans for various stakeholders by partnering with marketing, investor relations, public relations, government relations, etc.

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Communications, Business Administration, Marketing, eCommerce or related field
  • 5-8+ years of professional experience with evidence of increasing responsibility in Communications, Marketing or related field, with demonstrated experience leveraging communication tools to support key strategic initiatives (experience in manufacturing or consumer goods industry preferred)
  • Exceptional writing, editing and storytelling skills with ability to communicate effectively to diverse audiences
  • Strong PowerPoint capabilities with demonstrated experience in developing visually effective presentations
  • Strong project management capabilities, including demonstrated leadership for multiple assignments from conception to completion on deadline and within budget
  • Understanding of and experience with change management within a corporate environment

What You’ll Receive

You’ll receive a competitive salary and a great benefits plan:

  • Medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, paid time off and tuition reimbursement.
  • Discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and other partner programs.

How You’ll Feel

We want our company to be a place you’ll want to be – and stay. Being part of our team means you’ll get to:

  • Grow: Be part of our global company with 20+ brands to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.
  • Learn: Have access to a wealth of learning resources, including our Lean Academy, Coursera® and online university.
  • Belong: Experience an awesome place to work, where we have mutual respect and a great appreciation for diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Give Back: Help us continue to make positive changes locally and globally through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.

What’s more, you’ll get that pride that comes from empowering makers, doers, protectors and everyday heroes all over the world. We’re more than the #1 tools company. More than a driving force in outdoor power equipment. More than a global leader in industrial. We’re visionaries and innovators. As successful as we’ve been in the past, we have so much further to go. That’s where you come in. Join us!

All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.

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