Danaher Corporation Global Internal Communications & Employer Branding Lead (m/f/d) in Wetzlar, Germany
In this highly attractive role you will design, plan and execute our global internal communications program and develop a consistent tone and voice. It will be in your responsibility to support employer branding as well as global change projects and generally act as an “internal Journalist” to convey news worth sharing. Located in our Headquarter in Wetzlar you will have exposure to our Top-Level Management and also be part of our HR leadership team, reporting directly into the VP Human Resources.
You will analyze the effectiveness of existing internal communication channels and remain informed of best practices in the profession
The continuously improvement of our strategy, communications tools and programs will also be your responsibility
You design a creative communication strategy and annual delivery plan for engaging employee communications
You create a framework for repeatable processes/guidelines that can be implemented locally in various regions
You manage the company’s global intranet, providing technical oversight, community management, editorial calendar/content creation, reporting and analytics, ongoing enhancements and long-term strategy with a view to optimizing the employee experience
You lead the strategic thinking, design, development and promotion of the Leica Microsystems global intranet by determining the most effective ways to leverage intranet and social media tools
You propose, plan, design, write and create content for executive communication through appropriate channels and manage Leica Microsystems quarterly associate assemblies.
You will produce high-impact, high-value messages that support our employee’s ability to do their work and grow the business.
You generate and utilize analytics to execute and refine programs for maximum return on investment and track key performance metrics
You manage the global internal communication budget
Bachelor’s degree in communications, English, Journalism or related field
Multiple years of internal communications experience building enterprise-wide programs for global corporate organizations
Exceptional writing/editing experience, ability to connect ideas with macro-level priorities
Prior experience with following systems would be a plus: Cartella, web analytics programs, Eloqua, video and audio editing, WebEx and webcasting, design software, PPT
Demonstrated ability to take complex ideas and translate them into key messages and creative executions
Strong project planning and management skills with solid understanding of change management
Exceptional networking skills with the ability to influence peers and stakeholders
Journalist/blogger mentality with high affinity to social media
Fluent English and German skills
Flexible, proactive and service oriented team player
Multitasking and problem-solving skills
What We Offer:
Attractive Salary and Benefits Package
Continuous training, support and focus on your personal development
Modern virtual working approach in an exciting international environment – offering a mix between German as well as American culture
Good balance of independence and support to achieve your goals in an international environment
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