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SR MGR COMMUNICATIONS (Remote Option)

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

 

ABOUT TE CONNECTIVITY
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

 

The Aerospace Defense and Marine (AD&M) business unit of TE Connectivity are leaders in the development and engineering of a comprehensive portfolio of contactors, relays, sensors, fiber optics, wires, cables, antennas, circuit protectors and moldings for harsh environments. We have a global customer base with over 7000 employees to deliver a broad range of solutions.  

Job Overview

The AD&M business unit is in search of an exceptional Sr. Manager, Communications.  This role can be remote based, with ideal locations in proximity to TE Corp facilities in Harrisburg and/or Berwyn, PA.   However, we will consider any area of the US with access to a major airport to allow for regular business travel.  As part of the Aerospace, Defense & Marine (AD& M) Marketing team, the Sr. Manager, Communications is responsible for defining and executing the internal communications strategy that  supports the strategy and change management efforts for the AD&M Business unit. The individual will be responsible for defining the messaging and overseeing the implementation of initiatives that engage key audiences using a variety of approaches and channels, as well as serving as a strategic communications advisor to the General Manager and leadership team of the business.

The ideal candidate must be a strong leader who can influence the communication strategies of the leadership team, while also being an expert at communicating in all media (written, oral, video, infographic and digital forms), self-directed and able to execute a high volume of projects that support a variety of different global internal stakeholders. They must be passionate about the work they do, able to adapt quickly to changes in plans, goals or objectives and able to both create strategic plans and execute tactical program elements. They must excel at message development, storytelling and writing with a style that captures the author’s voice and intent, and the audience’s attention.
To be successful in this role, the Communications Manager will need to build strong relationships based on confidence and trust with various key collaborators—from our executive leadership team and human resource partners, to corporate communications teams. This position will report to the the Vice President of Human Resources for AD&M, with dotted line reporting to the Sr. Director of Marketing for AD&M.  This role will partner closely with the VP of HR to drive major cultural and engagement initiatives for the business.

 

 

Responsibilities

•    Creating and executing a comprehensive internal communications plan for the business unit (in collaboration with marketing and human resources leadership), from concept to execution, to drive greater employee engagement and cultural change
•    Establishing, nurturing and activating a global network of “communications champions” at each major site within the AD&M business
•    Partnering with human resources and senior management to plan/schedule/deploy informative and compelling executive messages, organizational announcements, scripts and talking points
•    Working with global plant managers to enable the use of TE’s digital internal communications channels to enable communication with all business unit employees in office and plant environments around the world
•    Driving internal campaigns around key business milestones and initiatives, such as our Exceptional Customer Experience and Lean Improvement programs
•    Partnering with TE’s Corporate Communications on enterprise-wide programs and initiatives, such as the company’s intranet/intranet sites, corporate branding campaigns, digital and social media activity, etc.
•    Work with business unit GMs, human resources, legal teams and corporate communications to manage all communication efforts (internal and external) related to organization actions and factory transitions
•    Manage all COVID-19 related business unit communications with internal stakeholders, including messaging to customers
•    Developing and enhancing employee communications-related performance metrics to measure effectiveness, progress and business impact

 

Skills and Experience

•    Bachelor’s degree or higher in communications, English, journalism, or public relations required
•    At least 5-10 years communications experience including a demonstrated ability to produce effective communication strategies
•    Previous global communications experience is required
•    Previous experience leading internal communications efforts to drive cultural change highly preferred
•    Excellent communication skills, written and verbal with the ability to understand and distill information, be concise, and capture interest
•    Fluency in English is required
•    Ability to create appealing and compelling presentations which capture audience interest and enhance messaging
•    Experience counseling and advising executive management
•    Knowledgeable on current communications trends and practices
•    Proven skill in using digital/social media to connect with stakeholders through compelling messages and stories
•    Curious and genuinely interested in learning TE’s AD&M business to enhance communications
•    Experience building ad hoc communities and coalitions to achieve business results
•    Experience building and managing communications budgets

This position may require access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, person granted asylee status in the U.S. or person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee.

 

Personal Competencies

•    Ability to work independently and proactively, multi-task and perform under pressure
•    Very high attention to detail and dedicated to flawless execution
•    Capability to effectively balance strategic advice and tactical execution
•    Dynamic and high energy team player who can build, energize and motivate teams
•    Mature, credible, patient, hard-working and persuasive
•    Strong business acumen; sound business-sense and judgment
•    Demonstrated leadership competencies such as teamwork, creative problem solving, flexibility and willingness to challenge the status quo
•    Excellent interpersonal, organization, leadership and project management skills
•    Flexibility to develop strong relationships with multiple departments in a large, matrix organization

 

 

COMPENSATION
•    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience:
•    Any posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
•    Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits
BENEFITS
•    A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets

Location: 

Berwyn-Remote Option, PA, US, 19312

City:  Berwyn-Remote Option
State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  83292
Alternative Locations:  Philadelphia, Wilmington, New York
Function:  Sales & Marketing


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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