A JOTW “Can't Wait” posting from Kellogg Company
Kellogg Company is seeking a Director, Corporate Communications to assist in the delivery of external corporate communications strategies including enhancing the company’s reputation and brand image.
Director, Corporate Communications, Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, MI
Description: Kellogg Company is seeking a Director, Corporate Communications to assist in the delivery of external corporate communications strategies including enhancing the company’s reputation and brand image. This role will report directly to the Vice President, Global Communications. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
a) providing communications support for strategic corporate initiatives including Annual Meeting, health & nutrition announcements, M&A activity, major organizational announcements, etc.;
b) leading the creation of company’s annual Global Corporate Responsibility report;
c) building relationships with key media contacts and identifying opportunities to proactively pitch stories to media as appropriate; and
d) providing strategic counsel to senior executives and developing messaging, presentations, and speeches including company updates on key initiatives.
With 2007 sales of nearly $12 billion, Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) is the world’s leading producer of cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, frozen waffles, and meat alternatives. The company’s brands include Kellogg’s, Keebler, Pop-Tarts, Eggo, Cheez-It, Club, Nutri-Grain, Rice Krispies, Special K, All-Bran, Mini-Wheats, Morningstar Farms, Famous Amos, Ready Crust and Kashi. Kellogg products are manufactured in 19 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries around the world.Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people. Kellogg EOE M/F/D/V
BA/BS Degree required. Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, English or related discipline preferred.
Minimum of 10 years experience in external communications, corporate communication and/or PR agency experience required. Must possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with strong writing and editorial abilities. Must have extensive media relations skills and experience. Must have experience as an influential communications consultant within an organization, developing and maintaining strong professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders and working effectively with all levels of employees. Must have ability to think strategically, be able to see the big picture and drive projects from development to completion.Must possess strong project management skills. Must be able to meet tight deadlines and execute flawlessly on projects in a fast-paced, often pressured environment. Must have the ability to manage and prioritize heavy work load and meet deadlines in a fast- paced communication department.Must have ability to use word processing, PowerPoint, Excel, internet, wire services, media monitoring software, and other public relation tools.Ability to travel approximately 10% of the time is required in this role.Ability to work extended hours and on weekends, if needed.
Access the job posting and apply online at: http://www.kelloggs.appone.com/Exempt/Menu.asp?ClientID=782&B_ID=33&ReqNumber=&SearchText=&KeyType=all&CatID=168&LocationID=25496%2C25502%2C25556%2C25751%2C30464%2C46119%2C48352%2C51555&x=54&y=12
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