Senior of Corporate Manager Communications, Kellogg’s, Battle Creek, Michigan

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Senior of Corporate Manager Communications, Kellogg’s, Battle Creek, Michigan

Kellogg’s ® is a name that always raises a smile. We’ve been around for generations and have built up an impressive portfolio of brands that can be found in many households across the globe. We market in over 180 countries, and with over 31,000 employees worldwide our annual 2009 sales towered up to an impressive $13 billion. As a Senior Manager of Corporate Communications you will be afforded the opportunity to grow as a communicator and have a broad career path. We believe in investing in our employees; providing them an opportunity to work with our global responsibility teams, exposure to multiple areas of the business and project ownership while making a significant difference to the business and products that are inspirational to work with.

From our Global Headquarters in Battle Creek as Senior of Corporate Manager Communications, you will play a key role by managing various external communications priorities that help advance and protect Kellogg Company’s corporate reputation through program planning, management, implementation and evaluation. By working with our friendly teams who are passionate about the Kellogg’s ® brand, you’ll be responsible for working on the corporate responsibility reports, while advancing and protecting our corporate reputation.

In your role as Senior Manager of Corporate Communications, you will contribute to the overall success of the Kellogg business by:

Corporate Responsibility Report:

-Developing and managing the production of our annual global corporate responsibility report. This will include working collaboratively with the global team to ensure that the information accurately reflects our commitments and priorities.

Corporate Reputation Management:

-Providing strategic and tactical support for efforts to advance Kellogg Company’s reputation.

-Supporting day-to-day media relations activities to generate balanced to positive media coverage, indulging drafting press releases, position statements and Q&A documents, identifying opportunities to help strengthen our reputation and responding to media inquiries.

Annual Shareowners Meeting/Retired Officers Update:

-Developing content for Annual Shareowners Meeting and Retired Officer Update.

At Kellogg we put a huge emphasis on recruiting the best people to help grow our business and build on our successes. To be considered for this position you must be able to demonstrate the following:

-Four-year college degree in communications, journalism or related field required.

-Minimum of 10 years of experience in communications required.

-Must have excellent communication skills, including both written and oral communications. Fluent in AP Style.

– Demonstrate effective critical thinking and strategic planning skills through strong project-management abilities. This includes the ability to meet tight deadlines and juggle multiple priorities, along with the ability to be detail oriented and able to execute flawlessly on projects in a fast-paced, often pressured environment.

-Able to work independently, as well as effectively within a collaborative team with members of all levels of experience. Also, must be able to work well with a variety of key customers throughout the organization and external partners.

-Ability to use Microsoft Office applications, wire services, media monitoring software and other public relations tools.

-Travel is required up to 10% of scheduled time to attend training, business meetings and other work-related functions.


-Experience to come from a mixture of corporate and agency communications.

-Experience working within the food industry is a plus.

-Prior experience working with nutrition and/or providing communication about nutrition issues is a plus.

Please apply online at:

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