Energizer Corporate Communications Manager in St. Louis, Missouri
This is Energizer
At Energizer Holdings, we are passionate about bringing our brands and products to the world better than anyone else. It’s our passion and drive that makes us proud stewards of iconic brands including AC/Pro, Armor All, Energizer, Rayovac and STP, part of our broad portfolio of products that millions of consumers know, trust, and rely on every day.
When you come to work here, you’ll quickly see that we love what we do, we care about each other, and we continuously learn and improve to meet the needs of our customers and consumers around the world.
We have talented colleagues around the world with varied skillsets, backgrounds and experiences, and we embrace this diversity because it’s a big part of what helps us deliver results to grow the company. Whatever your specialty, you'll find that excelling at Energizer provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected.
Come join our team!
The role is responsible for leading the development and deployment of a strategic and engaging corporate communications program for the company’s internal and external stakeholders. The individual in this role will ensure all messages are aligned with Energizer’s mission, business strategies and external messaging, and will serve as an advisor for communications and change management for the executive team. The position also will aid in the development of messages and activities which reflect the company’s core values and social responsibility initiatives and will coordinate with our agency of record on external relations matters. This position will report directly to the VP, Communications, and partner cross functionally with Energizer's the Global Executive Team, Human Resources, Marketing, Commercial, Legal, and other departments on key business initiatives.
Change and Innovation
Flexibility & Collaboration
Analysis & Decision Making
Strengthen development and implementation of internal communications strategy in alignment with overall company strategy to win the hearts and minds of over 5,000 colleagues while integrating annual business objectives into a tangible and measurable communications plan to gauge success;
Develop and/or coordinate integrated communications plan associated with M&A and subsequent integration activities;
Draft and edit press releases, speeches, presentations, and other executive communications for internal constituencies including townhall meetings and other company-wide messaging to reach a global internal audience;
Partner with public relations agencies and provide internal coordination and leadership visibility to address external corporate reputation issues, crisis management, and external media needs;
Aid in building communication strategies to introduce new products and enhance external brand and company reputation including corporate social responsibility and philanthropic initiatives;
Coordinate with IT and other external vendors to manage the company’s internal and external corporate website, including content generation, design and ongoing maintenance;
Provide communications counsel and support to business leaders in the field that align with corporate messaging;
Partner with internal and external resources to maintain/develop/refresh templates for various internal communications platforms including InDesign, PPT, Word, etc. Support the design, development and publication of newsletters and other materials for internal use.
Proactively manage organization-wide communications cadence and leadership visibility to critical internal or external issues to win hearts and minds of our colleagues.
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s degree with a major in Journalism, Communications, English or other related discipline.
5+ years’ experience in communications role.
Excellent presentation skills with the ability to communicate effectively in written and oral communications.
Fluent in English plus one other language desirable.
Excellent Project Management and change management skills.
Good time management skills.
Working Relationships & Environment
Reports to VP, Communications.
This position currently has two direct reports: Communications Specialist and Communication Specialist.
Key relationships internally will include the Global Executive Team, Talent Development Team, Legal, HR Business Partners and Functional Business Leaders.
Key relationships externally will include external vendors and public relations agencies.
Minimal travel required.
May require meetings outside normal business hours of 8-5
Located in St. Louis, MO, Energizer Holdings, Inc. corporate headquarters.
Physical requirements – Typical office
An Offer to Grow On
Come join us!
Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, wellness and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.
Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.