Global Communications Manager - Iselin, NJ-1804004 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
BASF is looking for an energetic, thoughtful and creative individual who will join the global communications team to support internal and external communications for our Mobile Emission Catalysts business unit, using multiple communications channels and methods to create impactful communications that are aligned with the business strategy. This position will report into to the Global Catalysts Communications leader, and will be a member of the Global Communication team and Mobile Emission Catalysts Leadership Team.
This position will create communications plans that promote awareness, engagement, understanding, and transparency, while also promoting the company goals and collaborating across different functions and teams. The ideal candidate will be energized by building and experimenting with communications across multiple channels. Above all, this position's work will have a high impact.
CCE Global Communications Manager (1801608) – Iselin, NJ
As the Mobile Emission Catalysts, Global Communications Manager, you will work closely with the Head of Communications to build communications platforms across Catalysts. You will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of global and regional communications strategies for the Mobile Emission Catalysts business unit – including marketing communications, branding, issues management, internal communications, public relations, executive support, leadership updates, and customer events.
Taking a broad view of the business, you will support stakeholders within the Mobile Emission Catalysts business to provide compelling and informative messages, and to develop communications strategies. You will: implement marketing communications activities for product launches, technical center and plant openings, customer events and promotions, trade fairs and exhibitions, industry forums and conferences, product advertising, and the Internet; identify current and emerging issues (BASF and Mobile Emissions Catalysts topics, as well as industry-related, social, economic, cultural, or otherwise) that are likely to affect the organization, leadership, and perception among key stakeholders; and Establish and execute efficient team communications strategies within the Mobile Emission Catalysts business unit.
You will analyze and convey important metrics to determine the success of communication programs. Lead product branding strategy for the business as part of the global branding strategy.
Create Your Own Chemistry:What We Offer You...
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your Bachelor's degree and your in-depth experience in public relations, project management, and/or marketing communications, you will p lan global and regional marketing communications activities for the Mobile Emission Catalysts business unit based on product, segment, and customer strategies.
Your experience working in or supporting international and multicultural business will be key as you support communications processes and global/regional communications teams to develop effective employee communications materials and content and as you collaborate to convert campaigns for new and existing target markets.
Utilizing your demonstrated proficiency in event moderation, public speaking, and preparing and giving presentations, you will support senior executive communications by writing content, including speeches, business announcements, strategy updates, communications plans, interviews, and media training.
Leveraging your proven ability to collaborate across teams and to build relationships based on trust and respect, you will partner with the global and regional communications network to build strategic communications plans to proactively manage these issues protect and enhance the company's reputation, communications effectiveness, and brand.
With your strong competence in influencing and impact, you will lead internal and external communications activities in a complex region, and influence global, regional, and local counterparts.
Your flexibility to travel will be needed as you will travel approximately 20% of the time primarily in the region, with occasional global travel.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.