Communication Planning, Employee/Member Communication, Global Communication
4 Year Degree
Careers that Change Lives In this role, you will be responsible for supporting and managing the creation, development, and effective implementation of internal communications strategies in the Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure (CRHF) division. This role involves lots of variety, including executive communications, employee engagement, internal communications planning and implementation, and organizational change management. You will work across the CRHF division, collaborating with a team of communicators and supporting CRHF leadership in its global role. Mounds View is the preferred location for this role. You can grow your career with us; we hope you’ll consider joining our team!
A Day in the Life • Creates, manages and implements effective internal communication strategies, programs and content • As part of the communications team, leads strategies, produces content, and organizes events to help align the organization's goals in support of greater employee engagement and business impact. • Manages and executes communications activities around business announcements including business strategy and direction, organizational structure, financial results, employee engagement and recognition, and other critical events. • Leverages internal communications to convey messages to inform, align, and engage employees globally. • Maintains strong relationships with senior leaders to support effective executive communications, ensuring that key messages are delivered and appropriate follow up is completed • Uses expertise in internal relationship management to advise and influence those who wish to communicate and provides counsel and coaching to ensure effective communication to employees • Supports the development and implementation of the internal communications strategy, analyzes effectiveness of internal communications efforts, governs and improves existing processes, and researches new communication approaches. • Shapes messages and leverages communications channels to effectively inform, align and engage diverse audiences, including a tech/innovation/clinical/engineering-focused workforce • Manages internal communications around mergers and acquisitions, business restructuring, financial communications and other critical events • Manages communications consultants for effective programming and seamless integration with business teams • Collaborates with other communications functional leaders to tell a cohesive, consistent story to all applicable employee audiences • Incorporates new technology and techniques to communicate effectively within the business, including reaching remote, field-based employees • Demonstrates strong skills to shape messages, create communication channels, develop strategic communication plans and provide insights and information at both the strategic and tactical level
Must Haves • Bachelor's Degree and 7+ years of progressive responsibility in the communications field, in either a corporate environment or agency OR Master's degree and 5+ years of experience
Nice to Have • Experience with executive communications • Experience working with and managing communications agencies / consultants • Experience as a thought partner and communications advisor to business leaders • Experience effectively managing multiple, changing priorities • Strong written and interpersonal communications skills • Understanding of basic brand, marketing and design principles • Excellent stakeholder management and strategic, communications counseling skills • Solid project and time management skills; must be able to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and shift focus adeptly • Ability to work independently while collaborating with colleagues at all levels of the organization • Problem-solving and negotiation • Ability to engage, brief and manage third-party vendors on specific projects • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, as well as knowledge of industry-standard file types, such as PDF, JPEG, BITMAP, TIFF, etc. Experience with Eloqua or other eMarketing platforms
About Medtronic Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.
Physical Job Requirements The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
Internal Number: 1900092M
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.
We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.