Responsible for designing, developing and executing complex communications strategies, plans and messaging that supports the Company’s programs and leaders. These communications can be broad reaching with significant impact to customers, employees, and other key stakeholders.
Job Responsibilities Provides strategic communications regarding initiatives that drive performance in the company andits critical functions. Designs, develops and deploys creative communication. Identifies target audience and develops communication that will engage and create interest with the audience and deliver messages that will support and build our business and create goodwill with customers and employees. Maintains a knowledge of company and external events or issues for which a Company position should be leveraged online. Ensures that the communication places the Company in the best possible position with key stakeholders, customers and employees. Collaborates in the development and implementation of an annual digital communications strategy and plan for the company that is integrated with and supports key activities of company and supports business objectives. Develops and implements communications strategies on complex, key business initiatives and events, including outlining objectives and strategies, creating appropriate messaging, managing timelines and project deadlines and managing contributions and expectations. Collaborates with all areas of Communications and other key stakeholders to ensure all digital communications planning, execution and messaging is integrated and linked with company positions and corporate goals. Collaborates with other Communications leaders to identify, design and create materials and events that will deliver company messages to key audiences. Acts as a representative for Communications to effectively communicate company positions, corporate goals and objectives to digital audiences. Identifies target audiences for messaging and designs communications that engages the reader. Masters relevant industry and business unit information. Manages the design, development, and deployment of employee communication that will be delivered through digital channels to an internal audience. Collaborates with leaders throughout the company to identify engaging stories and messages pertaining to business objectives, employee profiles and company activities that present Walgreens as an employer of choice and a best-in-class employer.
Basic Qualifications Bachelor’s degree and at least 4 years of experience developing, executing and integrating communications plans. Experience leading cross-functional teams. Experience providing counsel, influence and challenge to the thinking of business leaders. Experience writing and editing in AP style. Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives). Experience leading and completing multiple projects on deadline. At least 2 years of experience contributing to financial decisions in the workplace. At least 2 years of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or crossfunctional team leadership.
Preferred Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications and/or English. Knowledge of change management methodologies. Experience in the indirect management of team members, including assisting in the development, training and assignment of work/projects to other members of a team.