Job Overview: Are you passionate about corporate communications and excited about informing and engaging Associates for a well-known consumer brand? Macy's is currently seeking a Manager, Corporate Communications who will guide the over-arching brand alignment across all channels of the Macy's Corporate Communications strategy, focused on our 140,000 employees from our stores to our various corporate functions - all with a shared passion for making life shine brighter for our customers. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment, is an assertive and progressive thinker, an inclusive leader with strong executive presence, with the ability to motivate and develop teams, and influence senior leaders. This role will join a team of existing and new communications talent all working together to build a strong internal communications function at Macy's. Retail experience is a plus, but not a must. Perform other duties as assigned. This position is based in New York City. Essential Functions: • Lead the development and alignment of companywide editorial content and messaging, utilizing Macy's various corporate communications vehicles and tools. • Actively seek out and develop editorial content for communications vehicles through cross-functional relationships in the organization. • Manage an enterprise-wide corporate communication calendar, acting as eyes and ears throughout the organization on what's happening and how we share our story. • Manage 1 direct report and various contributing writers in other communications functional roles to keep a consistent and engaging flow of content. • Create aligned content for external corporate social channels (LinkedIn, corporate twitter). • Contribute to internal CEO and executive leader communications strategy, including drafting talking points, video scripting, and presentation development. • Act as communications consultant to internal partners on how to best utilize communications vehicles, engage various parts of the organization, and align with communications to other stakeholders. • Through a \One-Voice\ approach, and in partnership with the Macy's functional communications leaders, manage corporate ID guidelines and communications governance standards across all internal channels. • Manage the streamlined consistency of internal brand standards across all materials. • Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality. Qualifications: Education/Experience: • Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, organizational communications or related field required. • 5 years of experience managing internal corporate communications by providing best in class strategy; in-house experience a must, agency experience a plus. • Talented storyteller and content creator with experience identifying and developing messaging in a corporate context. Communication Skills: • Strong project manager with advanced writing and presentation design skills. • Demonstrated experience managing corporate communications editorial content and calendar. Reasoning Ability: • Flexible approach to work with ability to toggle between projects and priorities in a high pressure environment. Other Skills: • Able to serve as the \brand ambassador\ of Macy's to internal stakeholders. • Digital and social media savvy, and passionate about using these skills for corporate communications. • Ability to easily build relationships and credibility. Work Hours: • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and company needs. This job description is not all inclusive. Macy's Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy's Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. ,
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Macy’s, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier retailers, with fiscal 2012 sales of $27.7 billion. The company operates the Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s brands with about 840 department stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, and the macys.com and bloomingdales.com websites. The company also operates 13 Bloomingdale’s Outlet stores.