Plexus is embarking on a journey – one that takes us into new territories and builds on the amazing things our people have achieved together with our customers. We're growing and that means lots of new things – new people, new skills, new approaches to doing things. At the same time, we continue to strengthen the ways we delight our customers every day. So what does it take to bring our ideas, vision and strategy to life? We know that it’s all about the people.
As a Communication Specialist you will have an opportunity to work with the Global Marketing Team on driving Corporate Communications. In this role you will have the opportunity work with all levels of the organization and impact social media and communication strategies.
Work with teams across Plexus to identify important information to be shared globally. Facilitate the seamless exchange of that information across the company by collecting, writing, editing and publishing global, time sensitive messages using established channels such as email, CONNECT and site digital monitors. Leverage existing and develop new and innovative channels to disseminate information quickly and efficiently.
Collaborate with executives and functional and regional leadership to write, edit and publish external communications that build Plexus’ brand and reputation amongst all external stakeholders by developing press releases, articles and social media posts. Manage the development and delivery of the Plexus Realize newsletter/blog. Support other external communications activities as assigned.
Be the AMER regional coordinator for social media posts by collaborating with sites in the AMER region to draft/edit and approve posts and work to get them onto the social media calendar.
Measure and track effectiveness of internal and external communication activities by developing and tracking key metrics (i.e. media mentions, social media metrics, Realize metrics )that measure the ROI of these activities as a means to measure and enhance Plexus public reputation.
Support global executive management initiatives by developing and executing successful change management plans that create effective change across the company. May at times act as a communications or change management for the organization to provide guidance or training on effective communication activities.
Crisis Communications: Support the Sr. Dir – Communications & Brand Management to effectively develop and manage communication plans during crisis situations that protect our brand and have the ability to strengthen customer relationships.
Act as the SharePoint Champion for the Marketing, Branding & Communications team by updating content and site organizational structure as needed.
Support the development of executive communications by working with executives to write clear and concise messages for global distribution that ensure quick understanding of the message.
Capture images at Plexus events to be used for internal and external communication purposes.
Minimal travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (estimated
Skills & Abilities
Employee must have proven written and oral communication skills with the ability to quickly establish rapport and credibility at multiple levels
Research, interviewing and editing skills to assist in the development of collateral and editorial content. Proficient in AP style.
Exceptional computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
Careful attention to detail and thorough in completing work tasks in an articulate fashion.
Strong project management skills to meet deadlines, establish priorities and quickly bring projects to completion.
Must be self-motivated with the ability to follow through on assignments with little to no supervision.
Possesses the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
The individual must maintain objectivity and possess proactive problem solving skills, along with the ability to make timely and effective recommendations.
Decision making and problem solving skills
Works productively in a team environment and able to influence and build consensus in a complex matrix environment
Education & Experience
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required for this position; a bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Advertising or Marketing is preferred.
Experience of 2 years is preferred for this position, assuming education requirements are met. Equivalent industry experience of 4 or more years is highly desirable.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.
Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today!
Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be “U.S. Persons,” which is generally defined as a U.S. citizen, permanent resident (green card holder), or individual granted political asylum.
Working At Plexus
Since 1979, Plexus has been partnering with companies to create the products that build a better world. We are a team of over 15,000, providing global Design and Development, Supply Chain Solutions, New Product Introduction, Manufacturing and Aftermarket Services. Plexus is an industry leader that specializes in serving customers with complex products used in demanding regulatory environments. With a culture built around innovation and customer service, Plexus’ teams create customized end-to-end solutions to assure the realization of the most intricate products. For more information about Plexus, visit our website, plexus.com.
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Plexus uses a unique Product Realization service model to transform your concepts into branded products and deliver them to your target markets. We tailor innovative solutions that integrate product conceptualization, design, commercialization, manufacturing, fulfillment and sustaining services. Whether you operate in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific region or worldwide, Plexus can deliver turnkey solutions to make your project a success.