Sodexo Inc. Manager, Communications in MORGANTOWN, West Virginia

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking an experienced Communications Manager for West Virginia University, located in beautiful Morgantown, VA!

** RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE! * *

Reporting to the District Manager, the internal communications manager will work with the departments management team, and client. Responsible for creating and distributing content that captures and engages employee interest and keeps them informed about the organizations goals, policies and culture.

We are looking for candidates who will:

  • Establish an internal communications strategy in conjunction with senior managers

  • Plan, edit and write content for a variety of internal communications mediums

  • Keep clients abreast of progress and answer their questions

  • Ensure internal communications messages are consistent across all mediums and for different departments of the organization

  • Manages many projects at once and delivers communications accurately and on schedule

  • Create a seamless flow of information from top-down and bottom-up that results in team members receiving important information from leadership (changes, goals, values) and leadership understanding needs of team members

The ideal candidate has:

  • Familiarity with organizational change management methodologies and practices.

  • Ability to tailor communications styles and delivery methods to a variety of audiences, including executive leadership, middle management and front-line employees.

  • Demonstrates initiative and is comfortable working independently as well as in a team-oriented environment.

  • Experience in event planning and management and organizing town hall style meetings with a diverse and geographically dispersed workforce.

  • Ability to work with leadership to define and develop a communications strategy, plan and key messaging.

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or other related field

Careers in Universities:

Working for Sodexo in Universities allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. Located on college and university campuses across the country, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions – when they are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained environment they are more likely to succeed.

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.

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Position Summary

Responsible for front-line communications content creation and delivery. The front-line communications delivery specialist ensures all content designed for front-line audiences is delivered on time and aligns with Sodexo messaging and strategic guidelines. The professional understands how information is delivered to front-line employees, and can offer insight on what’s working and what isn’t; manages and aligns to the corporate calendar, and in partnership with other members of the team, supports all activities that affect front-line employees. Also serves as a liaison to front-line employees, understands their environment and challenges and mines for success stories to share with the organization as well as external audiences.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree

Basic Management Experience - 3 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years of experience in communications or related field

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

System ID 76373

Category Communications

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time