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Communications Representative

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Location: Morton, IL, United States
Date Posted: Sep 4, 2019

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Job Description


Join the team that helps build a better world. The Caterpillar Product Support and Logistics Division has an exciting opportunity for a Communications Representative that can be located in either Morton or the Peoria, Illinois area.


As a communications representative, you’ll work directly with leaders to build and execute creative communication plans and strategies; support website strategy, design and content management; create compelling visual communications and presentations; plan and execute divisional events and more.  


Our work environment is friendly, team-oriented, fast-paced and constantly changing. If you want to help us do the work that helps our customers build a better world, apply!


About Caterpillar: We are the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. We also offer cutting edge technologies and business services that help our customers build the roads, buildings and infrastructure around the world.


Responsibilities include: 


*Build and execute creative internal and external communication strategies for Caterpillar’s Product Support and Logistics community.

*Own, develop and manage several communication vehicles including electronic newsletters, division website and SharePoint sites, videos, PowerPoint presentations and more.

*Assist with high-profile initiatives and engage with business partners.

*Leverage and embrace technology to find new and creative ways to reach key audiences.

*Develop innovative processes / methods to best use resources or technology to deliver quality work.

*Provide communications support for varying levels of leadership, including Group President/CFO, Divisional VP, Directors and more.

*Ability to function in a team environment on various project teams aimed at providing strategic solutions to the business.


Basic Qualifications


*Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing or related field.

*3-5 years of communications related experience.  

*Advanced experience in Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and SharePoint.


Top Candidates Will Also Have:


*Strong written communication and strategic thinking skills.

*Understanding of change management principles with the ability to influence adoption of strategic initiatives through effective communication.

*Ability to simplify information for communication to a broad, international audience.

*Strong project management, teamwork and creative thinking skills.

*Sense of urgency, ability to quickly prioritize and excellent interpersonal skills with all levels of the organization.

*Demonstrated skills in graphic design and visual communications along with demonstrated proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite including Adobe Experience Manager, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.

*Experience editing videos-adding graphics, sound, transitions, etc.

*Previous or current Caterpillar experience.

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

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Sep 4, 2019


United States