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Location: Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Sep 4, 2019
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.
*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.
*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.