BASF Internal Communications Manager - Florham Park, NJ in Florham Park, New Jersey
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Internal Communications Manager (2103115) – Florham, NJ
Who Are We?
As the leading global chemical supplier for the personal care, home care, industrial and institutional
cleaning industries, and technical applications in the agrochemical industry, BASF Care Chemicals is focused on partnering with customers to create innovative solutions with great speed and agility to meet the current and future needs of society in a more sustainable way. We are proud to contribute to the long-term success of our customers’ brands by offering a broad range of products and concepts such as common household items including cosmetics, detergents and cleaners such as industrial products and processes like crop protection, rubber belts, hoses, concrete, and metal plating.
At Care Chemicals, we not only care about supporting our customers and achieving strong business results, we care about our team members. We aim to create a motivating, inspiring and inclusive work environment where all team members feel supported, heard and developed. Being part of our team means showing up every day to work collaboratively across functions to win for the overall success of the team. We value bringing diverse perspectives and backgrounds together to stretch our teams to think differently, challenge the status quo and problem solve for the greater good of our customers and society.
Come, be a part of our team and create Care chemistry with us.
Formula for Success:
Using your excellent writing skills and experience in communications or a related field, you will leverage creative storytelling to develop engaging, relevant content and messaging for various forms of communication, including written, visual, face-to-face and hybrid channels.
Relying on your bachelor's or advanced degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field and any experience you have working in a matrixed organization, you will work with colleagues across the business to source and research stories for BASF’s internal channels, conduct journalistic interviews for articles and provide editorial feedback and guidance.
Your Corporate Communications experience and strategic thinking will be important as you quickly get up to speed on the communication needs of the organization, provide counsel to colleagues seeking communications support and develop communication plans accordingly.
Your ability to align content with strategies and translate complex information into simple language will be critical as you develop key messages for a variety of formats, including communications plans, executive messages, videos, town hall meetings and presentations.
Your analytical skills and knowledge of change management will come into play as you audit employee communications channels and programs and leverage surveys and other feedback mechanisms making recommendations to continuously improve them based on employee feedback, measurement and industry-wide best practices for employee communications.
Using your organizational and communications planning skills, you will develop and plan new communications tactics and programs that support BASF Care Chemical’s strategies and business goals. This includes generating or building on ideas and defining action plans to implement them.
Your strong digital literacy will be an important enabler as you use tools to support basic content needs (e.g. basic graphic design and video creation) and work with our online team to advance the use of digital platforms to maximize effective communication to employees.
As the responsible editor and distributor of highly visible content, your ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a keen attention to detail and high standard of quality will be essential.
This position is eligible for hybrid work arrangements.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs, and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.
Job: PRCO - Public Relations, Communication & Government Affairs
Organization: N-EMN/K-Care Chemicals North America-63027477
Title: Internal Communications Manager - Florham Park, NJ
Location: NJ-Florham Park
Requisition ID: 2103115
Other Locations: US-New Jersey