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Internal Communications Lead

Location: Sheetz Corporate - Claysburg, PA

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION:

Responsible for executing the IC communications strategy, providing supervision of the internal communication specialists to ensure the planning, writing, editing and distribution of communications that meet business needs. Serve as the liaison between Internal Communications and Operations, Human Resources, Distribution Services and other key departments ensuring support for their day-to-day communications needs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)
  1. Responsible for the execution of IC communication plans through participation in the IC planning process and the supervision of the internal communication specialists ensuring the planning, writing, editing and distribution of communications in support of the goals of the business.
  2. Collaborate with IC Manager and appropriate OPS leadership to align operations priorities and support through the communications planning process and ensure execution of communication tactics.
  3. Plan and execute support for the day-to-day communication requirements for Store Operations, serving as the primary liaison to Operations leadership.
    • Oversees the planning, writing, and distribution of communications to the store employee audience.
    • Prioritize and consolidate messaging to provide concise, effective, relevant and timely communications through targeted channels.
    • Responsible administrator of operations communication channels.
  4. Plans and execute support for the day-to-day communication requirements for key departments, such as human resources and distribution services, serving as the primary liaison between Internal Communications and these groups.
    • Oversees the planning, writing, and distribution of communications to operational support department employees.
    • Prioritize and consolidate messaging to provide concise, effective, relevant and timely communications through targeted channels.
    • Responsible for administration and support of various support department communication channels.
  5. Identify possible project management roadblocks and develop and implement workable solutions.
  6. Develop after-action project reviews to report to senior communications team.
  7. Oversees, manages, develops and coaches direct reports to ensure effectiveness, goal attainment, collaboration, engagement and teamwork. Holds direct reports accountable to individual performance goals.

REQUIREMENTS: (Equivalent combinations of education, licenses, certifications and/or experience may be considered)

Education
    Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism or related field required
Experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in communication responsibilities or related field with at least one year of writing / editing experience required
  • Retail operations experience required
Licenses/Certifications
    None required
Tools & Equipment
    General Office Equipment

 

ABOUT SHEETZ
Sheetz, Inc. is a fast-growing, family-owned, food/convenience company that has been in business since 1952. Sheetz has over 600 locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.


Our mission at Sheetz has been to meet the needs of customers on the go. Of course, things have changed over those nearly 70 years. Life is faster and busier, and customers expect us to be there when they need us most. One thing that hasn't changed is our commitment to our customers, our employees and the communities in which we operate. Sheetz donates millions of dollars every year to the charities it holds dear.


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Nearest Major Market: Altoona
Nearest Secondary Market: Johnstown

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