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Manager, Corporate Communications

Company:  Ball Corporation
Location: 

Westminster, CO, US, 80021

Date:  Jun 4, 2022
Job Category:  Corporate Affairs/ Communications
Req. ID:  19255

Do you want to work for a world-leading manufacturer who strives to build a better future through sustainability and innovation? Are you looking for a new challenge in a stable, fast-growing sector?

 

Join us, and build your career by helping us build the future.

 

We are a global leader in sustainable products with more than 21,000 team members worldwide. From infinitely recyclable aluminum cans, cups, and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe. We produce all these incredible things with one unique purpose: crafting a better community, a better society, a better world.

 

Moreover, each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. And everyone at Ball is an everyday champion, making a difference by doing what we love.

 

We lead with our heads and our hearts and combine innovative thinking with a spirit of resiliency that keeps us moving forward in a relentless pursuit of new ways to make life, and the world, better. Whether we’re developing packaging that’s infinitely recyclable or aerospace innovations. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.

 

 

Primary Purpose of the Position

Manages corporate communications programs to:

  • Maintain, protect, and enhance Ball Corporation’s reputation and brand, and drives media relations and public relations initiatives for the Company.
  • Improve the understanding and alignment of Company objectives, strategies and achievements, and drives communications initiatives for the Company.

 

What will you be responsible for? 

  • Develops, implements and manages the Company’s corporate communications programs:
    • focus on media relations and general news release development, marketing initiatives, annual report/earnings releases, branding and advertising, website content, and other public relations activities; plays a key role in the creation and delivery of content.
    • focus on internal communication strategies, plans and tactics including  leader talking points, presentations, intranet/portal sites, digital signage, electronic newsletters and general messaging; plays a key role in the creation and delivery of content.
  • Acts as:
    • corporate spokesperson for most non-financial issues, including Company news and announcements. Fosters and maintains ongoing relationships with reporters and journalists.  Tracks media activity.
    • managing editor of key communication channels. Fosters and maintains ongoing relationships with network of editorial team members. Tracks channel activity.
    • “key account” representative for critical functions at Ball. Responsible for developing and executing communication plans to support human resources, global business services, IT, legal, finance, sustainability, community, diversity & inclusion, etc.
  • Creates and produces materials, speeches, videos, announcements, presentations, social media strategy and content and associated communication activities to support key initiatives.
  • Executes deliverables for communication projects and programs related to:
    • trade and industry initiatives/campaigns
    • corporate, regional, business and HR campaigns
  • Assists with external/internal communications activities, including employee, customer, community and media event planning and execution.
  • Develops and fosters relationships companywide and manages projects with colleagues at all levels and across all regions and businesses to achieve Company objectives.
  • Crafts and manages editorial calendar to ensure organized approach and cadence of communications.
  • Assigns activities to writing staff and/or writing and design resources; directs, assigns and/or collaborates work with regional communications staff across the globe.
  • Manages budgets, agencies and suppliers to ensure the most cost-effective resource allocation to support the corporate communication function.
  • Ensures consistency and unity in the brand messaging and demonstrates measurable impact on awareness, understanding and behaviors.
  • While the regular working cycle of this position is usually five days on (Monday-Friday), this job may include working weekends (Saturday and Sunday); working hours may vary as specified by management.  Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed by management.

 

What are we looking for? 

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college degree level education or work-related experience in communications, journalism, public relations
  • Job-related experience for 5 year(s)
  • Ability to generate creative ideas and analyze and communicate complex information.
  • Ability to partner with business functions; develop and execute communication plans to achieve business objectives.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships that foster customer service among individuals from within the Company as well as outside the Company.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and direct simultaneous projects.
  • Must be flexible to last-minute changes and projects.
  • Possess confidence, consultant’s mindset and ability to work independently as well as in team dynamic.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of public relations or corporate communications practices
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Knowledge of AP Style required
  • Microsoft SharePoint, HTML, graphic design, photo editing and video production/editing

 

 

Compensation & Benefits

  • Hiring Salary Range: $87,800 - $133,975 (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)
  • Other Compensation: This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
  • Regular Full-Time Salaried and Hourly positions: Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.

 

 Ball Corporation has been made aware of reports involving fraudulent job offers. These often appear legitimate, but Ball does not make job offers until after a candidate has submitted a job application and has participated in a face-to-face interview (In person or via WebEx).  All email correspondence from Ball Corporation ends in “@ball.com.” Please also be advised that Ball will never request payment or require candidates to deposit a check during the recruitment and onboarding processes.  If you have questions about any open positions at Ball, please visit our careers website at https://jobs.ball.com/.

 

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