Anheuser-Busch Director of Internal Communications & Engagement in New York City, New York

Director of Internal Communications & Engagement

For more than 165 years, Anheuser-Busch has been woven into the cultural fabric of the United States, carrying on a legacy of brewing great-tasting, high-quality beers that have satisfied beer drinkers for generations. Today, we own and operate 23 breweries, 20 distributorships and 22 agricultural and packaging facilities, and have more than 18,000 colleagues across the United States. We are home to several of America’s most recognizable beer brands, including Budweiser, Bud Light, Michelob Ultra and Stella Artois, as well as a number of regional brands that provide beer drinkers with a choice of the best-tasting craft beers in the industry.

From responsible drinking programs and emergency drinking water donations to industry-leading sustainability efforts, we are guided by our unwavering commitment to supporting the communities we call home.

We are a company that believes our people are our greatest asset. We believe in the spirit of ownership because our employees take results personally and want to build something great together. We value talented employees who aren’t afraid to be bold, resourceful, and committed. At Anheuser-Busch, it’s not about what you studied or where you worked, it’s about what you can do. If you see yourself working for a company that allows you to excel at the pace of your talent, then a career at Anheuser-Busch may be for you.

As America’s leading brewer, Anheuser-Busch is committed to finding innovative ways to continually improve. It's this kind of thinking that creates a unique work environment by rewarding talent, celebrating diversity and encouraging forward thinking. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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As the leading global brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev is committed to finding innovative ways to continually improve. It's this kind of thinking that creates a unique work environment by rewarding talent, celebrating diversity and encouraging forward thinking. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Description

This is a key internal leadership role, reporting directly to the VP,Communications.This director leads allcompany-wide employee communications, engaging our 18,000 colleagues acrossmore than 50 facilities.The idealcandidate will:

  • Be passionateabout our work as communicators

  • Translate ourbusiness into proactive, positive storytelling to drive employee engagement

  • Liaise directlywith senior leaders, including our North America President, VP of Legal &Corporate Affairs, VP of Human Resources, and the broader U.S. management team

  • Move quickly andfeel comfortable leading significant announcements / projects within a largebut fairly flat organization

  • Understand how toget things done in a large, matrixed organization

  • Be able to movequickly to respond to day-to-day business needs

The day-to-day responsibilities of the directorinclude:

  • Lead thedevelopment/refinement, execution and measurement of the internalcommunications strategy

  • Work with the fullcommunications team to ensure our company strategy and narrative is understoodacross the company

  • Lead key company“moments”, including:

  • Quarterly TownHall meetings

  • Companyannouncements

  • Senior personnelchanges

  • Annual wholesalermeeting

  • Work with our HRteam and other functions to provide change management communications, as needed

  • Provide executivepositioning support to the VP, Human Resources

  • Develop / overseethe development of core communications materials, including:

  • Key messages /talking points

  • Roll-outs

  • Memos

  • Q&As

  • PowerPoint slides

  • Copywriting forinternal platforms e.g. weekly newsletter, AB television

  • Supervise agency partners to develop corematerials, as listed above

  • Supervise agency partners, and internal partners tocreate (or repurpose) compelling creative assets

  • Coordinate withthe global communications team to launch a new communications social platform forAB employees

  • Coordinate with internaldepartments (sales, marketing, HR, IT, etc.) and our global colleagues to ensureinternal alignment

  • Support the HRteam with people-focused announcements and messaging e.g. review of benefitsannouncements

  • Coordinate with HR re. employer brandingstrategy and execution, ensuring seamless alignment

  • Ensure that key internal channels are updatede.g. weekly newsletter, intranet, company app, TV screens

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing, journalism or related field.

  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience in communications, public relations or marketing.

  • Strong written, verbal and visual communications skills.

  • Consumer packaged goods experience (in-house or agency) preferred.

  • Management experience (managing vendors and/or direct reports) preferred.

Attributes

  • Creative, resourceful and self-motivated with passion for solving problems.

  • Comfortable working closely with senior executives with poise and professionalism.

  • Energetic, positive and optimistic approach to work.

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments, requests and deadlines while staying cool under pressure and maintaining a positive attitude

  • Integrity and professionalism

  • Love of beer!

Job Legal & Corporate Affairs

Primary Location United States-New York-New York City-Commercial Strategy Office (CSO)

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Permanent

Req ID 18017232