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Senior Manager II, Global Communications (CA) - Corporate Affairs - Walmart Connect

Company: Wal-Mart
Location: San Bruno
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The Senior Manager, Communications is a strategic thinker and communicator, thirsting for something new each day. Join the Global Communications team at Walmart and make an impact not only on the future of retail, but on topics and issues the whole world is watching. This position is the Communications lead for Walmart Connect. Walmart Connect is dedicated to connecting brands more meaningfully in customers everyday lives to accelerate shared growth. Our ad solutions leverage Walmart's innovations and insights to help brands find, attract, and engage intended audiences throughout their shopping journeys. We are seeking a seasoned communicator to create internal and external content and communications that promote strategic storytelling initiatives to drive Walmart Connect's thought leadership and reputation in the advertising industry. We're looking for someone who knows the ins and outs of the complex dynamics of the retail media space- to lead 360 comms work by reaching diverse audiences both internally and externally.

The Global Communications team makes things happen. Come with an ability to identify problems and offer solutions - quickly, autonomously and with vast foresight. Bring your ability to see projects end to end and envision the full picture. Engage your analytical mind to find creative solutions to real issues. And ignite your communication skills to work collaboratively and sell big ideas.

You'll make an impact by:

  • Providing strategic counsel to senior leaders to support strategic initiatives and advance business priorities through communication.

  • Managing all Walmart Connect internal communications including our associate weekly newsletter, associate memos and sales talking points for key ad product and business announcements.

  • Developing all external supplier communications including broad Walmart business updates, products or issues, policy and platform changes, and product announcements.

  • Developing core stories and messaging that will be used across multiple channels including industry, partner and signature external events. Content deliverables include "big rock" narratives, keynotes, and speaking engagements that reflect the evolving media landscape and market dynamics.

  • Contribute to content calendar and develop exec talking points for weekly Pulse meetings and company townhalls.

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams including marketing and training teams, product, sales, insights and analysts, legal, to deliver accurate positioning of our products and solutions.

  • Establishing clear processes, set prioritization, and be able to communicate effectively.

You'll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You are a self-starter and have strong interpersonal, project management, and analytical skills.

  • You have a high bar for writing, grammar, and high attention to detail to deliver high-quality, customer obsessed content.

  • You're a storyteller, creative thinker and a visionary.

  • You have experience supporting executive communications.

  • You're organized, disciplined and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • You're a master at making complex subjects easily understood through words and visuals.

  • You have 8+ years' experience in building and managing communications programs with deep expertise in strategy, with at least 3 years of media experience and understanding this changing landscape

  • You have the ability to problem solve using frameworks, analysis, and cross functional influence.

  • You have a track record in leading impactful, breakthrough 360 comms programs that exceed business objectives

Benefits & Perks:

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.

Who WeAre

The Walmart Global Communications team is focused on both traditional and new ways to reach audiences internally and externally and shape the reputation of the brand. Team members work cross-functionally with every aspect of Walmart business, connecting with associates across the globe. The work goes beyond retail. Our team has the ability to influence and impact communities across the U.S. in areas ranging from healthcare to sustainability to inclusion and diversity. We are a nimble group that comes from a vast background, yet are guided by the same north star: to work quickly, cost effectively and with vast foresight. Together, we innovate and are a force for positive change.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, or related field and 4 years' experience in corporate communications, public relations, or relevant area OR 6 years' experience in corporate communications, public relations, or relevant area. 1 year's supervisory experience or experience leading cross-functional teams.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Supervising Associates

Primary Location...

850 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066-3031, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability-and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries-all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity - unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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