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Enterprise Internal Communications Manager

Job ID 156617BR Location 304 WILMOT RD , DEERFIELD, IL
Job Summary

This position will be responsible for designing, developing and executing communications strategies, plans and messaging that support a business unit’s programs and leaders, as well as providing project support to Corporate and Executive Communications.

Job Responsibilities
  • Provides strategic communications counsel to business unit leaders regarding initiatives that drive performance in the division and its critical functions.
  • Supports the development and implementation of an annual communications strategy and plan for the business unit that is integrated with and supports key activities of the business unit leaders and their objectives.
  • Develops and implements communications strategies on key business unit initiatives, including outlining objectives and strategies, creating appropriate messaging, managing timelines and project deadlines and managing client contributions and expectations.
  • Coordinates with Corporate and Executive Communications and other key stakeholders to ensure communications planning, execution and messaging is integrated and linked with company positions and corporate goals. Work with Meetings and Media and Events to identify, design and create materials and events that will deliver corporate and business unit messages to key audiences.
  • Acts as a representative for Corporate and Executive Communications to effectively communicate company positions, corporate goals and objectives to the business unit, as well as key business unit initiatives and objectives back to Corporate and Executive Communications
  • Masters relevant industry and business unit information.

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of experience developing, executing and integrating communications plans.
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams.
  • Experience providing counsel, influence and challenge to the thinking of business leaders.
  • Experience writing and editing in AP style.
  • Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).
  • Experience leading and completing multiple projects on deadline.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications and/or English.
  • Knowledge of change management methodologies.
  • Experience in the indirect management of team members, including assisting in the development, training and assignment of work/projects to other members of a team.

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