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Black & Veatch Internal Communications Senior Specialist in Des Moines, Iowa

Internal Communications Senior Specialist

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 43661

Job Title : Internal Communications Senior Specialist

Location : USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : COR-CORP-HR

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

Serves as a senior, strategic communications partner on the Internal Communications team. Responsible for developing and executing comprehensive communications strategies at the all-company level and for specific audiences that effectively drive employee engagement and inclusivity in a hybrid working environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Builds, executes and measures comprehensive communications engagement strategies aligned to key companywide priorities that strengthen the Black & Veatch culture

  • Edits, proofreads and writes multiple complex company communications materials

  • Serves as a trusted advisor across the organization in support of all areas of the business including but not limited to human resources, executive leadership, organizational updates, change management projects, business unit support and other teams

  • Leads internal content strategy discussions and develops and executes on internal communications plans for content that is relevant and engaging for target audiences

  • Writes and support others in writing content aligned with all of Black & Veatch’s corporate channels

  • Ability to create quick turnaround content deliverables as well as long-term projects involving collaboration with other internal clients across the organization

  • Fosters strong relationships with internal stakeholders Solid organizational and project management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage expectations across multiple, complex projects / priorities

  • Partners with the video and graphic design teams to coordinate supporting assets through production

  • Strong writer, communicator, and storyteller who can apply their skills to digital channels

  • Applies standard principles, theories and concepts in writing, digital storytelling and copyediting

  • Supports companywide internal events as needed

  • Flexibility and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, while possessing a high level of comfort with ambiguity

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced written and verbal communications skills

  • Demonstrated understanding of AP Style

  • Advanced editorial skills

  • Demonstrated experience using both traditional and emerging platforms to reach and engage various audience segments

  • Ability to respond to quickly changing conditions with agility and innovation

  • Proactive problem solver

  • Advanced knowledge of internal communications concepts

  • Strong multi-tasking skills and attention to detail

  • Interpersonal and networking skills

  • Proven ability to track, measure and analyze results

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication or a related field; or equivalent experience

Experience: 6+ years related experience

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Work Environment/Physical Demands


Salary Plan

MAC: Marketing & Communications

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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