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Manager II Communications (Writer)

Union Pacific Railroad

Union Pacific Railroad


Job title:
Manager II Communications (Writer)

Job level:

Job description:
Unify Union Pacific's system wide workforce through strategic communications across multiple channels that build trust and pride; amplify wins connecting company priorities with progress; and promote and protect Union Pacific's brand.

This role requires a communications professional skilled in internal communications. Job responsibilities include creating and executing integrated communication plans; writing and editing materials for a variety of audiences and channels; building relationships at all levels of the company; and planning and coordinating corporate communications events, including monthly town halls and the railroad's annual Leadership Conference.

Responsible for developing plans and materials to support Union Pacific's business strategy and goals.

Provide effective project management leadership and consultation to develop communication plans for internal departments, work groups and company initiatives using media platforms such as online media, print, video and social networking
Write and edit various materials including fact sheets, brochures, web content, emails, video scripts, presentations, speeches, news stories and other materials as required
Liaison with in-house and external designers/vendors to develop communication materials and ensure consistent application of brand standards and effective reputation management while achieving deadlines
Initiate improvements in departmental procedures to increase production quality and efficiency for communication services and materials
Organize and help coordinate special events associated with communications initiatives ,including monthly town halls and the railroad's annual Leadership Conference
Coordinate video and photo shoots
Use communication and video expertise to translate corporate strategies and goals into compelling storytelling via videos shared across a variety of internal/external channels
Understand target audiences and adjust narrative to appeal to each through easily digestible content.
Harness communication and writing expertise to translate corporate strategies and goals into compelling storytelling shared across a variety of internal/external channels
Perform other duties as assigned

A Bachelor's degree
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) skills
3 - 5 years experience in communications
Confident communicator and presenter able to present concepts verbally
Excellent organizational, planning and problem-solving skills
Experience executing internal corporate communications strategies and events
Expert writing, editing and proofreading skills
Demonstrated experience in change management
Strong strategic thinker

Experience with live streaming platforms, including RMTP destinations and stream keys, and experience with live switching hardware and HDMI and SDI conversions
Experience with Adobe After Effects, video compression and codecs
Experience using Wirecast software
Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media

Physical Requirements
Able to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 lbs
While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee will spend extended hours in front of a computer screen

Work Conditions
18 years of age or older
Travel 25% of the time
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Posted on:
May 3, 2021