Director, Corporate Communications - Stores

Category: 
Corporate Communications

Job Overview:
 Are you passionate about internal communications and excited about informing and engaging Associates for a well-known consumer brand?  Macy’s is currently seeking a Director, Stores Communication who will help develop and implement the communications strategy focused on our 140,000 Associates (employees) from our stores to our various corporate functions, all with a shared passion for making life shine brighter for our customers.
 
This role will join a team of existing and new talent across a world-class holistic communications team all working together to build a strong communications function at Macy’s.
 
Perform other duties as assigned.  This position is based in New York City.
 
Essential Functions:
• Partner closely with Vice President, Stores Communication to create understanding and awareness of Macy’s vision, strategy, business priorities, values, and employee value proposition to store managers and Associates
• Collaborate with operations and other central functions to streamline and optimize communication flow to store executives, Associates and central teams
• Maintain a consistent look and feel of communications, ensuring they are on-brand, visually appealing, and easy to read
• Establish metrics to measure the success of current communications, making adjustments to strategy as needed in response
• Create impactful Associate communications that instill pride and win hearts and minds
• Enhance storytelling to demonstrate why Macy’s is the leading brand, employer, and innovator in retailer
• Serve as a strategic communications counselor to stores leadership
• Lead a team of communications professionals
• Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality.

Qualifications:
Education/Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, organizational communications or journalism required;
• Minimum 8 years of internal or Stores/Retail communications experience; in-house experience a must;
• Experience leading a team of communications professionals.
 
Communication Skills:
• Demonstrated expertise in corporate communications, with specialization in internal communications, change management, organizational communications, and Retail related topics/programs;
• Expert communicator; able to serve as a key partner with internal stakeholders.
 
Mathematical Skills:
• Must have knowledge and understanding of basic mathematical principles.
 
Reasoning Ability:
• Demonstrated experience building broad-based, internal communications plans;
• Strong personal impact with the ability to easily build relationships and credibility;
• Flexible approach to work with ability to toggle between projects and priorities in a high pressure environment;
• Innovative, creative, proactive and confident thinker.
 
Physical Demands:
• Must be able to stand, walk, bend and occasionally lift boxes under 30lbs.
 
Other Skills:
• Advanced use of Microsoft Office suite and other software programs.
 
Work Hours:
• Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and store/company needs.

Please submit resume to:
Title: 
Manager, Talent Acquisition
Job Location: 
New York, NY
Name: 
Michelle Langenbahn
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