Corporate Communications Senior Specialist

Department:  Communications
Date:  Nov 17, 2021

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

Corporate Communications Senior Specialist

The Corporate Communications Senior Specialist is responsible for driving engagement, conversation, and strategic communication within FMC through a variety of channels. The successful candidate helps employees understand company strategy, goals, and objectives by creating effective communication collateral and content and managing key internal communication vehicles. This role will report to the Corporate Communications Manager and will be a member of the FMC global communications team. 

 

Essential responsibilities include:

  • Partner with functional managers and leaders to provide communications support for strategic business priorities and organizational changes including the development of internal communication plans. Major stakeholders include Ethics & Compliance, Data Privacy, Legal, and Employee Resources Groups (ERGs).
  • Design and develop communication collateral including presentations, talking points, emails, fact sheets, and e-news to achieve specific objectives.
  • Produce the company e-newsletter on a biweekly basis and track data to drive effectiveness.
  • Assist in producing major virtual company events using Microsoft Teams (ie. Town Halls, HR webinars, ERG speaker events).
  • Using SharePoint, oversee the company intranet, including creating new content, maintain a sound site navigation, monitor user-generated content for appropriateness, and coordinate and support efforts of departmental content owners.
  • Lead projects to improve sections of the intranet or deliver new tools through the intranet.
  • Gather and summarize employee feedback on communication effectiveness after key communication events (ie. Global Town Halls).

 

Required Skills/Qualities:

  • 4+ years’ experience in internal or corporate communications.
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills.
  • Technology savvy with proficiency in Office 365, especially SharePoint, and mass-email software.
  • The ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Consistently demonstrate a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Experience working in a large global, matrixed organization.
  • Demonstrated experience developing communication strategies, plans, and

messaging, as well as a willingness to manage creative, public relations and other external agencies.

  • Willingness to contribute and assist beyond day-to-day communications responsibilities, including an openness to experimentation and ambiguity.
  • Proficient in AP style is highly preferred.

 

Travel: 0-5%

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department