24 Hour Fitness, INC. Corporate Communications Manager in San Ramon, California
LOCATION 12647 Alcosta Blvd San Ramon CA 94583
Reporting to the Director of Internal Communications, the Corporate Communications Manager is responsible for driving employee engagement around 24 Hour Fitness's corporate campaigns, initiatives, and meetings/events. The ideal candidate is a natural collaborator and should feel comfortable leading a cross-functional team of internal stakeholders and vendors to execute on the company's vision and business objectives -- including bringing our mission to create a healthier, happier world to life and binding employees to our brand. This position will also be a strategic partner to our HR team in the development, execution, and ongoing evolution of our Rewards & Recognition program and broader employee engagement efforts.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES
Corporate Meetings & Events
Drive the planning, agenda, logistics, and execution of all corporate meetings and events including (but not limited to): quarterly Town Halls, monthly Operations Leadership Team meetings, monthly Officers and Directors Team Meetings, etc.)
Work with the Director of Internal Communications to define event/meeting scope, agenda, objectives, attendee experience, success metrics, and budget.
Partner with internal subject matter experts to help shape speaker content so that it's inspiring to team members and achieves the desired impact.
Create pre-and post- communications in support of meetings and events including but not limited to: calendar invites, emails, executive talking points, presentations surveys, etc.
Corporate Campaigns & Initiatives
Lead change management communications strategy and execution for company initiatives
Partner with Field Communications and other business partners to create and deploy role based, targeted and engaging communications vehicles and content.
Look for additional ways and forums to drive employee engagement and help foster an inclusive, informed, and connected culture.
Springing from the company's newly formed CSR Platform, play a key role on the CSR core team and lead the creation and execution of CSR related events and programs aimed at increasing engagement, community impact, and brand reputation.
Partner with the HR team in the development, execution, and ongoing evolution of our Rewards & Recognition program.
Partner with other functional business partners across the organization to help promote and drive employee engagement around key internal programs/initiatives (e.g. Gallup Q 12 Engagement Survey, Two4Her series, brown bag sessions, etc.)
This position maintains solid relationships with senior executives, functional, and field leaders. This position does not have direct reports.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Strong communicator with the ability to lead and manage cross-functional working groups.
Proven ability in change management communications
Ability to create strategic communications plans
Strategic 'big picture' thinker who is skilled at architecting and executing compelling, impactful events/meetings that inform, rally, and motivate employees in support of broader business objectives.
Self-starter who is passionate about story-telling, engaging employees in new and innovative ways, and driving "breakthrough" audience experiences.
Team player who is able to forge strong relationships, collaborate effectively, influence, and drive consensus across all levels of the organization.
Ability to manage multiple events/meetings simultaneously while hitting the associated deadlines and budgets around each.
Ability to work independently, problem-solve, and make critical decisions in real-time within minimal supervision.
Ability to quickly adapt and effectively redirect efforts and associated resources to address any potential changes in event/meeting strategy.
Acts with a sense of urgency and thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Exceptional organizational, project management, and time management skills.
Detail-oriented and can be relied upon to continuously execute with precision.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel.)
Minimum Educational Level/Certifications
Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, marketing or related field- or equivalent experience.
Minimum Work Experience and Qualifications
7-10 years of internal communications, employee engagement/change management and/or corporate events experience.
Physical Demands/ Environmental Conditions
Occasional light lifting, walking, standing.
Repetitive use of hands - keyboarding functions.
Standard office environment noise.
Availability to travel up to 30% of the time.
FUNCTIONAL GROUP Human Resources