Seeds Communications Lead
About this Job: The Seeds Communication Lead will devise and deliver impactful strategic communications programs for the Seeds business to support business growth, build reputation and improve employee engagement as well as drive communications best practices. Please note: Position located in Downers Grove, ILThe position holder will be a Global business leader for two business units; providing insight and foresight to peers and senior executives; advising and coaching senior executives; responsible for communications strategy and delivery for two business units; influencing and engaging externally across the value chain. Essential Duties & Responsibilities:Accountable to develop and deliver communications strategies to support business and reputation growth and employee engagement for the global Vegetable Seeds business unit and North America Seeds business, including:Internal communications and employee engagementExternal communications including thought leadership and social media, in partnership with Marketing and External RelationsSocial media strategyProvide strategic communications support for change and transformation, and M&A and integration activities as needed for the Seeds businessPartner with and coach business leaders to build their communications capabilityWorking with Head Communications Seeds, develop communication plans to enable business growth and employee engagement across the global Seeds businessLead on implementing global Syngenta programs across Seeds, for example the Syngenta Awards, Syngenta PulseEngage employees with Syngentas purpose, values, and cultureEstablish metrics to evaluate communication effectivenessEstablish strong working relationships with Seeds business leaders and communicators across SyngentaBe an active member of the Internal Communications function Skills: 7-10 years of communications experience is highly preferredBachelor degree in communications or related disciplineKnowledge of communications best practice including social media and digital toolsUnderstanding of the seeds industry or agri-business is highly preferredStakeholder and influencer managementCultural awarenessExcellent oral and written communication skillsExperience is the development of communication strategies to address complex business challengesExperience leading communications to support significant business change and transformation with experience in developing effective ways to engage large organizations in organizational transformationAbility to work within a matrix in a complex global organization, and across different functions, in a multicultural environmentAbility to work in a changing business environmentExceptional stakeholder management skillsStrong business acumenSyngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. email@example.comFamily and Medical Leave Act FMLA Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOCEmployee Polygraph Protection Act EPPAApply for this job.