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Global Comms & Corp Marketing
19000JY2 Requisition #
Careers that Change Lives
We are looking for an energetic, passionate, and curious leader and brilliant communicator with a passion for clear, concise communications that enable, inspire and celebrate our employees. This position will report to the Director, Internal and Executive Communications Thought Leadership for the Minimally Invasive Therapies Group (MITG). You will lead and manage the internal communications team and strategy for the business, including support of MITG functions.

In this role, you will be responsible for the design and implementation of communications channels that reach a variety of internal audiences aligned with our integrated communications approach. Your combination of skills including organization, reliability, and attention to detail will help deliver consistent, quality, and creative communications that inspire audiences to engage. You will be trusted to work with minimal supervision, self-prioritize, communicate frequently, and show discretion in all activities. As a result, this role requires a high level of integrity, reliability, and accountability.

You can grow your career with us; we hope you’ll consider joining our team! 

A Day in the Life
Lead and manage the internal communications team in supporting Group-level functions
Drive functional leadership’s goals through effective communication strategies
Provide key stakeholders with council on strategy, messaging and positioning
Drive results through the development of dynamic, interactive and high-engagement communications
Align Group-level communications strategies with functional strategies as appropriate
Manage a fast-paced, high volume team, executing on time and on message consistently and with outstanding quality
Collaborate with Business Unit (BU) communications partners to align employee engagement messaging & activities
Provide training and development opportunities for direct reports
Measure and report results – capture and apply lessons learned
Manage agency/vendor activities and relationships
Must Haves
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Business or related field and 5+ years of relevant experience OR advanced degree and 3+ years of relevant experience

Nice to Have
Strong Internal Communications background
Experience managing in a COE or agency model – ability to develop and understand communication strategies, and collaborate with COEs to execute plans
Creativity and thought leadership in developing new and motivating approaches to internal communications
Ability to effectively work with all employees, across all levels of the organization, including senior management
A demonstrated calm and steady approach in difficult, high-pressure situations
Adept at managing internal and external relationships through use of interpersonal skills
Ability to work flexible hours (including some evenings and weekends)
Proven track record developing and executing creative internal communications plans
Ability to achieve results through teams, exerting influence without direct authority
Excellent project management skills and ability to prioritize

About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. 

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future. 

Physical Job Requirements 
The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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