JOB ALERT: Senior Corporate Communications Administrator, Honda

[This job was posted on 10/15/2013]

Honda North America is seeking a communications professional to work within Honda’s communications team to strengthen the company’s overall image through quality corporate communications that bring value to a broad consumer audience, key influencers and stakeholders, and to our associates (employees). The Senior Corporate Communications Administrator communicates Honda’s brand pillars, with an emphasis on the environment and corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, helping to promote Honda’s image as a company that society wants to exist.

Honda is looking for a highly motivated communicator with a proven record of conceiving  creative ideas and implementing strategic programs reaching key audiences. The ideal candidate for this position will have strong writing and project management skills, and an ability to turn complex topics into simple, compelling stories using video, infographics, and other emerging forms of digital communications.

The Senior Corporate Communications Administrator conducts media relations and engages audiences through social media channels, oversees corporate digital communications, and produces video content in support of Honda’s brand image. The Specialist develops content for and administers Honda’s CSR Web site, and leads communications for Honda Battle of the Bands, Honda Campus All-Star Challenge, Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center, as well as the American Honda Foundation and other philanthropic activities. This position works closely with Honda’s Corporate Communications Division in Ohio and Detroit.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct media relations promoting key brand themes
  • Create press releases and pitches
  • Develop relationships with key journalists, bloggers,  and other key influencers, with an emphasis on environment and CSR media
  • Develop and manage social media content
  • Identify compelling company stories and produce short videos, infographics, and other digital content that highlight Honda’s environment and CSR initiatives
  • Manage Honda CSR Website; produce or secure weekly content; develop editorial calendar
  • Serve as information liaison to corporate communications units in Ohio and Detroit
  • Support maintenance of corporate news on corporate.honda.com and hondanews.com

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of Corporate Communications or PR agency experience
  • Strong proficiency in social media strategy, tactics, and tools
  • Knowledge of digital communications and website administration
  • Experience with video storytelling and/or infographics development
  • Superb and demonstrable written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work quickly, under pressure, under tight deadlines
  • Experience in business and working inside a large corporate organization
  • Proficiency in Spanish a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite, especially PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel

 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package:

• Medical/dental/vision plan

• 401(k)

• Flexible start times

• Educational assistance program

• Motorcycle and ATV safety training

• Paid time off for community service

• Attractive vehicle lease/purchase program

 

How to Apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our career site at www.corporate.honda.com/careers and apply for immediate consideration. Ref # AHM000197

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