Senior Manager, Communications

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Salary, USD
HR & Recruiting
Job type
Full Time,
Opening date
Closing date
24 Apr 2023

About Staples

We help teams find fulfillment in Worklife by connecting people, ideas and solutions.

Ready to bring your energy and passion for communications to our team? As a member of our Corporate Communications team, you will lead the development and execution of internal communications strategies for our largest frontline audience, the Supply Chain organization. You will partner closely with our Chief Supply Chain Officer and Supply Chain leadership team to create programs that help drive employee engagement, support our business priorities and strengthen the overall employee experience. Additionally, you will play a central role in developing and implementing a channel strategy for this team.

  • Partners with Supply Chain leadership on key communications initiatives of all types, including organizational announcements, broadcasts, videos and company-wide update messages. Provides advice and counsel. Works cross-functionally across departments to determine appropriate messages.
  • Researches, writes, and positions content in tandem with client teams. Recommends appropriate communication channels for message release.
  • Creates, manages, and edits content for Staples intranet, newsletter, videos, and other channels. Recommends creative approaches for written and video content to drive engagement.
  • Monitors engagement through analytics and provides input on how to better streamline communications

What you bring to the table:

  • Display strong knowledge of all communication disciplines, offer credible advice on message positioning, and display overall business acumen.
  • Experience counselling senior leaders on communications strategies.
  • Keen ability to absorb, comprehend, and communicate a message, linking it to strategy and tying it to Staples’ complex business structure.
  • Ability to influence business partners and outcomes by providing strong rationale for communication approaches.
  • Ability to deliver top-quality communication materials, including articles, high-impact emails, and PowerPoint presentations for senior leaders.
  • Ability to write for many different channels and formats, while bringing a creative flair to the finished product.
  • Well organized, disciplined, and process oriented.


What’s needed– Basic Qualifications

  • At least 6 years of experience developing and executing internal communications strategies and plans with clear business impact
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in Communications area such as Mass Communications, Corporate Communications, Journalism, Marketing Communications, etc.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft office programs with advanced proficiency in PowerPoint.

What’s needed– Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing company intranets and/or websites, with an eye for usability and creative look and feel.
  • Knowledge/interest in exploring new channels and/or opportunities to bring internal content to life.

We Offer:

  • People-oriented culture with strong focus on Inclusion & Diversity and associate-led Business Resource Groups
  • Flexible PTO (22 days), Holiday Schedule (7 observed paid holidays) and summer Fridays
  • Online and Retail Discounts, Company Match 401(k), Physical and Mental Health Wellness programs, and more perks and benefits
  • Career growth opportunities, backed by Staples’ strong focus on talent development & learning resources
  • Career growth opportunities, backed by Staples’ strong focus on talent development & learning resources

Anticipated salary: $125K

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