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(USA) Senior Manager II, Global Communications - Corporate Affairs



Marketing & Communications
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023
  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Job Function Corporate Affairs and Communications
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition R-1639963

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The Senior Manager II, Global Communications - Corporate Affairs is a strategic thinker and communicator, thirsting for something new each day. Join the Global Communications Team at Walmart and make an impact not only on the future of retail, but on topics and issues the whole world is watching. This is a position that has you thinking on your feet every day, pivoting and multi-tasking fluidly. You’ll be leading 360 comms work, reaching diverse audiences both internally and externally. The ability to jump in with an executive presence and thought leadership is key.

The Global Communications Team makes things happen. Come with an ability to identify problems and offer solutions — quickly, autonomously and with vast foresight. Bring your ability to see projects end to end, and envision the full picture. Engage your analytical mind to find creative solutions to real issues. And ignite your communication skills to work collaboratively and sell big ideas.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…

  • You’re a storyteller, creative thinker and a visionary.
  • You have pre-existing relationships with consumer and business media contacts.
  • You have experience supporting executive communications.
  • You’re organized, disciplined, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • You’re a master at making complex subjects easily understood through words and visuals.

You’ll make an impact by…

  • Identifying and implementing new and innovative communication ideas by staying current on industry and business best practices and innovation; determining the most effective methods of integration; modifying processes to improve efficiency or quality; influencing internal Communications functions around the world and fostering professional development of Communications associates through strategic programming; serving as the company representative during speaking engagements at professional organizations; and participating in marketplace benchmarking studies
  • Developing strategic communication plans by meeting with senior company officers or participating in cross-functional teams to determine global communication strategy on key reputational drivers, such as (but not limited to) U.S. Manufacturing; counseling leaders on the most effective communication methods; balancing changing and competing priorities while guiding strategic thinking of the team as they develop plans; drafting, designing, reviewing, and editing communications; advising on the creation of communication elements related to a global plan; managing distribution of communications according to plan; and ensuring company initiatives achieve intended outcomes
  • Evaluating and ensuring the effectiveness of global communication plans and projects by working cross-functionally to establish metrics and measures of success; monitoring and reviewing metrics; benchmarking internally and externally; researching conflicting current, past, or future messaging and approaches to identify potential risks; and identifying improvement opportunities
  • Consulting with organizations on global communications by developing high-level communication plans to achieve strategic goals; prioritizing and executing work streams within global strategies; supporting the integration and prioritization of timelines, tasks, analysis, and team assignments; and ensuring strategic initiatives achieve financial goals
  • Driving the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

Who We Are

The Walmart Global Communications team is focused on both traditional and new ways to reach audiences internally and externally and shape the reputation of the brand. Team members work cross-functionally with every aspect of Walmart business, connecting with associates across the globe. The work goes beyond retail. Our team has the ability to influence and impact communities across the U.S. in areas ranging from healthcare to sustainability to inclusion and diversity. We are a nimble group that comes from a vast background, yet are guided by the same north star: to work quickly, cost effectively and with vast foresight. Together, we innovate and are a force for positive change. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.


Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, or related field and 4 years’ experience in corporate communications, public relations, or relevant area OR 6 years’ experience in corporate communications, public relations, or relevant area. 1 year’s supervisory experience or experience leading cross-functional teams.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Supervising Associates

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.