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Leader, IT & Digital Communications (Remote)

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Date: Jun 9, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831 New Jersey, NJ, US Tewksbury, MA, US, 01876 Charlotte, NC, US, 28216 New York, NY, US Virginia, VA, US Georgia, GA, US Washington, DC, US, 20004 Wilmington, NC, US, 28405

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 54795


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we serve and in the world we share. We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention put as at the center of how the world interacts, works, learns, and lives. Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers.


Location: Remote Options Available



• Support the manager of IT and digital communications on various strategic projects and initiatives

• Drive the advancement of Corning’s digital readiness and strategy by developing strategic communications across various audiences and  channels

• Oversee digital strategy content development and communications planning for all levels throughout the company, and across all channels, ensuring consistent, concise, and clear messaging

• Ensure strategic messaging aligns with corporate objectives and promotes employee engagement

• Present communication strategies, plans, tactics, and rationale to senior leadership within the IT organization and across Corning’s business units as needed

• Manage relationships within the digital team, IT leadership, and business leadership to effectively communicate and execute the IT and digital strategy objectives

• Be a collaborative partner with Corning’s business units; solicit voice of customer feedback and make strategic communications recommendations from analysis • Serve as change management communications lead for digital

• Build, strengthen, protect, and leverage Corning’s IT and digital brand and messaging internally and externally

• Collaborate with the IT strategy and transformation communications team to ensure alignment with key IT strategy messaging

• Develop ideas, write and edit content for internal and external audiences and lead approvals processes

• Manage / work with vendors and consultants as needed to support objectives

• Drive and monitor a data and analytics strategy for communications and build regular reports


Required Skills / Experience:

• Ability to lead, organize, and prioritize

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Strong writing and editing abilities, including proficiency in Associated Press style

• Capacity to work well under pressure with ability to adapt to changing project requirements and deadlines

• Strong change management skills

• Ability to assess priorities and manage many projects simultaneously

• Excellent organizational skills, detailed-oriented

• Self-motivated with a demonstrated work ethic and a commitment to delivering outstanding work

• Experience in design and developing content for web pages

• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite preferred, specifically InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop

• Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office

• Capable of working independently and interdependently

• Confident advocate of new ideas


Soft Skills:

• Self-motivated to achieve excellence

• Strong interpersonal skills, especially in listening, problem solving and influencing

• Curious and eager to learn

• Customer focused

• Ability to work flexible schedules to accommodate different global time zones

• Adaptable to a fast-paced environment with changing requirements


Travel Less than 10%


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field required. Minimum 5+ years of communications experience, preferably in corporate communications, public relations, journalism, or communications-related field.


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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