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HR Communications Specialist
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Experience: 5+ years
Employment Type: On-Site
Source: LinkedIn

About the company: 

WM is North America's leading provider of integrated environmental solutions. We partner with our customers and communities to manage and reduce waste from collection to disposal while recovering valuable resources and creating clean, renewable energy. We are on a quest for environmental performance, a mission to maximize resource value, while minimizing – and even eliminating – environmental impact so that both our economy and our environment can thrive.

WM tailors its services to meet the needs of each customer group and to ensure consistent, superior service at the local level. Headquartered in Houston, the company serves nearly 20 million municipal, commercial, industrial, and residential customers through a network of 367 collection operations, 355 transfer stations, 273 active landfill disposal sites, 16 waste-to-energy plants, 104 recycling plants, and 111 beneficial-use landfill gas projects.

Role and responsibilities: 

  • With general guidance and supervision, engages and assists assigned internal partners (business and department heads) with targeted communications to both internal and external audiences.
  • Cultivates the specified internal partner and external vendor relationships. Escalates unusual request to the VP or director level for approval.
  • Responsible for assigned organization’s media responses and is proactive in media relations and tactics.
  • With oversight, develops external company message positioning on assigned issues and branding and recommends delivery and timing of company messages to target audiences.
  • May serve as a corporate media contact for certain news releases and incoming inquiries.
  • Provides assistance to company personnel in preparing speeches, letters and articles which are to be made public.
  • Works with management to execute internal communications tactics designed to contribute to the company’s employee engagement campaign and the related behaviors to support a motivated workforce.
  • Responds to field communicators to assist with the strategy implementation, delivery of tools and messaging.
  • May coordinate and assist in the administration and planning of large company events.
  • May be responsible for creating and supporting internal communications regarding weather related disaster or crisis preparedness and aftermath.
  • Monitoring and compiling and distributing company and industry daily news throughout the company via intranet.
  • Organizing and monitoring media from all outlets.
  • Should be flexible in working in US Shifts (6:30 pm - 3:30 am)
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