Become Part of Our Team

As an industry leader Balfour Beatty offers employees a comprehensive benefits package with competitive salaries and more including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance 
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent & Medical Reimbursement)
  • Vacation Time
  • Sick Time
  • Holidays
  • Paid Volunteer time
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Referral Bonus

Summary

Balfour Beatty US is seeking an Employee Communications Manager to join our Shared Services team in Dallas, TX! The employee communications manager executes the company’s national employee communications strategy for over 4000 employees. This critical role is key to keeping our employees informed, engaged, and inspired through a holistic employee communications approach. Using a variety of channels, the employee communications manager targets information to capture engagement.  

The manager works closely with colleagues across the organization to tell the stories that engage, inspire, and inform our employees. The position requires a high level of professional maturity and collaboration while ensuring the regular, steady cadence of messages, stories, and information. The manager must love to write and possess a high degree of creativity and ability to break down complex messages into small, consumable parts. In addition, the manager must be deadline-orientated with strong project and campaign planning/management experience.

 The employee communications manager is responsible for managing the following priorities:

  • Create effective and creative content for our employee newsletter, on-demand news and campaign content and manage the employee news channels
  • Manage the company’s initiative communications plans on behalf of our shared service functions (e.g. HR, Benefits, IT, Learning & Development, Legal)
  • Manage content for our company intranet and MS Teams push communications
  • Support our executive leadership communications messages
  • Support manager-level communications and updates
  • Collaborate with communications teams for integrated campaigns
  • Repurpose and refocus external-facing content to make relevant for an employee audience

 The Candidate Profile 

  • Understands the importance of writing and creating content for specific employee audiences through the company’s tone/style
  • Is able to build constructive and effective relationships both internally and externally, put others at ease and establish rapport; relate to all kinds of people at all levels inside and outside the organization
  • Shares a desire to create and promote Balfour Beatty as a great place to work
  • Remains calm under pressure; perseveres in the face of resistance or setbacks
  • Is able to deal complex issues and concepts comfortably; is intellectually sharp, capable, agile; can connect the dots across different themes, markets, and trends
  • Is self-motivated and energetic about challenges, able to focus on long term objectives and push for results; drives own workload
  • Always has a fresh idea or suggestion and is a true advocate of the employee perspective
  • Is a great writer who can translate technical information for a broad/diverse employee base
  • Works very well in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and can juggle priorities
  • Stays on top of employee communications trends, best practices, and tools
  • Is a continuous learner

 Education, Experience and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in communication or a related field OR five years of relevant Corporate Communications experience (additional plus if this experience is within a matrixed organization)
  • Proven success in effective employee communications campaigns with metrics to back it up
  • Strong writing/storytelling skills, able to write in a variety of styles (including persuasive and editorial styles) that is necessary to adapt story/message to multiple internal audiences; can use other multi-media methods to create engaging content
  • Desktop publishing and graphics skills with experience in photo editing, page layout and presentation software preferrable
  • Strategy oriented, able to create, manage, and revise schedules and related assignments based on priorities of assigned projects
  • Able to make decisions under tight deadlines or pressure and in the face of incomplete information
  • Demonstrate leadership skills, able and willing to face challenges, provide direction to others, and effectively address conflict
  • Available to travel as needed

About us

Balfour Beatty US is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the nation. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, our teams build the unique structures and infrastructure that play an important role in how people live, work, learn and play in our communities. Our teammates have an instinctive passion for innovating that is fueled by a relentless curiosity, a drive to employ lean practices and processes and the determination to find a better way. Through Zero Harm®, we are challenging the construction industry’s assumptions about safety. We believe that no level of harm should come to anyone as a result of our business.

Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors by Engineering News-Record, our US business is a subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY).

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at:
Phone: (214) 468-4700
Email: BBTalent@balfourbeattyus.com

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