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3M Communications and Content Development Senior Manager in St. Paul, Minnesota

Job Description:

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“For more than 30 years at 3M, I’ve seen firsthand how it’s a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we’re making around the world” – Mike Roman, chief executive officer and chairman of the board at 3M

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this RoleAs a Communications and Content Development Senior Manager you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Key member of the 3M Enterprise Operations Strategy and Initiatives leadership team leading the creation of broader operations content and “storytelling” throughout the organization

  • Building and executing communication strategies for 3M Enterprise Operations strategic initiatives for internal and external audiences that align with 3M’s vision and strategies

  • Working cross-functionally with domain expertise to develop impactful speeches, scripts, social media content, talking points, PowerPoints, videos, visuals, two-way communications and other materials that engage the organization, including senior executives. This includes leveraging technology to engage employees in new ways

  • Content optimization through collaboration with operations leaders to simplify, standardize, replicate materials to most efficiently tell the operations story

  • Assisting and aligning with other 3M Communications teams in planning and execution of operations communications

  • Ensuring content and concepts extend into other communication efforts across the broader 3M Communications team.

  • Facilitate and/or create content for operations communications channels (Quarterly Connect, Learning Table and Leadership Conference).

  • Establish/refine editorial processes to ensure channel collaborators' content meets business objectives and campaign goals, follows appropriate editorial style guidelines, and meets brand standards.

Your Skills and Expertise To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Five (5) years of experience in marketing, communications, content creation or technical writing in a private, public, government or military environment.

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution in science, engineering and/or supply chain

  • MBA or Masters degree preferred

  • Experience working in or supporting a technical organization

  • Corporate or business communications experience

  • Experience developing compelling stories through presentation materials

  • Expert PowerPoint skills

  • Strong organizational and execution skills. Attention to detail is critical.

  • Experience working on confidential initiatives

  • Strong collaboration skills

  • Ability to translate strategic plans into execution of detailed tactical content and/or communication plans

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to persuade others in matrix environment

  • Customer-/client-centric mindset combined with contagious enthusiasm and passion

Travel: May include up to 10%

Location: Remote

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M’s business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work.

Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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