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Communications Rep

Location Chicago, Illinois, United States of America / Peoria, Illinois, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000146942

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Job Description:

Caterpillar is looking for a Communications Rep for Americas Distribution, Service & Marketing (ADSM) to provide assistance on a variety of primarily internal communications assignments. This role supports our HR Communications to employees and informing our division employees and the enterprise about ADSM efforts related to the Cat dealer network, Global Service, and our Marketing & Brand team. 

This role will support other communications representatives in the development and production of communication deliverables at the business unit or corporate level. They will gain an understanding of Caterpillar, and if applicable, a particular business unit and will become increasingly familiar with the company’s processes, systems and methodologies, as well as customer needs. Decisions made by this position are more routine and with limited risk. Challenges include meeting expectations in delivering results, learning to consider alternative courses of actions, making timely decisions and developing communication skills. A more senior communications representative and/or a supervisor/manager will typically direct the work of the incumbent.  

  • Own internal and/or external communications vehicles such as newsletters, Web sites, video channels, , employee meetings, etc. 

  • Utilize other communication outlets, including news releases, displays, educational materials, photographs, brochures, presentations, correspondence, special events, cascades, etc.  

  • Manage the completion of work assignments and coordinate work with others. 

  • Internal customers include various contacts throughout the enterprise 

  • Follow established procedures and patterns with review in progress and at completion. 

  • Impacts key quality goals including Customer Satisfaction, Continuous Improvement, Timeliness, Accuracy, Efficiency, Cost Savings, Process Quality, etc 

Basic Qualifications:   

  • Internship or work experience in Communications, Marketing or Public Relations (including developing business communication in a business setting) 

  • Ability to travel up to 5% (mostly domestic travel) 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, Business Administration, or Marketing 

  • Knowledge of Caterpillar policies, practices and procedures. 

  • At least 2 years of work experience in a Marketing, Communications, or Branding (including; developing business communication in a business setting) 

  • Internship with Caterpillar  

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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