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Communications Support Representative

Location Chicago, Illinois, United States of America / Morton, Illinois, United States of America / Chillicothe, Illinois, United States of America / Peoria, Illinois, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000190254

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Job Description:

Join the team that helps build a better more sustainable world. The Caterpillar Product Support and Logistics Division has an exciting opportunity for a Communications Representative that can be located in the Peoria, Illinois or Chicago, Illinois area.

As a communications representative, you’ll work directly with leaders to build and execute creative communication plans and strategies; support website strategy, design, and content management; create compelling visual communications and presentations; plan and execute divisional events and more.  

Our work environment is friendly, team-oriented, fast-paced, and constantly changing. If you want to help us do the work that helps our customers build a better more sustainable world, apply!

About Caterpillar: We are the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. We also offer cutting-edge technologies and business services that help our customers build roads, buildings, and infrastructure worldwide.

Responsibilities include: 

*Build and execute creative internal and external communication strategies for Caterpillar’s Product Support and Logistics community.

*Own, develop, and manage several communication vehicles including electronic newsletters, division website, SharePoint sites, videos, PowerPoint presentations, and more.

*Assist with high-profile initiatives and engage with business partners.

*Leverage and embrace technology to find new and creative ways to reach key audiences. Develop innovative processes/methods to use resources or technology best to deliver quality work.

*Provide communications support for varying levels of leadership.

*Ability to function in a team environment on various project teams aimed at providing strategic solutions to the business.

Basic Qualifications:

*Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, or a related field.

*Two or more years of communications-related experience.  

*Advanced experience in Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and SharePoint.

*Demonstrated skills in graphic design and visual communications.

*Strong written communication and strategic thinking skills.

*Ability to simplify information for communication to a broad, international audience.

*Sense of urgency, ability to quickly prioritize, and excellent interpersonal skills with all levels of the organization.

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

*Understanding of change management principles with the ability to influence the adoption of strategic initiatives through effective communication.

*Strong project management, teamwork, and creative thinking skills.

*Experience editing videos-adding graphics, sound, transitions, etc.

*Demonstrated experience in Adobe CC applications such as Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, etc.

*Previous or current Caterpillar experience.

Please submit a resume, writing samples, and visual content examples (graphic design, video, etc.)

Employee benefit details:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary, because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits [medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401(k)] along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details:

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

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

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