OMNOVA Solutions Inc.

  • Senior Communications Specialist

    Job Locations US-OH-Beachwood
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/4/2019 11:24 AM)
    Job ID
    Human Resources (HR)
  • Who is OMNOVA Solutions?

    OMNOVA Solutions is a specialty chemicals and functional surfaces company, whose technologies enhance the performance of a wide variety of well-known products across the globe. We are proud to offer "The Science in Better Brands."

    What are we looking for?

    The Sr Communications Specialist is responsible for stakeholder communications (internal) that originate from Corporate headquarters. He/she will be the primary internal Communications point of contact globally and will interact extensively with OMNOVA's business/functional managers and production facilities. He/she will recommend strategies for employee communications content and distribution, and then actively execute those strategies through strong writing, solid graphic design, and use of digital tools to deliver content.

    Your tasks and responsibilities...

    • Develop and manage all internal stakeholder communications including benefits, quality, safety etc.
    • Write/edit and distribute articles for OMNOVA's Employee News Network (ENN).
    • Using Adobe Creative Suite graphic tools, develop and post daily content to OMNOVA's HQ employee messaging monitors and to field sites as relevant.
    • Assist in managing OMNOVA's quarterly employee webcasts, including developing content and shooting clips for videos.
    • Assist sites in ensuring that Company identity and branding standards are understood and carried out consistently in all internal communications.
    • Participate in internal communications strategy development and take a lead role in rolling out new initiatives.
    • Support development of new OMNOVA intranet, working with internal and third party partners. Maintain intranet with content.
    • Partner closely with Human Resources to develop messaging materials for print and digital media.

    Who you are...

    • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English or related field
    • 1-3 years of corporate communications experience, including:
      • Developing written communication programs
      • Using digital email and graphics tools.
    • Ability to operate effectively in a matrix environment
    • Confidence to work with employees at all levels of the organization
    • Ability to remain calm under pressure
    • Audio visual presentation skills
    • Excellent writing skills, particularly for employee audiences in a corporate environment
    • Strong graphic/aesthetic sensibilities
    • Strong organizational skills/process orientation
    • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office (particularly PowerPoint)
    • Interest and aptitude for learning new skills

    Why OMNOVA?

    The science of better careers. Come formulate yours.

    Bring your ingredients for success and together we’ll create a unique plan for your development and career growth. We recognize that without our talented employees and their passion and curiosity (which really are the backbone of our organization), we would not be where we are today. Click here to learn more about why you should join OMNOVA.


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