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Job Title: Specialist, Strategic Communications
Company Name: WALGREENS
Location: Deerfield, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/04/2017
Expire Date: 10/30/2017
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other, Internet/E-Commerce, Retail/Wholesale, Research & Development, Web Technology
Job Description
Specialist, Strategic Communications
Job Summary
As a member of the Strategic Communications team at Walgreens, you will help shape messages that keep Walgreens team members updated on company strategy and key initiatives. You’ll create multi-faceted communications plans and collaborate with communicators and SMEs across the business. Exceptional attention to detail and strong project management skills are essential in this fast-moving environment. In addition to strong writing, editing and presentation skills, successful communicators at Walgreens demonstrate flexibility and collaboration, work well under tight deadlines, and actively support the cross-functional corporate communications team.

Job Responsibilities
  • Supports development of internal communications strategy and plans for assigned business areas and/or special projects. Executes against communications plan and updates as needed. Researches latest communications and related industry trends.
  • Writes and edits internal communications products, such as memos, reports, bulletins, newsletters, Web copy, and posters. Coordinates production as needed.
  • Manages creation, delivery and distribution of effective communications to district and store team members via print, electronic and other communications methods.
  • Supports planning and implementation of team member and community outreach events, such as town halls, road-shows and other meetings, also coordinating and preparing materials such as presentations, talking points, posters, etc.
  • Creates and manages editorial calendar and distribution lists.
  • Develops and/or updates communications standard operating procedures, RACI matrices, tools/templates as needed in consultation with Corporate Communications.
  • Collects stakeholder feedback and other data for ongoing evaluation of communications effectiveness; analyzes and summarizes results for incorporation into communications strategy and planning.
  • Serves as day-to-day communications contact for select internal stakeholders. Provides training on communications tools and strategies, as needed.

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.
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