1+ months

Sr. Mgr. Communication and Culture - 90293522 - Washington


Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americas workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

We are looking for a creative, results-driven leader to own all internal employee communications and external-facing employer branding. This role will play a critical role in supporting our Amtrak story internally to build a deep sense of belonging and understanding of how their contributions support the companys success.

Actively collaborates with all levels of the organization to inform, reinforce, and put into practice the behaviors that support our culture and, ultimately, enhance productivity and the achievement of our strategy.
Supports the hiring of talent by capturing Amtraks culture in a clear and compelling employment brand and employee value proposition. Partners with Talent Acquisition to ensure hiring managers are equipped to select candidates who will thrive within the company.
Leads employees Communications; responsible for setting the tone for, and managing content and effectiveness of, communications with employees. Ensures messaging is aligned to our culture and strategy, classifying messages to optimize audience absorption. Inspires the team to use a broad and innovative range of two-way communications mechanisms to ensure employees are fully engaged in the Amtrak story and have the information they need to contribute their best and be their best.
Coordinates and positively impacts team on-going education, recognition, engagement, and events. Leads a cross-functional team that ideates, plans, and executes internal events that allow employees to celebrate their collective pride, collaboration, and accomplishments. Oversees employee recognition and employee engagement programs.
Advances initiatives that motivate and recognize a diverse and growing employee base and delivers on our employee promise of equity and inclusion.
Integrates employee wellness programming as a component of culture and engagement.
Collaborates with Amtraks external communications and marketing team regarding sponsorships, charitable giving and volunteer relationships with nonprofit organizations to maximize employee connection and impact with our communities.
Works directly with executives to provide strategic counsel related to our signature charitable giving program, AMTRAK Cares, including alignment to mission and culture.

Bachelors Degree in Business or communications or equivalent of education, training and/or experience in related field and/or experience and relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
9 years of relevant experience preferred; 7 years of relevant culture and/or communications experience required (13 or more years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree).
Strong stakeholder management and partnership skills. Ability to build relationships throughout business to assure program and initiatives are met
Excellent command of English (both verbally and written)
Excellent presentation skills
Experience with different online channels, social media
Ability to cultivate positive partnerships within business units, lead and/or influence teams virtually or onsite
Ability to advise and collaboratively partner with our partners both internally and externally
Proven track record of handling change, resolving conflicts, ensuring collaboration within our teams while maintaining the highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity
Excellent verbal, presentation, written skills
Ability to analyze departmental financial data making strategic and tactical recommendations
Ability to evaluate and find opportunities from a strategic perspective, prioritize and implement plans to meet organization's core strategic goals
Experience in leading communication projects

Masters degree in Communications or related field
Communication Management training, experience, or certification.

Constantly works long hours as required; works extended hours and is required to be on-call and available on an emergency basis
Constantly communicates, comprehends and responds to verbal statements and instructions, both orally and in writing
Frequently learns new knowledge, skills, and tasks, both complex and simple, in order to maintain effectiveness in position
Frequently resolves problems, with conflicting priorities, in cognitively demanding situations

Requisition ID:63371
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
Job Family/Function:Human Capital
Relocation Offered:No
Travel Requirements:Up to 25%

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing.Marijuana,notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession ofmarijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage ofmarijuanawillnotbe qualified for hire.We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Human Capital|| Corporate Jobs



  • Transportation
Posted: 2021-08-10 Expires: 2021-09-29

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.

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