Internal Communications Specialist at Poly in Santa Cruz, California

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Job Description:

Work is no longer a place. It's what you do. And how you do it. More fluid, more flexible, powered by your imagination and by some amazing technology!

That's where we come in. We're Poly. We're a global outfitter of pro-grade audio and video technology so that employees everywhere can look and sound their best from anywhere.

Join us as we pursue our disruptive vision to bring professional audio and video meeting technology and services to everyone. Be a part of our journey!

The Internal Communications Specialist will report to the Program Manager, Internal Communications, and will support the development and execution of integrated programs and deliverables to help Plantronics employees achieve business goals. This person will have demonstrated internal communications experience in a preferably global business environment, client or agency side, working across teams and with all levels of employees and management.

Strong writing, copywriting and storytelling skills are required, along with the ability to efficiently work on multiple projects simultaneously. This person will help manage the editorial content and execution of the news section for the company intranet (Wave) and maintain a variety of Wave communication sites. The person in this role will also help analyze survey data and develop executive-level survey presentations. Candidates should be comfortable working across multiple media and channels (email, intranets, social networks, large employee meetings, executive and other presentations) to amplify key messages and drive employee engagement.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent writing skills (please be prepared to provide samples)

  • Ability to assess/understand varied audience needs and points of view

  • Able to capture and write in stakeholder "voice", and varied tones

  • Ability to make technical information clear and easy to understand through storytelling

  • Ability to write with accuracy and speed

  • +2 years of internal communications/project management experience within a corporate/business environment

  • +1 years in an internal communications role at an agency, business or media outlet/news reporting

  • Background working as a journalist or other editorial position desirable

  • Experience writing for technology firms, clients or publications desirable

  • Experience deploying and leveraging:

  • Publishing platforms, i.e. SharePoint

  • Survey platforms, i.e. SurveyMonkey

  • Digital and video tools

  • Social media platforms

  • Marketing automation software a plus, i.e. Marketo

  • BA/BS in communications, business, marketing-related field or liberal arts, i.e. English


  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines

  • Project management skills- highly organized, results focused, and timeline sensitive

  • Proactive, energetic, efficient, resourceful team player with a dedication to excellence

  • High levels of diplomacy

  • Ability to thrive with ambiguity

Poly is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, race, age, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, ancestry, color, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, medical condition, genetic information, accessibility needs, or any other protected class or category recognized by applicable equal employment opportunity or other similar laws.

No matter where you're based, you'll experience a company that believes that teamwork and collaboration drive maximum impact, seeks well-rounded talent to focused on providing the best customer experience, and understands that this is a marathon, not a sprint. And, top of mind to us is continuously and purposefully building an inclusive culture that empowers all of our team members, across the globe, to do their best work and be the best version of themselves.