Internal Communications Manager, Plant

Normal, IL /
Commercial – Communications /
Full Time
·        Enable our growing Plant leadership team with the skills they need to effectively communicate to the company 
·       Build and maintain the programming schedule to better connect and increase effective communications across a fast-growing, distributed workforce with highly differentiated skill sets and job classifications 
·       Be a resource to our Facilities, Environmental Health and Safety, People (HR), and manufacturing teams to ensure high employee engagement for meetings, events, and celebrations 
·       Partner with Plant Communications and the Head of Internal Communications to develop, define, and implement communication standards so the stories we tell are consistent across Rivian 
·       Work alongside the Brand team to produce digital and print content including, but not limited to, email, supplemental materials, digital and physical signage 
·       Help keep all employees in-the-know on important items like benefits, performance management, learning and development opportunities, talent acquisition, and other key People (HR)-related programs 
·       Show (not tell) a compelling story about what life is like for our folks in our Normal, IL location 
·       Focus on cultivating a culture of safety, environmental stewardship, and motivation to do our best work 


    •   At least three years of internal and employee-focused communications experience in manufacturing, healthcare, academia, utility service or other complex, multi-audience environment 
    • “That’s not my job” isn’t in your vocabulary: you’re willing to pitch in, learn, adapt, and work as a truly integrated team 
    •   Passionate storyteller: you share stories through a variety of mediums, whether they’re in-person events, virtual settings, or in writing (photography skills are a plus) 
    •   Skills to distill complex topics into resonant, easy-to-understand content 
    •   Excellent writing and editing skills: you overcome writer’s block and are known for crossing t’s and dotting i's 
    •   Super organized and committed to follow through: you have checklists for your checklists, you often think 10 steps ahead, and when it’s done, you know how to measure the success of your work 
    •   Ability to consider the bigger picture and possess the willingness to get into the specifics when needed  
    •   Can overcome nerves to navigate crisis and challenging situations 
Department: Communications
Location: Normal, IL

Rivian is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Rivian is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Rivian are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Rivian will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Rivian encourages applicants of all ages.