Sr. Manager, Internal Communication

Date: Jun 25, 2019

Location: Austin, TX, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Job Requisition ID: 29107 

Department: Human Resources (DEPT_HR) 


Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), comprised of the most trusted names in the fuel industry, are global leaders in driving innovation for over 100 years. DFS, the industry's 1st end-to-end fueling solution, provides advanced fuel-dispensing equipment, including systems and payment, automatic tank gauging and wet stock-management solutions. The DFS business is comprised of industry leading brands including Tokheim, Wayne Fueling Systems, Fairbanks, ProGauge, ClearView and OPW Fuel Management Systems. We lead every market we serve with focused expertise, progressive thinking and customer-inspired innovation in order to push the boundaries of performance for our customers and shareholders. To learn more about DFS, visit DFS is part of the Fluids segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV).


Position Summary:


This position would be responsible to develop and execute the DFS Internal Communication strategy. The Sr. Manager Internal Communication will partner with the executive leadership team to communicate the vision, mission, culture and strategy of Dover Fueling Solution (DFS). The role requires strategic thinking, crafting clear communication plan to position DFS as a leading technology company brand internally within our global workforce. The ideal candidate would be someone who has held global communication role and with an experience of working through change management and enjoy working on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.  



  • Craft and execute internal communications strategy that express the DFS vision, brand and position through executive communications and enterprise strategies.
  • Develop relationships and in-depth understanding across DFS businesses and with key stakeholders to effectively create and execute key messaging aligned with organizational strategic objectives and operational performance.
  • Design, develop and implement communications initiatives to build and position the DFS brand as a leading technology company
  • Develop and oversee well developed internal communication channels, talking points, scripts, presentations, Q&As, briefing documents and fact sheets that create awareness and establish our technology position.
  • Develop a strategy and process for identifying and managing key speaking opportunities and award recognitions for executives. Enable and train company spokespeople to deliver consistent and compelling messages.
  • Effectively engage with industry organizations and influencers to deliver on our strategies and evangelize our messaging linked to DFS business and the employee value proposition
  • Partner with HR Business Partners across the organization to implement the communication strategy, define communication channels, schedule communications updates, review/edit and approve communications to be posted on internal channels.
  • Partner with business leaders and HR to own the HR intranet content, update and drive the social media in the context of employee engagement
  • Develop digital platforms for effective two-way communication with the global workforce
  • Facilitate and lead the employee engagement and pulse surveys periodically in partnership with the HR function
  • Lead the specific communication strategy for executing DFS Culture
  • Partner with Marketing and Creative Services, as well as other employee-facing organizations, to ensure proper alignment of communications strategies, execution and corporate branding.
  • Build and execute communications strategies and engagement appropriate to the communication style, tone and preferences of the division’s executives.
  • Leverage data-informed insights to build strategies



 Basic Qualifications :

  • This position requires a minimum of 10 years of communications experience in corporate or government setting. The ideal candidate has the ability to create and communicate a vision for the future and translate it into clear strategies and specific priorities. Requires a strong track record in producing high-quality speeches and presentations for senior executives or government leaders. A portfolio of top-notch and varied material to demonstrate mastery of diverse stylistic speechwriting and other executive communications is required. A writing test/assignment will be given for final candidates.
  • Proven success in a communications/public relations function with strong press relations and evidenced tangible results.
  • This communications position operates at a corporate level in the television industry and therefore requires the requisite business skills needed to be credible with our executive team. In addition to functional expertise in corporate communications and impeccable writing skills, the incumbent must be strategic, business savvy and be able to see the world through the lens of multiple stakeholders. General awareness of business trends and media industry trends is also required. The desired candidate is the type of person who well versed in the issues that define the moment.



Candidate Experience and Qualification:


  • Degree or equivalent in communications, public relations, or marketing, including oral, written, mass, and interpersonal communications.
  • 10 years plus leadership experience in corporate / global internal communications preferable.
  • The ability to work with a global cross functional team and willing to travel outside US whenever required
  • The ability to work independently, demonstrate innovation and speed
  • Experience with all social media networking sites.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in the latest web technologies and working knowledge of various operating systems.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and content management systems.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Texas : Austin

Nearest Major Market: Austin

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