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Chemours Regional Communications Manager, Operations in Des Moines, Iowa

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world. Chemours is seeking a Regional Communications Manager, Operations to join our growing Communications team! This position will report directly to the Senior Manager, Operations Communications and may be located remotely. The Regional Communications Manager, Operations is a highly visible, critical role within the Communications function leading regional reputation management, media relations, crisis/issues communications, community engagement and internal communications for multiple manufacturing and remediation sites for Chemours. The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following: + Leading the development and implementation of the external and internal communication strategy, of the assigned regions/manufacturing and remediation sites + Serving as strategic advisor to site leadership and business manufacturing leadership, providing counsel and recommendations on all internal and external communications + Supporting the integration of communication from multiple sources (e.g. leadership, corporate, business, functions) into a unified communication approach that is relational and meets the needs of manufacturing employees. + Developing and implementing communications plans for critical initiatives such as strategic site improvement/growth projects, acquisitions/divestitures, emission & waste control/permitting or other programs. + Leading communications for crisis/issues for sites in the region, including maintaining an up-to-date and relevant response plan, sitting on the Emergency Operations Committee at each site, and monitoring during and post-event and adapting plans as needed. + Managing regional or site-level communications budgets; developing the budget needed to deliver an established plan and allocating funds to programs with best ROI. + Providing effective direction to consultants and other external agency support for strategic reputational initiatives to deliver highly effective communications and community engagement. + Building and maintaining relationships with local media partners; identify opportunities for media engagement and support message creation and dissemination + Identifying, building, and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders in the local communities + Leading and/or supporting community outreach initiatives, including programs related to the company’s Vibrant Communities, philanthropic and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) initiatives The following is required for this role: + Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field + 7+ years of broad communications experience across wide range of disciplines including: media relations, community relations, issues management, crisis communications, internal communications, and digital communications. + Excellent written and verbal skills + Willingness to travel between assigned sites as needed + Experience in issues communications, including message and strategy development Benefits: + Competitive Compensation + Comprehensive Benefits Packages + 401(k) Match + Employee Stock Purchase Program + Tuition Reimbursement + Commuter Benefits + Learning and Development Opportunities + Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives + Company-paid Volunteer Days WE’RE CHEMOURS. A DIFFERENT KIND OF CHEMISTRY COMPANY. We are driven by our purpose to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry. Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch—in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications. We bring solutions that are better, safer, more reliable, and more sustainable, through the power of chemistry. OUR APPROACH We see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it. By taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture, our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves—at Chemours and in life. The “ours” in Chemours represents everyone who works here. We’re thousands strong and always looking for the best and brightest to join our team. OUR CULTURE Five fundamental, foundational values form the substructure of our culture as a multinational corporation. They are core beliefs that guide and frame both our behaviors and our aspirations. Our values are in part what differentiate us from others, making us uniquely Chemours. They are—Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Collective Entrepreneurship, Safety Obsession, and Unshakable Integrity. At Chemours, our values are where everything begins. We were honored to be named a “Great Place to Work-Certified Company” for 2019-2020­ — our second consecutive year . We were also proud to receive a Gold Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor’s HIRE VETS program in 2019. Chemours is an equal opportunity employer Chemours is an E-Verify employer Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say “We Are Living Chemistry”.