Manager – Operational Communications (Hybrid)

United Airlines, Chicago, IL, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
Job Description :


There’s never been a more exciting time to join United Airlines. We’re on a path towards becoming the best airline in the history of aviation. Our shared purpose – Connecting People, Uniting the World – is about more than getting people from one place to another. It also means that as a global company that operates in hundreds of locations around the world with millions of customers and tens of thousands of employees, we have a unique responsibility to uplift and provide opportunities in the places where we work, live and fly, and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. And we’re growing – in the years ahead, we’ll hire tens of thousands of people across every area of the airline. Our careers include a competitive benefits package aimed at keeping you happy, healthy and well-traveled. From employee-run Business Resource Group communities to world-class benefits like parental leave, 401k and privileges like space available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind place to work. Are you ready to travel the world?

Our Corporate Communications team brings our uniquely United story to life with the public, our customers and employees, across the world. From internal communications and newsletters to public and media relations campaigns, and social media strategy, we’re sharing our story with the world in a way that’s clear, consistent and inspiring. Get your pen ready, and help us continue to write our next chapter.

Key Responsibilities:

With over 80,000 employees located around the world, the role of Employee Communications is critical to the Corporate Communications strategy. The Manager – Operational Communications is responsible for supporting a team that drives caring, clear, honest and relatable communications to make sure our frontline employees can confidently and effectively serve our customers and align with United’s goals and mission. They will develop strategies, create and execute projects and advance creative content and channels for the rollout and adoption of new policies, products and tools or to support routine and ad hoc needs of the frontline.

This role will be instrumental in driving, implementing and promoting strategies that represent United’s goals and mission. Additionally, they will monitor the effectiveness of operations communication campaigns and channels, using data to make decisions to elevate engagement with the target audience. Being flexible and adaptable to the ever-evolving and around-the-clock operational needs is important for this role.

  • Work closely with business partners, change management, training and corporate communications to develop and execute integrated, effective communications plans that prepare our frontline to deliver great customer service every day
  • Serve as a communication consultant and project manager on enterprise projects, defining communication strategy, assigning departmental resources, working with peers to ensure alignment and advocating for frontline audiences
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to evolving in an ever-changing environment and around-the-clock operations
  • Will need to be available to support a team that provides 24/7 on-call coverage for operations communications as needed
  • Monitor the effectiveness of operational communications/channels and use analytics and data to make strategic decisions about communications
  • Strong editing and collaboration skills
  • Working with a team to develop content that aligns with our United brand, tone and voice

United values diverse experiences, perspectives, and we encourage everyone who meets the minimum qualifications to apply. While having the “desired” qualifications make for a stronger candidate, we encourage applicants who may not feel they check ALL of those boxes! We are always looking for individuals who will bring something new to the table!


What’s needed to succeed (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Bachelors degree (English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or related field)
  • 4+years of corporate, operations or employee communications experience
  • Superior writing and editing skills with the ability to adapt to different writing styles and tones
  • Understanding of AP writing style
  • Work in a collaborative environment both remotely and in person
  • Able to lead and handle several projects at a time
  • Able to work effectively and efficiently in cross-functional teams
  • Proactive, detail-oriented and well-organized
  • Forward-thinking, diligent and creative
  • Willingness to travel up to 20% throughout the year
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

What will help you propel from the pack (Preferred Qualifications):

  • 5+ years in project management
  • Email platform systems/Salesforce experience
  • Sitecore and/or similar CMS
  • HTML coding basics
  • Acrobat Creative Suite
  • Data collection &amp analysis experience

United Airlines is an equal opportunity employer. United Airlines recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions. Please contact to request accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Last Date For Apply: 2023-10-10 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEExpired