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4 Sep 2020

Full-Time Diversity and Inclusion Communications Leader – 2000022G

Cummins – Posted by Cummins Inc Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Job Description

Our culture is one that believes in Powering Your Potential. We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems. We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions and make an impact through meaningful work within our diverse workforce.



Our Corporate Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.



This is an exciting opportunity in Indianapolis, Indiana for a Diversity and Inclusion Communication Leader.


Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

* Develop and lead dynamic communication strategies and plans that support the Cummins Diversity Equity and Inclusion team

* Plans, manages and produces communications and related materials to meet Cummins strategies and objectives.

* Manages, coaches and mentors professional/hourly staff; provides guidance and direction, delegates work appropriately.

* Solves unique cross-functional problems.

* Leads and coaches on project, account, vendor management.

* Builds, leads, and strengthens relationships with stakeholders/leaders/vendors.

* Builds, leads, executes strategic communications planning (marketing promotional plan/communications plan).

* Leads tactical execution of marketing and/or communications plans.

Identifies, coaches, and manages process improvement and functional excellence.

* Simplifies complex messages across multiple stakeholders.

Writes, edits, and creates content and strategic messaging and adheres to relevant style guide.

* Represents, adheres to, and champions Cummins brand.

* Manages and maintains budget/financials.

* Prepares and executes event planning and event logistics.

* Leads functional trainings, creates and delivers presentations.

* Sets targets for data-driven decisions; compiles, analyzes, and utilizes metrics, data, and analytics.

* Understands and champions digital tools, trends, and channels with stakeholders.

* Solves problems and manages cross-functional relationships.

Innovates and leads continuous improvement in their area of work.






Customer focus – Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.


Brand Management – Creates competitive advantage through brand recognition; positions the brand to meet or exceed stakeholder expectations; applies brand standards to create a consistent perception and defend the company reputation.


Creative Communication Design – Presents information from a variety of sources in a compelling message through storytelling to engage target audiences; applies the appropriate tools and media types to create effective, high-quality visual and experiential media.


Data Analytics – Interprets information relying on knowledge of business or functional frameworks, and leverages analytical problem-solving tools to draw conclusions and communicate meaningful patterns that drive business insights; assesses quality of data as an initial step of the analysis.


Digital media savvy – Leverages current and emerging digital media strategies (e.g. email automation, social media, content management systems, etc.) to influence buyer behavior or target audiences to a desired action.


Intuitive Listening And Adapting Solutions – Translates needs, expectations, or asks from customers, stakeholders, etc. into actionable solutions through active listening and intuition; chooses or produces solutions (e.g. process change, tool, product, service, etc.) to meet or exceed the customers’ or stakeholders’ needs or expectations or to provide value.


Organizational savvy – Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics.


Persuades – Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others.


Decision quality – Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.


Manages complexity – Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.


Develops talent – Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.



* Minimum of five to eight years in a senior corporate communication role.

* Minimum three to five years of experience in supporting communication for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion organizations and/ or programs.

* Prior work experience in a highly matrix environment.



Required Education, Licenses or Certifications


College, university, or equivalent degree in communications, marketing, or a related subject required.

MBA, Master’s in Communications, Master’s in Marketing, or equivalent degree highly preferred.


Compensation and Benefits


Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.


Cummins and E-verify


At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.



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