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Caterpillar, Inc. Communications Representative in Peoria, Illinois

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.


The Earthmoving team is responsible for the products at the core of our company, including the machines upon which it was founded. As a communications representative supporting the Earthmoving Division you will have the opportunity to apply your unique life and job experiences and work in a team environment where your ideas are heard, and your contributions are celebrated.

This position is responsible for delivering strategic, internal communications plans in support of division goals, supporting human resources priorities and serving as a business partner ensuring clear, thoughtful messaging for our employees and key stakeholders. When you join our highly motivated, friendly and innovative team, you’ll have a variety of experiences and the support needed to build the career you want.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator with strong writing and project management skills as well as expertise in developing strategic communications plans and experience supporting change management initiatives.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Creatively partner with key stakeholders to build and execute strategic communication plans and deliverable. Deliverables may include videos, talking points, internal articles, internal social media posts, large internal meetings, presentations, and external press release editing and support.

  • Provide dedicated strategic communications support the Processes & Tools workstream of the Senior Technology Leader Forum (STLF).

  • Use storytelling to create and support employee engagement initiatives and programs.

  • Own and deliver select creative communications vehicles.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in communications or related field

  • 3-5 years of communications related experience with expertise in corporate communication including internal communications

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Writing skills and strategic communications planning experience

  • Understanding of change management principles with the ability to influence adoption of strategic initiatives through effective communication

  • Proven experience with the use of a variety of communication channels and tools ranging from video to Office365 tools such as SharePoint, Yammer, and Teams.

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite

  • Ability to simplify information for communication to a broad, international audience

  • Project management, teamwork and creative thinking skills

  • Sense of urgency, ability to quickly prioritize and excellent interpersonal skills with all levels of the organization

Additional Items:

  • Locations: Peoria, IL; Aurora, IL North Little Rock, AR; Brooklyn Park, MN

Final details

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.Caterpillar.com/Careers .

For more information, visit caterpillar.com. To connect with us on social media, visit caterpillar.com/social-media


EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.