Who We Are:
HBC is a diversified global retailer, focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings.
Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. Our portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world.
Our leading banners across North America include Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue and Saks OFF 5TH.
We have significant investments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, HBC has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.
A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet. Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment
What This Position Is All About:
This Specialist role will report to the Director of Internal Communications for Hudson’s Bay Company, who is responsible for setting the strategy for company-wide employee communications programs and activities. This position will have a strong focus on strategic content creation – from creative narratives to visual graphics – in support of various company initiatives that reach a wide-variety of audiences. Examples include: content for employee campaigns, events, announcements, and digital channels. This individual will primarily support the Internal Communications team, but will collaborate with various business partners, such as Public Relations and Human Resources on their communications and design needs that align to company priorities. This individual will also help develop metrics of success and drive the continual visual evolution of internal communications, including concept development, copy creation and company templates . This position is based in NYC.
Who You Are:
- Flexible, team player, self-starter
High motivated and able to take initiative, set priorities and juggle diverse tasks simultaneously
Able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- Attention to detail a must
- Knowledge of video editing skills a plus
You Also Have:
- Bachelor’s degree preferred with a focus on communications and graphic design
Experience in writing/narrative development, editing, print production and digital design
Experience in supporting communications campaigns for employees and other audiences
Well-versed in tools: ability to format high-quality presentation graphics (using PowerPoint and Google Slides); update corporate materials in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
Ability to learn new tools and programs quickly
Strategic thinker; someone who’s able to connect the dots when developing content for campaigns & programs
Provide assistance to administrative processes when needed
As The Communications Specialist, You Will:
- Content creation in support of Internal Communications campaigns and communication programs
Content creation in support of partners’ communications needs that align to company priorities
Visual evolution of Internal Communications channels (e.g. template creation & evolution for IC channels)
Manage editorial content calendar
Administrative team duties as needed
Your Life and Career at HBC:
- Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner operator!
- Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
- A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
- Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
- An amazing employee discount
Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.
HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.