Autodesk Internal Communications Specialist, Manufacturing, Cloud and Production Division in San Francisco, California

Internal Communications Specialist, Manufacturing, Cloud and Production Division

Location: San Francisco, CA- United States

Job ID: 18WD31047

Position Overview

We are looking for an exceptional internal communications professional to communicate with our employees in the Manufacturing, Cloud and Production division. This person will help develop new means of connecting with employees and driving Autodesk culture and values in our group, including developing messaging, employee events, presentations, video communications, and assist with all-hands meetings and leadership communications. These communications help inspire and drive our teams within the organization. They help clarify organizational priorities and project how we want our teams to operate in ways that reflect our culture and values.

The role will work within the executive communications team and partner closely with the MCP executive communications manager, as well as leverage relationships with other teams to ensure that our approach to internal communications is consistent, mission-driven, and uniquely Autodesk. Candidates should be strategic and creative thinkers, exceptional writers, entrepreneurial and intellectually curious, and should have some experience with Operations and Engineering teams within global corporate environments.


  • Keep the organization informed, aligned, and inspired

  • Develop and drive proactive communications efforts, programming, and events around the division s charter, major initiatives, and products

  • Possess an understanding of technology and software products

  • Drive proactive and reactive communications internally

  • Build partnerships with key internal stakeholders

  • Build partnerships with other corporate communicators to develop internal communications in advance of major company initiatives and announcements

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4-7 years of experience in corporate employee communications or related field

  • Exceptional editorial, writing, copy-editing and project management skills

  • Significant experience blending traditional internal communications tactics with new media, including enterprise collaboration and social platforms

  • Expert at translating internal news and information into accessible, engaging and easy-to-understand language that resonates with employees

  • Strong project management skills; attention to detail and ability to successfully manage multiple projects and deliverables at the same time

  • Strong combination of strategic acumen and hands-on orientation; willingness to roll up sleeves and get the work done

  • Ability to communicate effectively and at all levels in a global organization and build and nurture cross-functional relationships and partnerships

  • Ability to influence without authority, across functions, geographies and levels

  • Ability to be flexible, pro-active, work under deadlines, and ensure quality and accuracy

  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced, high-growth environment, and also work collaboratively on a team

  • Understanding of Autodesk s business and industries and experience in technical production operations or engineering a plus

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Slack, PowerPoint, Photoshop, HTML and SharePoint

  • Four-year college degree (BS or BA), preferably in English, communications, journalism, public relations or marketing. Advanced degree preferred

About Autodesk

With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It's disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital scientists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.

Job: *Marketing & Public Relations

Title: Internal Communications Specialist, Manufacturing, Cloud and Production Division

Location: California-San Francisco

Requisition ID: 18WD31047

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.