Director, Internal Communications and Community Outreach

Cepheid’s Director, Internal Communications and Community Outreach has a key role in shaping our culture through developing and implementing innovative communications programs that engage, align and inspire our associates around our mission, vision and values and keep us connected to our Company, our Leaders and the Global Communities in which we serve.


  • Lead global internal communications, including strategy, meetings, outreach, planning, follow up, etc.
  • Create and support campaigns around our Mission, Vision, Purpose and Culture
  • Ensure President message is fully integrated with programic approach to skip levels and associate connection opportunities
  • Determine philanthropic and community outreach strategy, program, plan, committee
  • Support and embed Cepheid’s Mpower campaign and Shared Purpose
  • Identify and execute improvement opportunities for Intranet site- develop sense of community
  • Partner with HR, Leaders and Associates to support engagement efforts, change management, programs and any associate facing updates, while leveraging humor and fun to engage and inform. 

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or industry-related field
  • Superior writing and editing skills
  • Skilled working with Communications specific applications like Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office apps
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Strong presentation and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate in fast-paced team environments
  • Comfortable working under tight deadlines on multiple projects
  • Must be able to think and plan strategically but also ‘get hands dirty’ on execution
  • Excellent time management skills
  • 8-10 years of comparable experience

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