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Cummins Inc. Communications Leader - Engine Business in Indianapolis, Indiana

Communications Leader - Engine Business


Communications Leader

Our culture 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 while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.

We are looking for a talented Communications Leader to join our team supporting the Engine Business, the company’s largest business responsible for delivering nearly 1.5M engines annually. This communicator will work directly with leaders to articulate the business’ strategies and innovations both internally and externally. This role will bring to life the business’ innovations, why these new technologies matter and the sustainable impact they are making in our communities and for the environment. This is a hybrid opportunity based in Indianapolis Indiana and your remote office.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

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

  • Builds, leads, executes strategic communications planning (marketing promotional plan/communications plan) as well as stakeholders/leaders/vendors

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

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

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

  • Internal & External Communications - Partners with business leadership to establish internal and external communication strategies and ensure communication, planning, and results are effectively achieving business objectives.

  • Brand Management - Creates competitive advantage through brand recognition; positions the brand to meet or exceed stakeholder expectations.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

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

  • Minimum 8 years relevant experience

  • Digital experience preferred (emerging trends, digital for business, metrics, paid vs. organic, advertising content).

  • Graphic design skills, visual communications channel capabilities preferred.

  • Global perspective and experience 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.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Indianapolis-US, IN, Indianapolis, Cummins DBU Headquarters

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 16, 2022, 8:38:49 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Corporate

Req ID: 220003GW