Manager II Communications (Writer)
Omaha, NE 
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Job Description

Unify Union Pacific's system wide workforce through strategic communications across multiple channels that build trust and pride; amplify wins connecting company priorities with progress; and promote and protect Union Pacific's brand.

This role requires a communications professional skilled in internal communications. Job responsibilities include creating and executing integrated communication plans; writing and editing materials for a variety of audiences and channels; building relationships at all levels of the company; and planning and coordinating corporate communications events, including monthly town halls and the railroad's annual Leadership Conference.

Responsible for developing plans and materials to support Union Pacific's business strategy and goals.

  • Provide effective project management leadership and consultation to develop communication plans for internal departments, work groups and company initiatives using media platforms such as online media, print, video and social networking
  • Write and edit various materials including fact sheets, brochures, web content, emails, video scripts, presentations, speeches, news stories and other materials as required
  • Liaison with in-house and external designers/vendors to develop communication materials and ensure consistent application of brand standards and effective reputation management while achieving deadlines
  • Initiate improvements in departmental procedures to increase production quality and efficiency for communication services and materials
  • Organize and help coordinate special events associated with communications initiatives ,including monthly town halls and the railroad's annual Leadership Conference
  • Coordinate video and photo shoots
  • Use communication and video expertise to translate corporate strategies and goals into compelling storytelling via videos shared across a variety of internal/external channels
  • Understand target audiences and adjust narrative to appeal to each through easily digestible content.
  • Harness communication and writing expertise to translate corporate strategies and goals into compelling storytelling shared across a variety of internal/external channels
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications Required
  • A Bachelor's degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) skills
  • 3 - 5 years experience in communications
  • Confident communicator and presenter able to present concepts verbally
  • Excellent organizational, planning and problem-solving skills
  • Experience executing internal corporate communications strategies and events
  • Expert writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Demonstrated experience in change management
  • Strong strategic thinker
  • Experience with live streaming platforms, including RMTP destinations and stream keys, and experience with live switching hardware and HDMI and SDI conversions
  • Experience with Adobe After Effects, video compression and codecs
  • Experience using Wirecast software
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media
Physical Requirements
  • Able to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 lbs
  • While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee will spend extended hours in front of a computer screen
Work Conditions
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Travel 25% of the time
  • Benefit information can be found under the Benefits section on (

Union Pacific supports diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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