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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Honeywell - Public Relations Specialist

At Honeywell, we look for people driven by a desire to contribute, be challenged and grow. Our people make Honeywell a special company and are a key competitive advantage.

Honeywell International is a $40 billion diversified Fortune 100 leader with more than 131,000 employees in 100 countries around the world.  We invent and manufacture technologies that address some of the world’s toughest challenges linked to global macro trends like energy efficiency, clean energy generation, safety and security, globalization and customer productivity.

We are building a world that’s safer and more secure, more comfortable and energy efficient, more innovative and productive. For more information, please visit or follow us @HoneywellNow.

Environmental and Combustion Controls (ECC) is part of Automation and Control Solutions (ACS), a $16.6 billion strategic business group of Honeywell. ECC provides integrated product solutions in energy management, heating and heating processes, ventilation, cooling and refrigeration, air purification, zoning, humidification, air conditioning, water controls and processes, electrical devices and systems, lighting control, switches, sensors and controllers. Our technologies are found in more than 150 million homes, 10 million buildings, and thousands of manufacturing plants around the world. Customers include original equipment manufacturers, commercial, homeowners, contractors, retail, trade building managers, consulting engineers and distributors. To learn more about Honeywell Environmental and Combustion Controls, please visit

Are you looking to join an organization on the cutting edge of connected technologies? Forget Silicon Valley. Come to Golden Valley, Minnesota, home of Honeywell’s Environmental and Combustion Controls (ECC) business. Our technologies are found in over 150 million homes, 10 million buildings and plants around the world.

Are you ready to help write the next chapter in the connected home story? Welcome to Honeywell’s Environmental and Combustion Controls (ECC) business. Our technologies are found in over 150 million homes, 10 million buildings, and manufacturing plants around the world.

We need a skilled Public Relations Specialist who lives on the cutting edge of the field. Reporting to the Global Public Relations Manager, this specialist position manages consumer and trade media relations, event coordination and supports public relations strategy for ECC in the United States & Canada.

You will manage projects in varying stages of development, working across the entire ECC portfolio. You will coordinate efforts with outside agencies and keep legal, sales and other support functions aware of public activities.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Coordinate PR programs across the LOBs to drive print, online and broadcast coverage.
  • Assist in the implementation of PR activities, including social media, media relations outreach, event coordination and implementation.
  • Provide direction and support to consultants and outside agencies.
  • Support planning and execution of internal/external/media events.
  • Create and implement PR strategy and establish relationships with national trade media.
  • Write and distribute press releases as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain editorial calendars and create compelling pitches to garner media interest across various ECC LOBs.
  • Coordinate PR effort with Marketing, Sales, ACS and Corporate Communications.
  • Procure coverage results and measurement for results reporting to upper management

Basic Qualifications:
  • BA/BS in Communications, Journalism or Public Relations.
  • 5+ years experience in Public Relations

Preferred Requirements:
  • Advanced degree a plus
  • Working in a B2B2C environment, with a proven record of executing high-impact programs
  • Mix of corporate and agency experience.
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills with the ability to manage in a matrix organization.
  • Experience in technology or shelter verticals.
  • Demonstrated ability to distill complex concepts into press releases, executive presentations, key messages, Q and A, briefing materials, web copy, etc.
  • Strong media relations experience.
  • Fluency in emerging PR practices, tactics and social media platform.
  • Working knowledge of all areas of communications mix.

To apply go to The PR Specialist is #02243341