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Director of Internal Communications & Engagement
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Experience Level
  • More than seven years experience in strategic communications, either in-house or agency experience working directly on internal communications and engagement for business to service level industries. Blended experience of agency/client-side and/or in-house in a high-growth company preferred. Experience with technology products and/or public safety experience a plus
  • Demonstrated experience in managing comprehensive, strategic internal communications and engagement. Experience in using new and innovative tools and resources for greater employee connection to the business
  • An high-level understanding of our focus market and an understanding of Axon's key audiences for product related communications. A keen ability to foster an informed public by working objectively to ensure communications are impactful and focused toward stakeholders who will benefit from a broader awareness of Axon products vs. the general public
  • Team player, with a strategic thinker/doer attitude and a passion for delivering creative and impactful communications initiatives
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with ability to establish credibility and build collegial relationships with all levels of staff. A polished communicator with strong written and verbal skills
  • Identify practical and timely solutions to complex challenges, has a deep understanding of how to navigate and influence diplomatically to show value of campaigns and programs
  • Demonstrated track record of handling complex issues, change management and diverse executive backgrounds to drive quick solutions with poise. The ability to quickly mobilize key stakeholders to make quick decisions and support the business on any potential product issues
  • Strong writing skills a must, must be familiar with press release writing, AP style format and can leverage a press mindset when building materials
  • Lead and execute an overall integrated internal communications foundational framework identifying appropriate ways of working across the organization
  • Develop new and improve existing tools (e.g., town halls, Slack channels, intranet, newsletters) to support employee experience and awareness of key business initiatives and company purpose and values
  • Create an internal engagement strategy to build greater connection across our employee base and foster greater passion and excitement for our business progress, mission and connection to our executives
  • Work seamlessly with the corporate communications team to leverage external communications moments to appropriately inform colleagues of news and generate excitement on any key pieces that show progress from our organizational strategy
  • Identify and execute field/sales communication best practices practices; Establish themselves as a subject matter area expert in internal communications, providing counsel to executives and partnership with our sales and marketing organizations to support greater engagement and connection to information for our field based employees
  • Ensure diversity in thought and voice across our executives to our employee base, identifying appropriate voice and support in drafting content and establishing forums for executives to have greater connections to employee base
  • Bridge divides and celebrate differences across employee experiences, locations, tenures and levels
  • Support our talent acquisition and people operations teams in communications needs, including external communications initiatives and owned content to pull through recruitment campaigns, thought leadership and other key imperatives of the function to both our employees and in collaboration with our corporate communications teams, the public
  • Ensure alignment of internal and external messaging and work across the communications organization to support the team with core messaging and counsel and review of implementation
  • Routinely measure success for raising the profile and awareness of the Axon suite of products in alignment with broader brand strategies and the vision and goals of communications plans

1,001-5,000 employees

Military & defense technology
Company Overview
Axon provides electronic control devices to law enforcement and corrections agencies.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Fitness Programs
  • Mental Health
  • Pre-Tax Savings (401k, HSA, FSA)
  • Annual Bonuses
  • Stocks
  • Remote Work
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Room to Grow
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Learning and Development
Company Core Values
  • Be obsessed
  • Aim far
  • Win right
  • Own it
  • Join forces
  • Expect candor