Employee Communications Copy EditorHouston, Texas; Vancouver, Washington
The Employee Communications copy editor is an eagle-eyed wordsmith who knows how language can shape employee experiences. The role is a good fit for a mid-career communications professional with a commitment to ensuring communications are delivered with accuracy, consistency, and humanity. This role offers writing and editing support to the Employee Communications team, ensuring clear employee centered communications while helping the business meet its objectives. This role is a member of the Employee Communications team, a core part of the Employee Experience team, which sits within HR. Employee Experience collaborates with stakeholders to shape, validate, and deliver integrated experiences that unleash employees' energy and potential throughout their HP journeys-ultimately driving business success. We also help HP's more than 55,000 employees at over 60 countries internalize HP's vision, mission, strategy, and business priorities. Our communications inspire employees-from a new hire on their first day to our CEO Dion Weisler-to connect with and contribute to the HP Way, and to feel pride in the products they help create and deliver to our customers. Key areas of responsibility Serve as the primary copy editor and proofreader for all Employee Communications content, including news stories, emails, presentations, print materials, web copy, and more, for accuracy, adherence to HP style, voice, and tone. Maintain and apply the Employee Communication style guide. Test user experience on processes. Provide light fact checking. Consult with and coach employee communicators from functional teams on HP style, and delivering clear, concise, employee-centered communications. Draft communications, including emails, news stories, and social posts. Reporting and management line This role reports to the Strategy & Content Lead. Qualifications With a bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, or marketing, or equivalent experience, and a minimum of two years of copy editing experience, this individual demonstrates: Passion for communications and the overall employee experience. Can spot at least five intentional errors in this job description. Proven proofreading and editing ability. An understanding of best practices for communications and digital content. An ability to write and edit in a variety of styles and formats in a way that is engaging, clear, grammatically correct, and actionable. Comfort with digital communication channels, including email, websites, presentations, social media, online meetings and video. Experience providing friendly feedback and compassionate corrections. Uncommon attention to detail. A sense of ownership and accountability for their work. Calm, effective, and efficient under pressure. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, and the ability to collaborate with remote colleagues. Courage to contribute ideas and take initiative toward shared goals. Willing to learn something new every day. A desire to bring creativity, curiosity, and innovative thinking to everything they do. Flexibility, a sense of humor, and adaptibility to change. HP Inc. is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities.
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Hewlett-Packard Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. Its Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, tablets, retail point-of-sale (POS) systems, calculators and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The companys Printing segment offers consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, software and Web services, and scanning devices, as well as inkjet and printing solutions, laserjet and enterprise solutions, and graphics solutions. Its Enterprise Group segment provides industry standard servers; business critical systems; traditional and converged storage solutions; networking products comprising controllers/switches, routers, and wireless LAN access points; and technology consulting and support services focused on cloud, mobility, and data. The companys Enterprise Services segment offers technology consulting, outsourcing, and support services to infrastructure, applications, and business process domains; and application and business services. Its Software segment provides enterprise information management solutions, such as data analytics, information governance, and digital marketing for structured and unstructured data; IT management software; and security intelligence/risk management solutions as software licenses and software-as-a-service. The companys HP Financial Services segment offers leasing, financing, utility programs, and asset recovery services; and asset management services to enterprise customers, as well as specialized financial services to SMBs, and educational and governmental entities. The company was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.