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About TI
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By employing the world’s brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the future of technology. TI is helping about 100,000 customers transform the future, today. We’re committed to building a better future – from the responsible manufacturing of our semiconductors, to caring for our employees, to giving back inside our communities and developing great minds. Put your talent to work with us – change the world, love your job!


About the job
This leader is responsible for communications and reporting related to TI’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) impact, as well as managing communications for the company’s Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) work and overseeing the company’s awards programs. This role works across boundaries and stakeholders to align on messaging and reporting, and they play a key role in telling TI’s ESG and D&I story across many audiences.
What you will gain from this role:
  • Influence and shape TI’s environmental, social and governance narrative inside and outside the company, protecting and fortifying TI’s reputation.
  • Act as key spokesperson for the company on ESG-related topics.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across TI and influence business decisions related to corporate responsibility.
  • Develop a deeper understanding of TI’s operations and businesses while working with teams such as Environmental, Safety & Health (ESH), Corporate Governance (Legal), HR, D&I, Procurement, Ethics, Volunteering & Giving and Investor Relations.
  • Success in the role requires a strong communicator who can understand complex topics and synthesize data into a narrative that is easy to understand and compiled in a way that key audiences can find what they are looking for. This role is also responsible for understanding influencers such as Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC) and standards bodies like Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and the Task Force of Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). 
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:  
  • Develop strategic, thoughtful approach for communicating about TI’s ESG efforts, both internally and externally.
  • Write and manage TI’s annual corporate citizenship report to communicate TI's ESG impact. This includes collecting data and approvals, researching and drafting supporting stories, working through issues as they arise, gaining approval from senior leaders, partnering with creative on layout development, etc.
  • Research information, vet data we want to disclose and draft responses to external stakeholders related to ESG topics (including investors, customers, media, suppliers, standards bodies, etc.).
  • Develop expertise in GRI, SASB, TCFD and emerging or trending frameworks.
  • Draft and maintain TI’s ESG Q&A.
  • Track TI’s ESG responses to external parties and report on trends.
  • Manage updates, reviews and approvals of all standard disclosures (CDP, etc.) surveys, assessments and standards bodies, working closely with the subject matter experts.
  • Review, validate or correct information collected by reputable assessments and indices that gather our information and assign a score or rating.
  • Manage TI’s global recognition and awards strategy, including golden source development and tracking, participation vetting, intake and promotion internally and externally and absorption of the individual award process.
  • Work with key stakeholders to develop short- and long-term strategies to improve reporting, adapt and respond to emerging trends and educate management on actions the company could consider.
  • Ongoing benchmarking of TI’s disclosures and story to that of industry peers and tier one customers. 
  • Remain abreast of ESG and industry trends, including but not limited to the Paris Agreement, Carbon Neutral, Net Zero, Science-based targets, D&I reporting, supply chain issues related to human rights.
  • Manage updates to disclosure type documents that are used in the CCR or are otherwise part of our disclosures (Supplier Code of Conduct, Anti-Human trafficking statement, Human Rights statement, etc.)
  • Partner with D&I team to align on roadmap for expanding disclosures and narrative, as well communications plans (internal and external) to tell the D&I story across audiences.
  • Manage a small team (one direct report).
As a people manager, in this role the ideal candidate is expected to:
  • Set clear direction and expectations for the team, and connect dots for how the individual’s and team’s work supports broader organization or company objectives. 
  • Foster an inclusive work environment and team culture where people are inspired to perform at their best.
  • Proactively develop your people by providing timely and specific feedback as well as establishing clear development plans that include a balance of experiences, exposure and training.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, business and/or related field.
  • 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Proven ability to influence without authority; strong persuasive skills in person and through writing.
  • Proven track record of producing high-quality, measurable, effective communications aligned to business objectives.
  • Direct experience coaching, facilitating and working with all levels of an organization.
  • Ability to work on sensitive and sometimes confidential projects with discretion.
  • Understands AP Style; able to learn and apply TI voice, writing standards and guidelines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Preferred qualifications:
  • A “can-do” problem solver who takes initiative and thrives under pressure.
  • Strong communicator, verbally and in writing, including presentation and editing skills.
  • Able to work well across teams in a matrixed environment.
  • Excellent, adaptable interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Quick study with the ability to understand complex issues and synthesize a course of action, and respond under tight deadlines. Able to translate complex information into simple, easy-to-understand language that engages the audience.
  • Understanding and experience working on corporate responsibility and/or ESG related topics.
  • Issues management experience.
If you are interested in this position, please apply here.

Texas Instruments is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, genetic information, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


 
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