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Paccar | Bellevue, Washington
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Job Description

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Requisition Summary

The Corporate Communications Specialist handles global internal communications for the Human Resources Department of PACCAR Inc and is part of the Corporate Human Resources team.  As a member of the Corporate Human Resources team, the Communications Specialist also liaises with communications, marketing, HR and business leads in supporting integrated communications campaigns across a variety of business functions and audiences.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

PACCAR World, an internal employee publication -

  • Plan, research and write PACCAR World on a quarterly schedule.
  • Coordinate divisional inputs and review and edit all material.
  • Oversee production process and quality control.
  • Obtain required approvals.
  • Act as printing and design liaison with the PACCAR World printer and designer.

Develop & Administer Annual Benefits Communication Plans -

  • Produce Benefits communications for open enrollment and wellness events and coordinate production process.
  • Manage web content, design and layout of the HR Service Center to communicate benefits and company resources to employees.
  • Act as primary contact for Corporate Benefits with PACCAR’s printing vendors.

Online Recruiting Marketing Plan -

  • Assist in the technical development, editing, maintenance of content creation and overall web production of PACCAR’s career website and social networking properties.
  • Demonstrate creativity, initiative, and web skills to support social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Indeed, YouTube) and associated applications.

Project Management -

  • Develops, edits, reviews and distributes announcements, articles, postings and other internal communications content for U.S. employees.
  • Provides support in the development of senior management presentations.
  • Active team member in the United Way planning committee.


  • One to three years of writing and communciations experience
  • Effective organizational and interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication skills
  • An understanding of design concepts and the printing process; experience with vendor contracts
  • Strong experience writing, proofreading and publishing communication media
  • Ability to maintain accuracy and apply organizational skills under tight timeframes and deadlines
  • Proven ability to prioritize, conduct research and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management; set and meet objectives with limited supervision and direction; project management experience a plus
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects with changing priorities
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Web-based design and layout experience; HTML and SharePoint knowledge a plus
  • Solutions-oriented self-starter with the desire to grow
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Internet research and presentation development


  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis on English, Journalism, Business or related field

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

About Paccar

PACCAR Inc, operates through two segments: design, manufacture and distribution of light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks and related aftermarket distribution of parts, and finance and leasing services provided to customers and dealers. The Company's finance and leasing activities are principally related to Company products and associated equipment. Other manufactured products include industrial winches. The Company and its subsidiaries design and manufacture heavy-duty diesel trucks, which are marketed under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. The Truck and Other businesses include a division of the Company, which manufactures industrial winches in two United States plants and markets them under the Braden, Carco, and Gearmatic nameplates. In North America, Australia and 16 European countries, the Company provides financing and leasing arrangements, principally for its manufactured trucks, through wholly owned finance companies operating under the PACCAR Financial trade name. (Source: 10-K)

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