We are at the heart of every place that matters. As a leading global provider in the access solutions market for schools, banks, airports, hospitals, hotels, and many more, we enable seamless movement within secure, safe, and sustainable places. Our work is IMPORTANT. YOU are important. We provide our people with the tools to shape their careers for growth. With around 16,000 employees worldwide, EVERY team member contributes to our mission and can make a positive difference. By working as one global team, we continue growing the business, growing together, and growing ourselves. Build your career with us!

AVP, Corporate Communications

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46250

Sep 14, 2023


dormakaba is seeking an Associate Vice President (AVP) of Corporate Communications based in Indianapolis, IN. The AVP, Corporate Communications reports directly to the VP, Marketing. This role is responsible for optimizing employee engagement and maximize the impact of corporate communications and Public Relations efforts.


HIRING SALARY RANGE: $130,000 - $150,000 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.) This position includes a competitive benefits package.  Please visit our career site for more information on benefits.



  • Develop and deploy corporate engagement and communications strategies, methods, and programs.
  • Collaborate closely with internal departments and stakeholders to coordinate key communications at the local and regional levels.
  • Support change management initiatives through multiple communication channels by delivering the right messages via the most effective delivery method.
  • Lead executive communications and presentations for Town Halls, live streams, speaking engagements, and other strategic events.
  • Author key internal communications on behalf of leadership that are concise, clear, and reflect consistent messaging points.
  • Manage external public relations and crisis management, strategy, and execution for Region North America in collaboration with key stakeholders.
  • Responsible for coordinating dormakaba media training for spokespeople ahead of major trade shows and events.
  • Manage and oversee company award submissions.
  • Identify and coordinate media interviews with appropriate Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).



  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or another related field
  • 10+ years of experience in corporate communications and public relations



  • Master’s Degree in communications, journalism, or related field
  • Agency experience



  • We take care of our employees on DAY ONE. We offer immediate medical, dental, vision, life, and disability Insurance coverage options.  No waiting periods!
  • Your health is our priority, we offer wellness programs to aid in your physical well-being. 
  • Vacation and personal time off.
  • We support your growing family; we provide parental leave for moms and dads!
  • Wisely plan for your future with our 401k matching plan beginning on DAY ONE.
  • Supporting your career development with our tuition reimbursement program. 
  • Pave the way for success with a CliftonStrengths assessment.
  • Robust culture supporting internal advancement with our Learn and Grow Program.
  • Access to over 15,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to assist in your professional development and to expand on your individual interests.
  • Employee Assistance Program (professional support for work, financial, family issues, etc.).
  • Voluntary legal insurance.
  • Unlimited referral reward bonuses.
  • Corporate discounts for shopping, travel and more!



Our work is IMPORTANT. YOU are important. At schools and universities, in stadiums, airports, hospitals and workplace; for every place that matters. We provide safety, security, and sustainability, providing people with the tools to shape their careers for growth. EVERY team member contributes to our mission and can make a positive difference. Our culture focuses on Growing the Business, Growing Together and Growing Ourselves. We are a global company with more than 16,000 employees worldwide giving you endless opportunities for growth and advancement.


Learn why our employees enjoy working for us, click here to view dormakaba testimonials!

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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis