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Senior Internal Communications Specialist

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Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.




As Ansys continues to expand in offices around the world, internal communications is more critical than ever. We’re looking for an energetic senior internal communications specialist who will support this important function and ensure team members across Ansys are kept informed and excited about our strategy, initiatives, and company news. You will creatively conceive and execute communication programs using the current content strategy, which includes updating and posting employee information to the intranet and using push communications to raise awareness and inspire action. This individual will support various business operations functions, such as HR, finance, legal, and IT, and will work closely with senior executives.



  • Proactively lead and execute internal communications projects and campaigns that align with, articulate, and support the company's key messages, business priorities, and growth initiatives, as well as influence a positive culture and engaged workforce.
  • Serve as communications partner for internal clients. 
  • Develop messaging for topics and other areas of strategic significance.
  • Plan, edit, and write creative content and effectively utilize modern digital communications platforms: social media, video, and emerging technologies.
  • Leverage the SharePoint intranet and other employee knowledge platforms to publish and maintain user-friendly information.
  • Analyze metrics to share communications effectiveness and opportunities with clients.
  • Support internal social media efforts, facilitating opportunities for employees to connect.
  • Ensure organizational initiatives and projects are successfully communicated to employees and stakeholders.
  • Sustain strong relationships at all levels of the organization.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, Communications, or a related degree OR equivalent industry experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience combined in marketing or communications.
  • Effective, confident communicator — both written and oral — with a flair for storytelling.
  • Able to simplify messaging and package content into effective, manageable communications.
  • Experience supporting thoughtful, strategic, enterprise-wide communications programs and initiatives in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Project management skills juggling many different initiatives, competing priorities across several teams; ability and agility to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all levels of management. 
  • Strong people person, who genuinely enjoys supporting each departments’ goals through strategic communications plans.
  • Knowledge of web best practices and writing to maximize user experience and content discoverability.




  • Basic design skills a plus. 
  • Office 365/Sharepoint and/or Poppulo experience a plus.


At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • Customer Focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high – met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on. At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
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We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.

Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh