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Communications Manager - Atlanta, GA
Location:  Atlanta, GA, US, 30338
Company:  Oldcastle Inc

 

 

Job ID:  116076

 

 

Summary

 

The Communications Manager will work directly with senior leadership to execute an overall communications strategy for AP&D with a core focus on internal activity.  The successful individual will understand the unique value proposition of AP&D and how to balance the communications priorities of the Division (AP&D) and the needs of key audiences and stakeholders.  The role will be based in Atlanta, with some travelling expected between the different product groups and business across the US and Canada.

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and implement a communications program for AP&D that is aligned to CRH’s Americas communications objectives and reinforces the Group-wide Corporate Affairs strategy
  • Work closely with internal clients at all levels to understand their internal communication needs, provide advice on communications approach, develop plans and implement tactics
  • Ensure communications activities are coordinated and integrated where appropriate to ensure a reasonable flow of information and appropriate level of visibility for various business groups
  • Take information and facts from multiple sources, distill and synthesize to make appropriate for different audiences and internal stakeholder groups
  • Drive the implementation of the annual Executive Communications Programme for AP&D
  • Collaborate with and support communications objectives in developing content for a growing set of new Group-wide channels, as well as annually published reports and magazines
  • Build relationships with marketing and communications contacts across Architectural Products Group (APG), Oldcastle Building Envelope (OBE), Allied and Precast
  • Organization of internal communications to support site visits, conferences and events
  • Draft and source content for business update, performance and development messages, which will feature across a range of materials including newsletters, presentations, video, etc.
  • Coordinate the preparation and delivery of all aspects of video content (planning and coordination, script writing, recording on location and editing)
  • Support outbound communications for various Product Groups within AP&D
  • Assist in managing crises communications

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

 

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and experience producing C-Suite communications
  • Demonstrated success working with senior executives and other internal stakeholders
  • The ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Fluent in multi and social media – video production, maintaining digital assets, content management systems and leveraging social media
  • Experience managing vendor/consultant relationships for a large organization (graphic designers, multi-media, freelancers, webcasting, photographers, videographers)
  • Project and event management skills
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Interpersonal Savvy – Relates well to all levels of people in and out of the organization; Builds appropriate rapport; Builds constructive and effective relationships.
  • Strong business acumen combined with a fluency in topical news and culture
  • Ability to travel up to 20- 30%

 

Minimum Education/Experience

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English, Communications or related field required. Masters degree preferred.
  • 6+ years within a related industry or sector experiance, with a broad understanding of key stakeholders

 

What Oldcastle Offers You

 

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

About Oldcastle

 

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

 

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Oldcastle is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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