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Communications Specialist - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

APG Headquarters


Job ID:  148778


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading supplier of products for North America’s building and landscaping markets. Its products include concrete masonry and hardscapes, packaged cement mixes, packaged lawn and garden products and composite decking products that are sold through a variety of channels.  Oldcastle APG is the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands including Belgard Hardscapes, Echelon masonry products, Sakrete bagged dry-mixes, Anchor Wall Systems, MoistureShield composite decking, among others.  With over 195 operating locations and 6,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces.  Oldcastle APG is a U.S. subsidiary of CRH plc., a leading global diversified building materials group.


Job Summary


The Communications Specialist will support the internal communications strategy for Oldcastle APG. This position will focus on production of internal magazine, maintaining websites, developing and executing social media and mobile communications strategy (marketing services). Coordinating management videos, scripts, drafting executive messages, and supporting senior management with communications tools for multi-channel distribution. Executive services, community outreach, coordinating and calendaring with groups.


  • Develop overall communication strategy and plan for the group
  • Maintain, manage, and help develop and publish company communications resources, including websites, magazines, employee communications, internal town hall meetings, videos, and company publications that help promote employee engagement and build the brand image
  • Write articles, copy, memos, papers, press releases and other communications media
  • Storyboard, write copy, produce and manage post production of management videos
  • Manage communication projects independently that keep key internal constituent informed and involved
  • Develop meaningful reports for executives on communication utilization and effectiveness
  • Support the company communications program and team by ensuring alignment with marketing, communications, community relations, and public relations efforts throughout the organization
  • Develop and execute mobile/social media strategy including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Work with the local companies within the division to develop and manage a connected brand strategy balancing their individual local identities with our national and international brands
  • Manage and build in house photo library




  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or 3+ years of experience writing, editing, designing, administering, and supporting communications initiatives in a departmentalized environment
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully
  • Good oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; can handle multiple projects and deadlines; strong project management skills
  • Knows how to get things done through formal channels and the informal network; understands the cultures of organizations
  • Relates well to all levels of people in and out of the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships
  • Travel up to 20%
  • Some weekends 5%


What CRH Americas Offers You


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


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle Architectural, a CRH company, 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 CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Apr 28, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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