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Community Relations & Marketing Manager

Dayton, OH 45402
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*Primary Location: *1611 S Main St, Dayton, OH, USA
*Division: *Cox Enterprises
*Job Level: *Manager/Senior Manager
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *215564
The Community Relations and Marketing Manager is the primary owner and implementer of our community relations and influencer strategies and activities. Our business is in transformation, and it is imperative that we are recognized as making a difference in our community through the support we give, the work we do and the relationships we build. The Community Relations and Marketing Manager will use those strategies to position us as an essential and necessary community asset, one that is worth the support of local leaders, businesses, residents and influencers. The role requires an innovative and energetic influencer with new and powerful ways of establishing our value to the market. This role supports both B2C and B2B marketing efforts and plays a critical role in events, whether they are for subscribers, community conversations or to drive revenue. The Community Relations and Marketing Manager is a self-starter with a deep understanding of the value of local journalism as well as strong storytelling, communication and community relations skills. The Community Relations and Marketing Manager will play a key role in developing grant and foundation support for Cox First Media journalists and journalism. The Community Relations and Marketing Manager also serves as the assistant to the Strategic Marketing Director and, as such, will spend time working on developing and executing marketing campaigns and plans. A primary key to success in this role is the ability to collaborate and lead across teams and work groups to deliver results, to partner with external organizations and be resourceful and inventive in how work is accomplished.

Job responsibilities:

Key responsibilities and percentage of time on each aspect:

* Develop and implement a multi-layered community relations strategy that includes promotional support, board and volunteer participation, community events, influencer and community connections and relationship-building

* Support and manage events to drive revenue and audience engagement for Cox First Media, and to provide additional value for subscribers and employees

* Build relationships with important community institutions and ensure trade and other support is aligned with Cox First Medias goals

* As assistant to the Strategic Marketing Director, the Community Relations Manager will partner with content, advertising, circulation and operations to execute strategies and campaigns, and will also support employee communications

* Lead efforts to seek grants, foundation support and community partnerships that help fund and support Cox First Media journalists and journalism

* Design effective and impactful presentations for Cox First Media leaders to give to community organizations and develop presentations, events and community engagement plans to establish the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun and Journal-News as community conveners and thought leaders

* Represent the company at community events and in one-on-one meetings with community stakeholders

* Manage project schedules to ensure were meeting deadlines and accomplishing goals

* Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements

* 3+ years relevant marketing or community development experience

* A passion for and understanding of community organizations and relationships

* Appreciation of local journalism and its role in democracy

* Experience growing revenue or audience engagement through events

* Experience leading and influencing both internal teams and external partnerships

* Knowledge of growing audience and engagement in the digital space

* Familiarity with using research and metrics to drive innovation and results

* Strong communication and collaboration skills

* Deep and current knowledge of media industry dynamics

* Bachelors degree preferred

* Experience in both B2C and B2B marketing is a plus

About us: Cox First Media is the premier media company in the region with three daily newspapers and affiliated digital products, a digital-only entertainment site and a full suite of digital advertising and marketing capabilities. The Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun, Journal-News and Dayton.com are the most important and respected local journalism brands in Southwest Ohio, with about 90K subscribers plus a digital reach of more than 250 million pageviews a year. The Dayton Daily News is the birthplace of Cox Enterprises, which owns Cox First Media. We are committed to making our community stronger through local journalism and by helping local businesses grow and succeed. We are driven by the Cox values of serving our community, our customers and our employees in everything we do.

Who We Are
*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.


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Posted: 2021-07-14 Expires: 2021-08-28
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