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Manager, Communications Engineering

Cox Communications Inc
Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Communications Inc
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *Yes, 15 % of the Time
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *215702
Cox Communications is searching for a Communications Manager who will be accountable for the strategy and execution of key company communications that drive achievement in the business and support company objectives. You will be responsible for managing the integrated communications concept, content development and plans for driving engagement with and achievement of Engineering key strategic priorities. You will partner with the Internal Business Communications, Product Communications, Internal Digital Communications and Cox Enterprises Internal Communications teams along with senior leadership team to ensure the company-wide narrative is integrated into all communications channels for Engineering.

You will work closely with the Executive Director of Engineering Enablement on an integrated communications strategy that ensures employees understand the key strategic priorities in Engineering and how they contribute to our success. You will also collaborate with communications leaders at Cox Enterprises and other divisions to ensure the enterprise-wide communications strategy is consistent across Engineering where applicable. You will counsel senior executive leaders on strategic communications to ensure ongoing employee engagement, retention and morale. You are the communications subject matter expert that contributes to broader goals for the department. You will report to the Executive Director, Engineering Enablement and is part of the Engineering team.

*Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions: *

- Responsible for communicating broad company goals and objectives and driving engagement with achieving company goals.

- Supports the senior executive leadership with meeting presentations and internal speaking opportunities such as all hands, town halls, site visits, videos, emails and intranet communications.

- Collaborates with internal communications peers at Cox Enterprises and other divisions for enterprise communications initiatives as the Engineering representative.

- Advises senior executive leadership on communications priorities, channels and frequency for company- and enterprise-wide priorities and initiatives, including investments in people programs and teams who support enterprise-wide functions and initiatives.

- Advises functions and support staff on best practices and appropriate communication methods to align with our purpose, our values and our brand.

- Partners with leaders and public affairs teams to develop and execute business-focused, comprehensive, multi-channel communication strategy, utilizing online, face-to-face, virtual and print resources targeted to specific audiences.

- Directs, manages, and supports the launch of new communications related initiatives, tools, and programs; maintains and improves existing programs.

- Develops strong business partnerships with leaders to understand company goals, activities, and key priorities; identifies gaps in communication plans and provides data driven recommendations for solutions.

- Advises senior management on frequency, level, and most effective methods of communication for the targeted audience.

- Promotes and expands the level of influence of the communications holistic approach in Engineering.

- Stays engaged with the industry; remains well-informed and knowledgeable about the current trends, methods, best practices, and advances in innovative technologies and tools for communication.

- Manages vendor relationships and contract labor as necessary.

- Develops and manages communication budgets; ensures projects are on time and on budget.

- Ensures that communication is efficient, effective and supports the company-wide communications strategy.

Qualifications: *Minimum*

- 7-10 or more years of experience required in communications or related field

- Experience working with all levels of the organization, particularly senior-level executives in consultative communications strategy and planning with a focus on employee communications.

- Strong writing and editing skills, ability to adapt communication to different target audiences.

- Excellent interpersonal, leadership, presentation and collaborative skills to work effectively with leadership and teams across the organization

- Requires high level of discretion and confidentiality; ability to deal with ambiguity and influencing without direct authority

- Experience in strategy, planning and delivery of internal communication campaigns and management

- Strong ability to execute and manage projects and details

- Demonstrates strong awareness of business and organization sensitivity and adapts communication accordingly

- Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and exhibit professionalism under pressure with the appropriate level of emotional intelligence

- Strong-problem solving skills, team-oriented with interest in learning and using new technologies and approaches

- Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint

*Preferred *

- BS/BA degree in journalism or communications related discipline and/or MBA

- 3 or more years of experience in a management role or leading cross functional projects or external vendor/agencies

- Experience in Engineering, telecommunications industry

- Experience in technology, social media, event management/production experience

Who We Are
*About Cox Communications*
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

*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.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
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.
Posted: 2021-07-21 Expires: 2021-08-28
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