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\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Position_Description\u0022 class=\u0022Summary\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPOSITION PURPOSE\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E The Corporate Communications Sr. Specialist position offers a highly motivated individual the opportunity to experience multiple facets of communications within the external communications team responsible for publicizing the company\u0026rsquo;s business strategy, managing issues \u0026 crises, and more. This is not an entry-level position. Responsibilities include news and social media monitoring, research, measurement, analysis and reporting; recommending issues-related social media strategies; planning and executing proactive PR initiatives; and \u0026ndash; on occasion \u0026ndash; serving as a media spokesperson with local media. This individual must be available and engaged at all times to ensure \u0026ldquo;always on\u0026rdquo; news and social media monitoring, and must possess the skills to assemble presentations of data for leadership. The Sr. Specialist must have exceptional writing skills in order to produce press materials in AP style, as well as occasional stories for the company\u0026rsquo;s corporate newsroom.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EMAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E 25%- Monitoring news and social media \u003Cbr /\u003E 20%- Measurement, analysis and reporting traditional and social media trends \u003Cbr /\u003E 10%- Writing press materials (incl. press releases, media alerts, pitch materials) \u003Cbr /\u003E 15%- Proactive media relations planning \u0026 execution (proactive pitching) \u003Cbr /\u003E 15%- Researching/writing corporate site content \u003Cbr /\u003E 15%- Respond to various local and trade media inquiries, Managing vendors, payments, analysis of potential new vendors, and Manage press release process (proofing/distribution), PR Email Inbox\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003ENATURE AND SCOPE\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Reports to a Sr Mgr, Corporate Communications\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EEnvironment:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable. \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003ETravel: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EAdditional Environmental Job Requirements: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Postion_Requirement\u0022 class=\u0022Requirement\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Must be eighteen years of age or older.\u003Cbr /\u003E Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EAdditional Minimum Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EEducation Required:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor\u0027s degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EYears of Relevant Work Experience: 5\u002B years\u0026nbsp;\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EPhysical Requirements:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EAdditional Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Basic responsibilities include proofing and editing company press materials. The Sr. Specialist will manage Corporate Communications vendors, which will include screening new vendor pitches, researching and assessing new services and evolving technologies, and tracking associated budgets. At times, the Senior Specialist will be required to respond to inquiries by the general public on company policies and positions through social media and email.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EKnowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u0026bull; Strong organizational interpersonal skills; keen ability to prioritize and skillfully handle multiple assignments and a high-volume detailed work within a fast-paced environment. \u003Cbr /\u003E \u0026bull; A strong working knowledge of social media and digital platforms, plus some traditional media relations skills\u003C/div\u003E
Posted: 2020-10-15 Expires: 2020-11-15
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