Corporate Communications Specialist

Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
competitive
Posted
Nov 22, 2019
Metro Area
Atlanta
Duration
Full Time
At Cox Enterprises, we are inspired and motivated by the company’s purpose: To Empower People Today to Build a Better Future for the Next Generation. That means putting our employees first, delivering excellent products and services to our customers through our three business divisions – Cox Communications, Cox Automotive and Cox Media Group – and giving back to the communities where we live and work. 
The Specialist, Corporate Communications will work closely with the Sr. Manager to dream up and deliver impactful programs to drive Cox Enterprises’ corporate reputation. Whether executing campaigns or helping to manage events, this role will be instrumental in positioning our company as an Employer of Choice and Premier Investment Partner. We’re looking for a collaborative team player who is ready to roll up their sleeves and support the team. Don’t be afraid to color outside the lines. We’re looking to test out new ideas, and we want your input to improve our work and impact.Responsibilities:Research leadership narratives and impactful facts, figures and insights that help tell the story behind our business and connect to market trends and world affairs. Support the development of executive briefings and talking points that prepare our leaders for a range of events – from high-profile engagements to every day volunteer activities.Support the planning and execution of high-profile employee and leadership events.Support internal and external communications campaigns that support our strategic initiatives, including new Cox investments in exciting arenas like cleantech and esports. Draft well-written creative briefings to kickoff initiatives with our Creative Studio team.Transition seamlessly between writing for media, the web and other channels.Partner with broader Corporate Comms team to support a variety of projects, as needed, reflecting the Cox spirit and culture.Assign and track metrics to determine campaign effectiveness and be comfortable reporting back to leadership on a regular cadence. Track timelines, vendors and deliverables to ensure projects run on schedule and within budget. Partner with internal stakeholders like our Creative Studio team to ensure visual content like videos and graphics are fun, engaging and innovative.Work at a fast pace and on tight deadlines. Some days, you may have a “drop everything” moment where you need to shift priorities to support unexpected needs. 
Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience in public relations and/or corporate communications 
  • Efficient executor and team player
  • Able to manage time and juggle multiple priorities to execute high-quality deliverables
  • Excellent written and verbal skills required (samples requested) 
  • Competency in MS Office (especially PowerPoint, Word and Excel)
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, marketing or related field preferred


About Cox Enterprises

Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. The company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).

The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit www.CoxCSRReport.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s 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.

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