Corporate Senior Communications Specialist

Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
competitive
Posted
Dec 13, 2019
Metro Area
Atlanta
Duration
Full Time
Cox Communications is the largest private telecom company in America, and we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. At Cox, we are committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection, not only with our products and services, but also with our career opportunities. Come connect with us and lets build a better future together.


Role Summary:


Responsible for helping build and execute enterprise-wide communications plans that inform and influence perceptions about Cox’s products and services among internal and external audiences.


Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:


• Creates, writes and edits various communications tools, including press releases, Cox.com, intranet communications, events, videos and announcements for internal and external audiences for all Cox markets.
• Provides corporate executives, supervisors and other managers with appropriate messages, tools and training to help them effectively communicate the benefits of Cox’s products and services and the understanding of the company’s enterprise-wide goals.
• Evaluates and implements improvement strategies for external audiences and internal communications about Cox’s products and company-wide priorities.
• Assists with programs that improve corporate- and field-based employees' understanding of our goals and how they contribute to our success.
• Maintains and contributes to internal communications channels with product, corporate social responsibility, Cox Conserves, competitive readiness, and diversity and inclusion information.
• Provides information, guidance and leads cross-functional teams of corporate- and field-based public affairs, marketing, customer care, and operations personnel during company-wide crisis events that impact corporate reputation among employees, customers, potential customers, media, and government officials and regulators.

Qualifications:Skills and Qualifications


Minimum:


• 2-5 years of experience in a similar role.
• Must have strong written, oral communications and copy-editing skills
• Must be able to work with employees at all levels, including senior leadership
• Must possess strong project management skills and be detailed oriented
• Must be a self-starter and be able to demonstrate initiative
• Must be familiar with the use of technology for internal communications, including employee intranets, collaborative networks, social media platforms and other electronic tools, as appropriate
• Must be able to work in a changing environment.
• Agency and previous corporate and enterprise-wide experience working in a similar capacity are a plus.
• Should be experienced in communicating with both internal and external audiences.
• Should be able to work in a collaborative environment and as part of a team.
• Should be flexible and willing to support a variety of projects.

Preferred :


• Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or a related field.
• BS/BA in related discipline strongly desired (i.e. Communications, Journalism, etc.).
• Experience in telecommunications industry desired
• Agency and previous corporate and enterprise-wide experience working in a similar capacity are a plus.
• Strong PowerPoint, image editing capabilities and basic video editing skills preferred




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. We're dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique. Cox Communications is the largest division of Cox Enterprises, a family-owned business founded in 1898 by Governor James M. Cox.

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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