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Communications Manager

Communications Manager

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12612 W Alameda Pkwy
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Job Summary


The Communications Manager is responsible for managing and executing cross functional communications to corporate departments, retail store staff, and internal stakeholders. This position interacts with all levels of the organization to ensure the success of a variety of multifaceted projects. The successful candidate must have the proven ability to: render complex information clearly, accurately and succinctly for a diverse employee base and collaborate to develop and implement communications materials and programs for targeted audiences to enhance awareness and utilization of company practices, programs and services. Must excel at message development, storytelling and writing in a style that captures the company's voice and holds the audience's attention. Demonstrated abilities as a writer and editor is required.


Key Responsibilities include the following essential functions, but are not limited to:

  1. Create and execute a comprehensive internal communications strategy from concept to execution and deliver on the objectives of:
  • Driving greater employee engagement
  • Presenting a consistent voice that supports what we do with our founding principles and strategic objective
  1. Collaborate with executives, managers and subject matter experts to develop innovative internal communication solutions on time and on budget.
  2. Responsible for planning, administering and completing assigned projects, which may cross several functional areas, such as operations, human resources, or marketing.
  3. Participate in messaging and strategy sessions with strategic communication planners and subject matter experts, providing input on creative assets for internal communication plans.
  4. Develops targeted messages which create an understanding of complex subject matter; demonstrates a high level of business knowledge and skill. Creates focused communications which leads audiences to the intended action and behavior change.
  5. Collaborates with others to develop and implement programs and communications materials for targeted audiences which enhance awareness and utilization of divisional programs and services.
  6. Be adept at juggling multiple assignments to meet deadlines.
  7. Demonstrated abilities as a writer and editor will be required.
  8. Developing and enhancing communications-related performance metrics to measure effectiveness, progress and business impact.

Although this is a general outline of job responsibilities all employees are expected to be “hands on” and do whatever it takes to get the job done and make the company thrive.


Education, Skills & Experience:


1. A bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, marketing, or other related field.
2. Additional related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
3. 5+ years marketing experience including a demonstrated ability to produce effective communication strategies
4. Knowledge of publishing and other related software.
5. Demonstrated creativity in the design of marketing, public relations or educational programs and communications materials


This job description is not an employment contract.  It does not guarantee a job or that the above listed duties are the limit of responsibilities.  The job and job description are subject to change with and without notice.  Employees are required to accomplish any and all tasks assigned to him/her by their Manager and/or other corporate managers that may not be listed in this job description.

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