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CORP COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST (132328)

Home Depot, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
  • Job Code
    338339
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CORP COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST (132328)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Aug 8, 2019
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Functional Area: Communications/External Affairs
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE
The Corporate Communications Specialist will be responsible for supporting the Senior Manager in driving strategic collaboration with various corporate functions, planning, tactical execution and measurement of corporate PR initiatives through mainstream and social media channels. In addition, the Corporate Communications Specialist will assist in responding to daily inquiries by local and industry trade media, as well as various inquiries received through social media channels.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Write and edit corporate press releases, media kit materials, issue briefs, and other communications materials
Develop key messaging for various corporate initiatives
Research and develop unique content to support corporate PR and social media efforts
Conduct proactive media outreach and strategic story development
Respond to various local and industry trade media inquires
Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key field contacts
Assist in coordinating local media opportunities with stores or functional field leadership
Assist with requests from outside organizations for occasional speaking appearances by functional leaders and award entries
Occasionally, respond to inquiries regarding customer service issues
Research the public impact of various proactive and reactive media initiatives
Monitor results and develop reporting for key functional stakeholders

NATURE AND SCOPE

Report to Sr. Manager Corporate Communication

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS


Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:


Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
3 years

Physical Requirements:

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.

Additional Qualifications:


Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Working knowledge of digital media capture and editing preferred. (i.e., short for videos, graphics, etc.)
Strong communication skills both verbal and written
Active and engaged participant in local and industry trade media relations
Ability to develop unique, strategic PR and social media plans
Savvy and knowledgeable of social media trends and innovations. Depth of knowledge with social media, viral and online word-of-mouth best practices
Solid understanding of PR and social media metrics
Ability to build close relationships with the press to improve effectiveness of pitching activities


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Posted: 2019-09-15 Expires: 2019-10-15

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