13 hours

Manager, Corporate Communications (132972)

Home Depot, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
  • Job Code
    339643
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Job Details

Manager, Corporate Communications (132972)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Aug 28, 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 Manager Corporate Communications will work closely with the Sr. Manager and Director of Corporate Communications to help establish the strategic direction and day-to-day management of integrated internal and external communications. The Manager is responsible for providing overall day-to-day communications support to an assigned portfolio of internal clients that represent key business and functional units, as well as special business initiatives. The Manager will help ensure communications are on message, consistent in their quality and delivery, and measurable in their results.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

25% 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

25% 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 or key executive contacts

25% Assist with requests from outside organizations for occasional speaking appearances by functional leaders and award entries

Assist in coordinating local and national media opportunities with stores, certain functions or functional field leadership

25% 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

Position reports to Director Corporate Communications

No Direct Reports

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: 5 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:

  • Degree in English or Journalism preferred 

  • Proficiency in strategic communications planning

  • Proficiency in Project Management

  • PR and media relations experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies  

  • Proven ability to manage positive client relationships and lead cross-functional teams effectively

  • Big, creative thinker, and ability to bring those ideas to live through strategic, clear plans

  • Proven ability to motivate others, including team members who are not direct reports

  • Full-range comprehension of all communication vehicles, both internal and external

  • Exceptional writing skills

  • Exceptional verbal communication skills

  • Significant related work experience that includes writing in fields such as journalism, communications, law or government

  • Ability to synthesize complex and sensitive materials into compelling and persuasive content that will connect and impact intended audiences


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: 2019-10-15 Expires: 2019-11-14

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