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Director of Corporate Communications - Atlanta, GA

atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Oldcastle Infrastructure
Infrastructure Admin

 

 

Job ID:  291339

Exempt

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.

 

Job Description

 

The Director, Communications leads all internal and external corporate communications efforts for Infrastructure Products Group (IPG).  The person taking on this position will be a keen strategist and skilled tactician with expertise in organizational communications, employee engagement, change management communications, leadership/executive communications, media relations, and thought leadership. The Director will roll up their sleeves and partner with a small team on the day-to-day communications program and strive to achieve maximum results.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Identify opportunities where communications can help advance strategies, address issues or strengthen alignment to achieve organizational goals.
  • Develop and enhance communications-related performance metrics to measure effectiveness, progress, and business impact. 
  • Develop and maintain an overarching employee brand identity and messaging hierarchy for the organization, and ensure alignment and consistency in all communications.
  • Execute corporate communication campaigns through a variety of digital and social channels, including the company intranet site, corporate website, social media, e-mails, videos, etc.
  • Maintain strong relationship and open dialogue with the marketing team to ensure corporate brand and message alignment through all marketing communications efforts.
  • Execute corporate and divisional communication campaigns through a variety of digital and social channels, including the company intranet site, corporate website, social media, e-mails, videos, etc.
  • Ensure that clear, consistent, relevant messages are effectively communicated to employees regarding topics including (but not limited to): change management communications, leadership announcements, business updates, general and targeted FAQs, executive and management messages, employee benefits and updates, and general company news to ensure timely and consistent communications.
  • Ensure company’s culture, values and beliefs are integrated into the communications efforts and that it is consistent across channels
  • Support leadership team with internal and external communication needs, and work to align these efforts to assure consistency, effectiveness and clarity across the company’s global geography.
  • Provide business-savvy counsel to leadership on major communication initiatives or plans, such as mergers and acquisitions, major business announcements, organizational changes, etc.
  • Write executive communications materials, such as company announcements, speeches, presentations, etc.
  • Serve as primary spokesperson as needed.
  • Create, maintain and update as needed a crisis communications plan, including detailed responses for a variety of hypothetical scenarios.
  • Manage the communications department functions, including but not limited to, budgets, forecasts, staffing, compensation and performance management to ensure company initiatives are met.

 

Competencies

 

  • Strategic Thinker/Tactically Skilled – You can see the forest through the trees and know how to craft strategic short and long-term programs that are aligned with business goals.
  • Results Driven – You find ways to succeed no matter what the challenge, taking ownership of responsibilities by evaluating, selecting and employing various methods and strategies for solving problems and meeting objectives.
  • Creative/Risk Taker – While there are tried-and-true tactics in your toolbox, you explore new ways of thinking and continually strive to create best-in-class programs that move your company and industry forward
  • Handles Ambiguity – You have the ability to effectively cope with change and leads others through it.
  • Persuasive – As a senior-level communicator, you express opinions directly, confidently, and accurately.
  • Collaborative/Relationship-Driven – You are able to quickly gain the respect and trust of your direct reports, peers, and leadership team
  • Manages Vision and Purpose – Inspires commitment to a compelling vision and shared values.
  • Professional Maturity – You demonstrate confidence, experience, and poise under pressure.

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing or related field required
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • 15+ years’ experience in a strategic management/communications-related role
  • 5+ years management experience
  • Demonstrated success developing and implementing impactful internal and external communications programs
  • Proven experience providing strategic counsel and guidance to executive leadership team members
  • Solid judgment / temperament in dealing with confidential and sensitive information and issues

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Date Posted:  Jun 4, 2021


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