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Communications Specialist-Parsippany, NJ

Parsippany, NJ, US, 07054

Tilcon New York Inc



Job ID:  223840


Safety, Integrity, Quality are the foundation or core values on which Tilcon New York Inc., a CRH company operates.  Located in New York and New Jersey, Tilcon New York Inc. is an integrated materials company with multiple quarry locations, water terminals, heavy highway construction division, asphalt and recycle plants.  Tilcon manufactures sells and ships, made in the USA, products of crushed stone, asphalt, sand, gravel and recycled materials throughout New York, New Jersey, and some areas of Pennsylvania.  Growth opportunity, professional development and a culture of support and resources are provided to each employee for their personal growth and success within Tilcon New York Inc., and CRH.


Position Overview

We are seeking a dynamic, creative, results-focused individual to enhance branding, increase company awareness, and act as company spokesperson for Tilcon NY Inc.  This person will be responsible for assisting in our Strategic Recruitment Programs, Improving our Engagement with Employees and Enhancing our Outreach Initiatives within our local communities.


Roles and Responsibilities

(Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Monitor social media for engagement, customer service and recruiting opportunities, as well as engage in social media conversations on behalf of the organization.
  • Design and develop presentations and other communications tools for use by senior management.
  • Capture studio-quality photographs and videos.  Edit content and build a library of videos focused on safety, recruiting, branding and marketing. 
  • Generate written communications, announcements, articles, flyers, etc. for all lines of business.
  • Coordinate company submissions for national and regional recognition.
  • Look for new way to continually improve communication strategy.
  • Will oversee the company newsletter and website and will work in conjunction with the CRH Communications team.
  • Participate and speak at local and regional events, charities and community outreach programs to increase awareness of the organization.
  • Timely and regular attendance is an expectation of performance for all Tilcon employees. Employees will be held accountable for adhering to their workplace schedule.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.




  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, public relations field or other related field.   
  • Experience writing/publishing a company newsletter and utilizing all social media platforms.
  • Advanced computer skills including email, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and internet based software programs.
  • Proficiency with Adobe programs such as Photoshop, Premiere Pro and/or in design within a Mac environment.



  • 2+ years work experience in a communications/public relations role.


Work Requirements

  • Must be committed to providing and promoting a safe work environment.
  • Social Media management experience.
  • Recruiting experience preferred.
  • Experience with Canon DSLR Cameras.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro (and/or Final Cut Pro).
  • Experience in public speaking and preparing related materials.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain strong relationships with employees and customers. 
  • Possess solid organizational and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Extended hours with possible night and/or weekend work as well as overnights.
  • The willingness to travel to other CRH locations as needed.
  • A valid driver’s license. 


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to communicate sufficiently to be able to convey and exchange ideas, and to give and receive detailed verbal instructions.
  • Experience in public speaking and preparing related materials.
  • Possess solid organizational and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to perform multi-tasks in a fast pace environment.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and set priorities.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee is required to sit, walk and stand for periods of time.  The employee is required to use a computer for extended periods of time.    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus.



  • Sit
  • Repetitive motion



  • Bend
  • Kneel
  • Squat
  • Climb (ladder or stairs)
  • Stand
  • Walk
  • Reach


This position requires an employee to lift:



  • 0-10 lbs.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This job will require both office work and field work. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment in the office is usually quiet.



  • Working with others



  • Safety, Integrity, Quality – formally and visibly demonstrate support and understanding of CRH and Tilcon’s core values.
  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Cultivates Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.
  • Manages Complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Courage - Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.
  • Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Directs Work - Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.
  • Drives Engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.


What CRH Americas Offers You


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


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.


CRH Americas 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! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Tilcon New York Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


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Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark