Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

  • Corporate Communications Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego | US-WA-Issaquah
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/6/2019 7:40 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-242825
    # of Openings
    1
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)
  • Summary

    Corporate Communications Manager

     

    At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a highly dynamic Corporate Communications Manager who will lead and direct all strategic level communications for the Company including key positioning messages, corporate/organizational messages to employees, retailers, vendors, acquisition targets, press, etc. This individual will need to build strong relationships internally and externally to develop and hone communications.  

     

    Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

     

    What we offer:

    • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Training and Career Development
    • Generous Paid Time-Off 

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage the design and development of communications, news articles, marketing materials, print publications, videos and websites for internal and external audiences. 
    • Serve as the key point person on executive and board level communications, including writing speeches and letters.
    • Oversee development and better utilization of communication mediums throughout the company to ensure break-through of messages and ultimate value to the end receiver.
    • Partner with executive leadership team to develop streamlined communications throughout the company. 
    • Overhaul and streamline content on the company intranet and print communications.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism or related field or equivalent job-related experience required
    • 5+ years of experience in corporate communications, media or similar setting
    • Executive level interface
    • Strategic thinker with the ability to cultivate relations at all levels of the company
    • Sensitivity to company politics and cross-functional interdependencies
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Responsibilities

    The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

     

    Position Summary

     

    The Corporate Communications Manager will lead and direct all strategic level communications for the Company including key positioning messages, corporate/organizational messages to employees, retailers, vendors, acquisition targets, press, etc. This individual will need to build strong relationships internally and externally to develop and hone communications.

     

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Manage design and development of communications, news articles, marketing materials, print publications, videos and websites for internal and external audiences.  Serve as key point person on executive and board level communications, including writing speeches and letters.
    • Oversee development and better utilization of communication mediums throughout the company to ensure break-through of messages and ultimate value to the end receiver. Partner with executive leadership team to develop streamlined communications throughout the company.  Overhaul and streamline content on company intranet and print communications.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

     

    Direct Reports

    This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

     

    Indirect Reports

    Does not have direct reports, but may delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

     

    Travel and/or Driving Requirements

    Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job 

     

    Minimum Qualifications

     

    Education Level: Bachelor's Degree                

     

    Field of Study/Area of Experience: Communications, Journalism or related field or equivalent experience 

    • 5+ years of experience in corporate communications, media or similar setting
    • Experience managing web sites/content and understanding of web development process
    • Experience managing print communications
    • Experience marketing/communicating in alternative mediums (social media)
    • Executive level interface

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Strategic thinker with the ability to cultivate relations at all levels of the company
    • Sensitivity to company politics and cross-functional interdependencies
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
    • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, SharePoint and web-browsers
    • Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment
    • Good interpersonal skills

    Environmental & Physical Requirements

     

    Office / Sedentary Requirements

    Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

     

    Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

     

    Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law.  The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

    Important Information

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

     

    The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

     

    The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws including Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinances.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

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