Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

Communications Coordinator

US-AL-Birmingham
Job ID
3489

Responsibilities

The Communications Coordinator performs a wide variety of professional-level communications and public relations functions. This position requires knowledge of public relations, digital (online) communications, writing and editing to support Brasfield & Gorrie’s purpose and mission. As a member of the Corporate Communications team, the Coordinator helps develop and execute the company's internal and external communications plans. This position also collaborates with others in the organization to achieve brand consistency, coordination of messages, and the highest standards for corporate communications.

 

Print materials

  • Research and write communications for multiple media, including website, intranet, and news media
  • Research and develop articles, announcements, e-mail blasts, and website content

Electronic/News Media

  • Support management of intranet and corporate website by providing updates and new content
  • Support management of the company’s social media platforms, maintaining a fresh presence on sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube; investigate emerging media
  • Contribute to editorial planning and production of monthly e-newsletter
  • Post monthly e-newsletter, press releases and thought leader articles on intranet
  • Support management of content on intranet and work with administrators to ensure updates are regularly made; work with IT to develop, test and implement new tools
  • Coordinate video packages for public relations purposes, such a media pitches and press releases

 

Media Relations

  • Support management of media relations, write and edit press releases, and submit for approval
  • Support management of online media monitoring system and produce monthly summary reports
  • Maintain and update media contact lists
  • Assist with submissions for company-wide and individual award nominations
  • Maintain archives for media materials such as press releases, advisories, clippings, photos, etc.

Other

  • Support management of tradeshow booths by working closely with tradeshow service company and regional marketing representatives; ensure booths are maintained properly
  • Assist with jobsite branding
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

Education - Skills - Knowledge - Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of 4-7 years of corporate communications, marketing, or public relations experience
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English/journalism, public relations, or a related business field required
  • Familiarity with Windows operating systems, HTML, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Powerpoint, Adobe InDesign
  • Outstanding writing and editing skills – Knowledge of AP style
  • Strong project management and time management skills
  • Ability to research, analyze and synthesize information
  • Ability to handle simultaneous projects and meet tight deadlines

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