Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

  • Communications Coordinator

    Location US-AL-Birmingham
    Job ID
    4054
  • Responsibilities

    The Communications Coordinator performs a wide variety of professional-level communications and public relations functions. This position requires knowledge of public relations, 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 person must have outstanding writing skills, a strong grasp of grammar and style guidelines, strong creativity, and excellent time management skills. This position also collaborates with others in the organization to achieve brand consistency, coordination of messages, and the highest standards for corporate communications.


    Media Relations

    • Support management of media relations, write and edit press releases, and submit for approval
    • Coordinate interviews and respond to media inquiries
    • Support management of online media monitoring system and produce monthly summary reports
    • Support execution of crisis communication plan
    • Maintain and update media and key contacts database
    • 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.

     

    Advertising

    • Coordinate and track internal requests for corporate advertising
    • Develop fresh and engaging advertising copy
    • Work with graphic designers and internal stakeholders to produce advertisements

     

    Digital Media

    • Support management of the company’s social media platforms, reviewing social media copy and contributing to efforts to maintain a fresh presence on sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn
    • Support development of thought leadership content for corporate blog and intranet
    • Support management of content on corporate website

     

    Internal Communications

    • Develop content for monthly employee newsletter
    • Post monthly e-newsletter articles, press releases, and thought leadership articles on intranet
    • Support development of corporate reports

     

    Technical Writing

    • Write and edit a variety of Marketing copy, including employee biographies, project descriptions, and proposal letters
    • Assist in making updates to current Marketing boilerplate

     

    Other

    • Assist with special projects
    • Perform other tasks as assigned

    Education - Skills - Knowledge - Qualifications & Experience

    • Minimum of 4-7 years of corporate communications, journalism, 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
    • Experience with media relations and advertising
    • Familiarity with media monitoring systems, such as Meltwater
    • Familiarity with project management systems, such as Trello
    • Outstanding writing and editing skills, with knowledge of AP style and grammar and punction guidelines
    • Strong project management and time management skills
    • Ability to research, analyze and synthesize information
    • Ability to handle simultaneous projects and meet tight deadlines

    Travel may be required

    The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job.  The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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