Senior Manager of Communications and Public Relations in Englewood, CO at WOW!

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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Job Description

Senior Manager, Communications & Content Development

The Senior Manager, Communications and Content Development develops, manages and implements strategic communications initiatives in support of corporate communications (internal and external) objectives and in alignment with WOW!'s overall vision and strategic direction. This person also designs storytelling for audiences from customers and employees to board members.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below:

Internal Communications
* Assists with the development and implementation of a strategic communications plan.
* Develops well-timed communications plans and engaging written and/or digital content for the internal newsletter.
* Maximizes various tactics and channels to keep internal audiences informed and to elevate WOW!'s culture. Potential tactics and channels include: video, blogs, newsletters, webinars, presentations, online-intranet/website, and graphic representations.
* Works with executive leadership team to produce engaging content and compelling visuals that tell the WOW! story.
* Develops and curates content for company intranet and social media sites.

External Communications
* Creates communications pieces for external stakeholders to build positive brand awareness.
* Writes edit and review WOW! news releases and approve any vendor-originated news releases when needed. Supports markets as appropriate on local media relationships.
* Produces engaging content and compelling visuals that tell the WOW! story.
* Proofreads and edits all communications materials produced. Coordinates approvals. Follows appropriate branding and editorial style guidelines, ensures accuracy and adheres to deadlines.
* Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Four-year college degree

Experience/Skills Needed:
* Minimum of seven years of communications experience--writing, graphic design, video, content development.
* Video production experience.
* Digital content development expertise
* Expert level knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
* Strong communication and relationship-building skills
* Strong writing, research, and organizational skills
* Strong media relations and content creation skills
* Excellent organizational, project and time management skills
* Passionate storyteller
* Able to turn concepts into storyboards and video content
* Understanding of fundamental design principles

Computer Skills:
* Excellent computer skills including MS Office to include Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
* Strong skills in Adobe Creative Suite
* Mac proficient
* Basic programming knowledge, prefered
* Video creation/post-production/animation

WOW! is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer