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Shaw Industries Inc Shaw Contract Communications Manager in Cartersville, Georgia

Job Title

Shaw Contract Communications Manager

Position Overview

Shaw Contract is a global design leader in commercial flooring for some of the world’s most creative and innovative environments. Our vast, sustainable product offerings can be found in diverse markets such as workplace, healthcare, hospitality, education, and multi-family dwellings; supporting the spaces in which we work, learn, live, play, and heal.

The communications manager role is vital for our business and cultural success and works across our entire design, marketing and sales organization to develop and share content for both internal and external audiences. We’re looking for someone who is sharp, social, and highly motivated to manage the chaos that comes with a fast-paced, innovative, and design-centric organization.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with and managing agency relationships. You’ll have partnered across departments on communications projects including product launches, brand campaigns, corporate communications, and social media. Curiosity is key with the ability to learn quickly and make the complex simple.

Some of your primary responsibilities might be:

  • Works with product design and marketing teams to organize, create and distribute content.

  • Manage workload and deliverables with press & PR partner agencies to communicate bylines, press releases, and campaigns around product launches, innovations, events & announcements.

  • Manage workload for external creative copywriting & creative writing resources.

  • Manages workload and schedules of partner deliverables

  • Media planning, budget & developing relationships with advertising editors

  • Creating content for award submission entries & press releases

  • Develop and build effective internal communications streams between departments

  • Content management for social media

    Position Requirements :

  • 4-year communication, marketing, or journalism degree or relevant experience.

  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent problem solver with good attention to detail.

  • Must be able to translate technical information into clear communications for a general audience.

  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently.

  • Understanding of basic communication and marketing functions.

  • Ability to work effectively with a team

  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout, and design, professional printing/publishing skills are a plus, including the ability to present concepts verbally

  • Must possess excellent organizational and planning skills

  • A wide degree of creativity, flexibility, and latitude

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital/social media

  • Marketing and/or product development experience in the carpet industry desired.

    Although our highly distributed workforce can be found around the globe, Shaw Contract is based out of Cartersville, Georgia and construction are underway on our new highly sustainable, world-class Create Centre facility, which will be home to product development and marketing for our commercial division, demonstrating our commitment to hiring the best talent. We hire humble, collaborative, and ambitious people and give them endless opportunities to grow and succeed.

    Shaw Contract is the commercial design brand for Shaw Industries Group, Inc., a vertically integrated manufacturer that supplies carpet, hardwood, laminate, resilient, tile & stone flooring products, and synthetic turf to residential and commercial markets globally. Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, and with manufacturing in the United States, Mexico, and China, Shaw is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. with more than $4.5 billion in annual sales and 23,000 associates worldwide.

Competencies:

  • Innovation : Facilitate Change

  • People : Build Trusting Relationships

  • Strategy : Deliver Compelling Communications

  • Strategy : Plan and Organize

Work Shift

8 Hr non-rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Observed Calendar, shift starts AM

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit www.shawinc.com .

If you need any additional assistance or accommodation or have questions, please contact us at shaw.recruiting@shawinc.com

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