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Shaw Industries Inc Strategic Communications Director in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Strategic Communications Director

Position Overview

The strategic communications director has responsibility for strategically executing communications to keep stakeholders engaged, connected and informed. The role includes building relationships, having strategic influence and creating consistent messaging to strengthen associate and stakeholder engagement, enhance the Shaw brand and drive change throughout the enterprise.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build and maintain trusting relationships with company leaders and other communications stakeholders and contributors

  • Develop internal communication strategy and drive execution of communications related to key corporate and departmental/divisional initiatives, supporting business strategies and promoting awareness, understanding and adoption of company priorities and values

  • Develop external communication strategy and drive execution of communications related to Shaw’s corporate brand and community involvement, supporting recruitment marketing and other external initiatives

  • Collaborate on marketing strategy and/or drive execution of marketing initiatives related to enterprise product platforms or other Shaw programs and services

  • Develop strong understanding of departmental/divisional and corporate goals and initiatives, and ensures they are integrated into all applicable internal and external communications and related marketing initiatives

  • Provide internal communications recommendations and support for major organizational change and initiatives

  • Contribute to strategy and execution of associate communications to drive engagement, motivation, connectivity and awareness

  • Contribute to strategic communications requirements for senior and executive leaders, including presentation development, talk tracks, etc.

  • Continuously strive to increase knowledge of company operations, history, products, brands, policies and procedures

REQUIREMENTS

  • Four-year college degree.

  • 5-7 years experience in business , marketing or communications field.

  • Proven experience with strategic planning, messaging strategy, corporate communications, public relations, brand development, marketing strategy, content development, writing, project management, presentation development.

  • Ability to connect individual communications activities or products to higher-level strategies and goals.

  • Ability to simplify complex ideas into simple, easy to communicate messages to communicate business strategies and operational priorities.

  • Excellent problem solver with good attention to detail and ability to think strategically.

  • Adaptable to a dynamic work environment and able to implement alternate solutions.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and possess good organizational skills.

  • Strong organization and time management skills to prioritize and manage a high volume of detailed work with conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Proven experience in working with senior and executive leaders

  • Strong business acumen.

  • Natural curiosity; seeks to understand.

  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.

  • Advanced writing and editing abilities.

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Building trusting relationships

  • Create a strategic plan

  • Deliver compelling communication

  • Demonstrate strategic influence

  • Drive results

  • Demonstrate inclusive leadership

POTENTIAL FACTORS

  • Learning agility

  • Adaptability

  • Navigates ambiguity

  • Conceptual thinking

  • Passion for results

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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