Senior Manager Public Affairs, Internal Communications

Location: Atlanta, Georgia Job Number: 174358 Brand: Cox Communications


This position reports to the executive director of IC in Public Affairs and is responsible for implementing employee communications at Cox Communications Inc. (CCI). Produces comprehensive internal communications that inform and engage employees by helping them understand how their work connects to company goals and milestones.

•Executes communication strategies and plans that maintain high employee morale and retention while driving strategic business objectives.

•Develops and manages various communications tools, including intranet communications, employee meetings and events, videos, senior leader announcements and messages, etc., that support effective communication.

•Provides employees with appropriate messages, tools and training to help them be effective communicators.

•Counsels leaders on importance of frequent, open communication and inserts employee communications considerations into planning of major initiatives, events and announcements.

•Assists with programs/communications that increase employees' competitive awareness and readiness.

•Promotes a positive, effective flow of information to employees and within client groups, such as HR.

•Develops and drafts internal announcements and articles for publication within the company.

•Collaborates and partners across PA internal communications team (corporate center and field regions) to ensure integration and distribution of key messages to all employees.

Position-Specific Duties:

•Develop communications to ensure employees are aware of national messages and key priorities as well as their business function’s messages and priorities.

•Work strategically with internal communications team to ensure we are reaching employees in the most efficient, yet effective manner. 

•Proactively suggest new delivery mechanisms/tools/social media opportunities that will facilitate engagement with employees.

•Provide input and recommendations to employee communications teammates on any topics that may have been overlooked or not fully investigated.

•Plans and executes officer/executive forum meetings messaging, presentations, tool kits.

•Assists with change/transformation/personnel communications as necessary.

•Assists with executive support as necessary.




1.BS/BA in Communications preferred

2.7-10 years’ experience in communications, preferably internal

3.Excellent written and oral communication skills

4.Excellent presentation/facilitation skills, including PowerPoint design

5.Experience writing for the web as well as organizing and updating intranet pages.

6.Proven ability to partner cross functionally and lead/collaborate through influence

7.Proven track record in improving operating results and efficiencies

8.Demonstrated project management skills

9.Demonstrated process improvement skills

10.Excellent leadership skills

11.Graphic design skills preferred

Your Career at Cox
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Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable, telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care, and its outstanding workplaces. We are always looking for talented professionals to join our team! Cox offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package (healthcare, pension, and 401k) and a best-in-class working environment.
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Organization: Cox Communications, Inc.

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Team Leader

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: 2017-04-01