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Communications Manager

Company: BGE Inc
Location: Charlotte, NC
Job Type: Full Time
Date Available: 5/12/2022

BGE, Inc. is a nationwide consulting firm that provides services in civil engineering, planning, landscape architecture, construction management, survey and environmental services for public and private clients.  Our employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package such as outstanding health care, generous 401(k) match, career mapping and highly competitive time away from work programs to include remote work options, dependent care, and flexible Fridays.

Communications Manager

We are looking for a full-time Communications Manager to join our Marketing Team. This position reports to the Communications Director and is responsible for the effective management of external and internal communication projects, including writing creative content, collaborating with graphic designers, coordinating all deliverables, tracking requirements of the entire project team, and proactively identifying and mitigating any schedule risks.

The successful candidate will make a significant contribution to enhancing the BGE brand through compelling storytelling. This person will serve in a lead role to create and manage external communications efforts, including the firm’s social media strategy, website presence, awards submittals, speaking engagements, public relations and recruiting efforts. In addition, the person in this position will support other areas of the Marketing department.

This is a terrific role for an organized and detail-oriented individual with strong writing skills who can create a structured, organized approach to effectively execute on strategic initiatives with a creative flair.

The Communications Manager is not a supervisory role.

Position Responsibilities

  • Manage and execute the firm’s social media strategy.
  • Implement strategies for updating website content and monitor analytics.
  • Maintain the BGE blog, including brainstorming topics, identifying authors and developing content.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive PR strategy, including maintaining a media list, following editorial calendars, writing and distributing press releases, and pitching and ghostwriting articles.
  • Interview technical staff and write content for announcements, press releases, articles, blog posts, presentations, scripts, abstracts and award submissions.
  • Proactively solicit content ideas internally and establish relationships with key contributors.
  • Take a lead role in compiling company data for various industry surveys.
  • Manage assigned communication projects from inception to completion, ensuring that all activities are effectively and efficiently coordinated and completed on time.
  • Create and maintain a consistent voice for all communication materials.
  • Interpret and synthesize complex information clearly and concisely for a variety of audiences.
  • Assist with other marketing efforts, as assigned.

Qualifications

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or Marketing.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience.
  • Experience with external communications and/or public relations programs including planning, execution and measurement.
  • Stellar writing and editing skills, with the ability to articulate a clear point of view clearly and concisely on complicated topics.
  • Familiarity with AP and technical style.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, a focused listener able to work quickly, thoughtfully and collaboratively with different personalities.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments from conception to completion on deadline with minimal supervision; excellent attention to detail.
  • Periodic travel to BGE office locations is required.

BGE is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity.  We prohibit discrimination and all employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws.

How To Apply

Email resume to Jennifer Adkins, jadkins@bgeinc.com

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