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Media Relations Manager

Company: Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Location: Charlotte, NC
Salary Range: 71,695 - 108,095
Job Type: Full Time
Date Available: 5/1/2020

The purpose of the Manager of Media Relations position is to protect and promote our Publix brand and to be one of the faces and voices of our company. In addition, we build, foster and maintain effective relationships with media partners. We represent Publix as the spokespeople on local, divisional and state issues and work in concert with Retail Operations, Retail Business Units and Community Relations in driving customer loyalty and sales.
This position has significant impact on Publix given its visibility and overall reach in the communities we serve, and its relationship with media, and ultimately our customers. This position will be located in the Charlotte, NC regional office and support our NC, SC and VA markets.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree – preferably in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Broadcasting, or English or equivalent experience
  • Five (5) years in the field of journalism, communications or government affairs
  • Knowledge of public relations disciplines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Camera presence skills
  • Project Management experience
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet
  • Willingness to travel
  • Willingness to work extended hours
  • Willingness to be on-call 24 hours a day/7 day a week

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Communications, Journalism or continued education courses in related fields
  • Seven (7) years in the field of Journalism or communications and
  • Three (3) years Publix Retail Experience
  • Accredited in Public Relations (APR – 5 years of PR experience required to obtain accreditation)
  • APR, Certified Public Relations Counselor (CPRC)
  • Knowledge of grocery industry (inclusive of trends)
  • Specific knowledge of Retail Business Units (RBUs) and their functions
  • Specific knowledge of key community players/ government officials
  • Basic knowledge of Access

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