We Are Hiring Here at Plaid – Looking for a Communications Manager

Do you enjoy crafting? Do you enjoy marketing? Do you live in or around the Atlanta metro area? If you answered yes to these questions, then we would like to tell you about an exciting new job opening here at Plaid Enterprises. Plaid Enterprises, Inc., is one of the world’s largest, most diverse manufacturers of creative do-it-yourself products. Our product innovation and dedication to the ever-changing needs of consumers have made the Plaid family of products among the most recognized and desired brands worldwide. We currently have an opening for a Communications Manager. Please read the job description below for more information.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage full range of communications functions including trade and consumer collateral, point-of-purchase displays and related activities to ensure full integration of communications across disciplines. The qualified candidate must have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, prioritize and meet deadlines while interfacing with Marketing and Sales, plus a variety of internal and external customers. Communications Manager will function as part of a cross-functional team to ensure targeted and timely delivery of the product/brand message.

As a member of dynamic communications and marketing teams, the Marketing Communications Manager will be responsible for customer-specific & company-wide projects, and should have strong experience in the following areas:

  •  Complete project management of sales materials, point-of-purchase collateral. Duties include: concept; writing; design, photography and graphics coordination; printing and delivery
  •  Extensive interaction and project coordination with sales, customers and consumers.
  •  Strong writing skills–b-to-c and b-to-b: web articles, product catalogs, how-to and promotional brochures, educational projects, advertising.
  •  Experience in the creation of compelling consumer focused point of purchase messaging displays materials for retail store shelves i.e.  merchandisers, storyboard headers, shelf talkers, take away brochures
  • Experience with digital media marketing : blogs, website, Facebook.
  • Public relations and video production experience helpful.
  • Craft/creative arts experience/knowledge a plus!

SKILLS
The ideal candidate will have:

  •  Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Good organizational and project management skills; ability to develop and meet project timelines
  • Strong analytical and creative skills; detail and accuracy required
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
  •  Ability to delegate tasks to internal creative resources and external vendors

REQUIREMENTS

  •  3-5 years of Communications experience in consumer products marketing
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications, advertising or related field.
  • Excellent computer skills – Word, Excel, Power Point

To apply to this position please email your cover letter and resume to, epjobs56@gmail.com.

One Comment to “We Are Hiring Here at Plaid – Looking for a Communications Manager”

  1. i TRIED EMAILING YOU but it keeps displaying with an incorrect entity. If you opened an office in the Austin/Round Rock,TX area, I would love to work for Plaid, as I use all your products all the time! If you have a place for me to send a resume, I’ll be happy to do so.
    Lee

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