Director, Corporate Communications (Remote)

Serta Doraville , GA 30340

Posted 2 months ago

Title: Director, Corporate Communications (REMOTE)

Req ID: 2241

Job Category: Human Resources

Location:

Doraville, GA, US, 30360

Remote Opportunity!

This is a remote eligible position! We're simply looking for amazing talent to join our team!

Dare to Dream!

At Serta Simmons Bedding, we dare to dream and work differently. We're proud to be one of the largest bedding manufacturers in North America and lead the way with our iconic brands - Serta, Beautyrest, Simmons and Tuft & Needle.

When you join our company, you become part of winning team that is excited and committed to helping our customers get a good night's sleep.

Fueled by care for our people and their safety, we provide inspiring career opportunities, competitive benefits, and employee perks, and most importantly, the chance to make a positive impact in the lives of our customers.

What You'll Do:

  • Develop and execute a cohesive 360 corporate communications strategy that ensures external stakeholders and employees understand and are inspired by SSB's mission, vision and strategic priorities

  • Lead executive communications for the company including the development and execution of thought leadership programs (e.g., speaking opportunities, media opportunities, opinion editorials, social presence) for key executives

  • Lead all communications to support the company's ESG efforts

  • Oversee the editorial communications strategy for SSB's corporate channels inclusive of our corporate website, intranet and social channels (LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter as well as any future channels we choose to launch)

How You'll Do It:

  • Collaborate with external communications partners / agencies to develop media strategies and thought leadership strategies that support SSB's busines priorities and objectives

  • Develop strategic and compelling internal and external content, including key messages, talking points, press releases / blog posts and other assets, that aligns to our corporate narrative

  • Lead rapid response and issues management strategy and execution

  • Oversee corporate awards program

  • Lead media and presentation trainings as needed

  • Act as a company spokesperson as needed

What You'll Bring:

  • Business development mindset where communications directly contribute to the business objectives

  • Experience in 360 communications including leveraging internal communications, brand communications and corporate content and channels to extend the reach of a story

  • Excellent communications skills and a strong writer who knows AP style

  • Successful track record in navigating a matrixed organization in a virtual environment

  • Excellent attention to detail with a relentless commitment to quality execution and a strong sense of urgency

  • Strong judgment with experience managing confidential information

  • Minimum of 12 years of corporate communications experience (ideally a combination of in-house and agency experience) with a strong track record in developing strategic communications plans and executing against them

  • Bachelor's Degree; preferably in a Communications-related discipline

  • Strong media relations experience with a passion for crafting narratives and pitching stories

  • Ability to foster strong relationships with key executives, including C-level executives, and act as a communications counselor

  • Experience in DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) communications

  • Experience in crisis management communications

  • Experience in financial communications a plus

Come Dream With Us!

When you join Serta Simmons Bedding, you become part of our 220-year legacy of sleep solutions with endless opportunities to impact our future for centuries to come.

Once you're here, you'll be part of a winning company that invests and supports our team members' career journeys. We offer competitive benefits, job training, learning and development, and other employee perks such as our employee discount on all products.

Serta Simmons Bedding is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a Drug-Free Working Environment. It is committed to not discriminating and treating all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta


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