Communications Specialist in Liverpool, NY at Raymour & Flanigan

Date Posted: 8/31/2018

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Job Description

Role: Communications Specialist

Raymour & Flanigan is seeking a Communications Specialist to join our team to support our public relations efforts, internal communication and community outreach programs. The candidate should have experience with public relations, community giving programs and/or communications. This position primarily supports the efforts of Raymour & Flanigan's public relations and communications strategy within our organization and works across the organization to enhance our communications with our communities and associates.
Major Responsibilities:
* Create public relation strategies that build brand recognition and customer engagement.
* Develop communications strategies for internal and external programs with our associates and customers
* Develop and produce high-quality, informative, and interesting press releases, press kits, and related materials
* Assist with Community Outreach initiatives with our store teams with coordination of events and manage requests
* Assist with internal communication program with company newsletters and gathering information across departments and our organization
* Write content for public relations and community outreach initiatives and internal communications
* Support and help maintain key communication channels including media outlets, internal communications and social media platforms with current and new initiatives
* Maintain reporting and budgets related to communications and public relations program.
* Handle multiple responsibilities and balance priorities with internal and external partners
* Ability to work across our organization with business leaders on communication strategies.
* Able to develop and maintain a variety of reports on a weekly/monthly/annual basis
* Effective communication, interpersonal and organizational skills in person and on the phone
* Demonstrate excellent listening skills and the ability to work independently and with a team
* Perform additional functions that may be assigned at the discretion of management
Competencies and Specific Skills Required:
* Experience within marketing and communications.
* Must be quality-oriented with strong attention to detail
* Proficient in Microsoft Office, with an emphasis in Excel and affinity to working with numbers
* Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Adapts to changes in work environment, manages competing demands, able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events
* Working with cross-functional teams efficiently
* Able to work in an open office environment while still maintaining focus
* Must be able to plan and deliver on daily/weekly/monthly tasks assigned to the core responsibilities.

At Raymour & Flanigan, we recognize and appreciate all of our team members' hard work and dedication. We pride ourselves on being a long term, privately held company that takes care of its associates by recognizing each individual's potential and investing in their future success!

Raymour & Flanigan offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package:
*Excellent Health, Dental & Vision Coverage
*401(k) with a Company Match
*Paid Vacation and Holidays
*Health Savings Account
*Training and Development
*Tuition Reimbursement Program
*Generous Merchandise Discount
*Short & Long Term Disability
*Group Life Insurance
*Specified Disease Insurance

Raymour & Flanigan proudly supports a drug and smoke free work environment.

Raymour & Flanigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any associate or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, genetic information or other basis protected by law.