Internal Communications Specialist

Position Overview:
We’re seeking an experienced Internal Communications Specialist to support employee communication and engagement at SiteOne Landscape Supply. In this role, you will help connect associates with information they need through the research, planning, writing and development of engaging stories on a variety of communication platforms. You will project manage internal marketing campaigns designed to inform and engage associates on important topics and strategic initiatives. 

You should be a creative and efficient writer/storyteller who can work across teams to source compelling stories and content ideas. You will increase awareness of key SiteOne topics and initiatives to facilitate knowledgeable and engaged associates through intranet articles, emails and email newsletters, videos and other channels. Applicants should submit writing samples or links to published works with resume.

This role reports to the Internal Communications Manager as part of the Integrated Marketing team.

Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience in internal/employee communications, corporate communications or similar field with strong writing experience; journalism or newsroom background welcome
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Portfolio of work demonstrating the ability to tell complex stories in relatable terms
  • Project management skills and proven ability to manage multiple projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or a related field
  • Experience working with HTML newsletters or within HTML code and marketing automation platforms (Acoustic) a plus

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and drive content to engage and inspire SiteOne associates aligning to the company’s mission, vision and values and strategic priorities
  • Research, write, edit, proofread and publish content for email newsletters, the SiteOne intranet, email communications, social media posts, video script outlines and other channels where needed
  • Manage day-to-day content publishing of the SiteOne intranet
  • Handles all aspects of internal email newsletters, including editorial planning, writing, building, managing approvals, publishing and measurement)
  • Work closely with cross-functional colleagues to develop and deliver important and timely messages to associates
  • Project manage assigned internal marketing campaigns
  • In collaboration with the Internal Communications Manager, manage the internal communications editorial calendar and request process
  • Routinely measure and report out to stakeholders regarding the impact on internal communications
  • Support other duties as assigned in support of communications and integrated marketing

Job Requirements:

  • Self-motivated team player and problem solver
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage time strategically and prioritize work with little oversight
  • Notable attention to detail and accuracy; high level of commitment to exceptional work quality
  • Ability to write clear, concise and compelling content in various styles, tones and length with accurate spelling and grammar; understanding of AP style of writing
  • Strict adherence to brand guidelines and company policy; ability to relate content back to broader SiteOne vision, mission and values
  • Experience with corporate intranets and basic web content management experience required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and SharePoint; Experience with Adobe Creative Suite helpful
  • Understanding of HTML email development and marketing automation software, such as Acoustic, preferred but not required

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