Communications Manager in Detroit, MI at Masco

Date Posted: 11/25/2019

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Job Description

Company Summary
Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr® paint; Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures; KraftMaid® and Merillat® cabinets; Milgard® windows and doors; and HotSpring® spas. We leverage our powerful brands across product categories, sales channels and geographies to create value for our customers and shareholders.

Position Overview
The Corporate Communications Manager is responsible for assisting in the development and execution of integrated (external and internal) communications plans and strategies that support the strategic priorities of the organization. As part of the corporate communications team, this individual will work as a relationship manager to foster and maintain strong connections with stakeholders at corporate and within the business units.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate integrated internal and external communications (copy determination, creative direction, writing and editing), in order to drive continuous improvement efforts.
  • Work as a relationship manager with stakeholders to assist in the development of wide-ranging, proactive and innovative, integrated programs to communicate and advocate Masco;s strategic priorities and business goals. To include: press releases, presentations, speeches, scripts, talking points and external collateral.
  • Assist in the timely preparation and release of information and comment to the media on all appropriate public, customer, shareholder and employee issues.
  • Establish and maintain a program of monitoring and interpreting media coverage with an eye towards continuously improving Masco’s profile.
  • Support Human Resources in the development of employee communications for various programs and initiatives, ensuring consistency and alignment across the organization.
  • Foster and maintain a network of contacts within the print, broadcast and online media.

    Essential Qualifications and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from an accredited college in an applicable field of study (Communications, Media, Public Relations, Journalism, etc).
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience in challenging and progressive communications roles.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills; critical thinking and verbal communication, with the ability to transform high level thoughts into key messages for diverse audiences.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work across multiple platforms and build relationships as a trusted advisor to business leaders on both internal and external communications matters.
  • Communications planning and project management/administration skills
  • Strong knowledge of and high degree of comfort with web-based communication platforms with an emphasis on social media trends and tactics.
  • Demonstrated experience telling compelling stories through a variety of media including written, video, infographic and social media.
  • Experience in event planning and execution.
  • Ability to manage competing/demanding priorities.
  • A self-starter motivated to work with limited supervision.
  • Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills.
  • Ability to excel within a team environment through collaboration and cooperation.
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office software applications

    Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
  • Masters’ degree (BA/BS) from an accredited college in an applicable field of study (Communications, Media, Public Relations, Journalism, etc).
  • Work experience or consulting relationship with a large, public, consumer products company


    Masco Corporation

    Full or Part Time

    Full time

    Masco Corporation (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

    Masco Corporation is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

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    No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.

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