Communications Manager - External in Charlotte, NC at Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/26/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition ID: 127647 

Posting Locations: Charlotte 

Click here to view a Day in the Life of our Teammates!

Our Secret Ingredient is our Teammates.

We offer great rewards, competitive pay, career advancement and growth opportunities.

Full Time Teammates are also eligible for:

  • Paid Training
  • Paid Time Off plus paid holidays
  • 401(k) with Company matching on a dollar-for-dollar basis
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Group Health Insurance – Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

Refresh and Grow your Career with Us!

Job Overview

The Communications Manager will work closely with Coke Consolidated’s Communications Director to oversee the company’s external communications, as well as communications for the company’s subsidiary, Red Classic. This includes management of Coke Consolidated and Red Classic’s social media channels, media relations and websites. The ideal candidate will be a strong writer with a passion for external communications and the flexibility to communicate on a range of topics, from the 300+ brands bottled and sold by Coke Consolidated, to the company’s Purpose to serve others, to our sustainability efforts across 14-states.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage social media communications and channels for Coke Consolidated and its subsidiary Red Classic
  • Manage social media agency of record, including development of paid and organic social campaigns, audience targeting strategy, collaboration with creative teams, copywriting, performance analytics, reporting and budget
  • Manage content calendar, working closely with leadership to align external communications with news, industry events and other relevant content
  • Draft and review communication materials, including news releases, scripts, talking points, blog posts, briefings and other external-facing content
  • Proactively pitch stories to key news media
  • Monitor and share media coverage for relevant stories that mention the Company or pertinent issues

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Experience with social and emerging media
  • Creative copywriting, basic spelling/grammar and the ability to review others' writing
  • Ability to plan and organize own workload while managing multiple priorities and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to balance a strategic view with day-to-day, hands-on deliverables
  • Comfort developing PowerPoint presentations a plus
  • 5-7 years of experience in communications, social media, marketing, public relations, or similar field

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (4 years)
  • Knowledge acquired through 5 to up to 7 years of work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field
  • Agency experience 
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite to edit or create basic collateral materials for digital channels 

Work Environment

  • Office Environment 
  • Hybrid: In office 3 days a week, remote 2 days a week (subject to change)

Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Not Ready To Apply?

Joining our Talent Network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.

Join Our Talent Network