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Communications Brand Manager - Remote

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United States

Job Description

Job ID: 496267

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 75,800 people at more than 3,160 locations in 29 countries. CRH is the leading building materials company in North America and the world. We manufacture and distribute a diverse range of superior building materials, products, and solutions, which are used extensively in construction projects of all sizes.

Position Overview - Communications Brand Manager

The CRH Government Relations team (GR Team) mission is to ENGAGE. elected officials, EDUCATE. them on how they can help make our business better to ultimately make an IMPACT.

The GR Team is looking for a driven and talented creative, analytical, and results-oriented Communications Manager to help implement the strategic development and execution of GR brand priorities and communications for the GR Team. Candidates should have a deep understanding of brand building and passion for developing and implementing customer-obsessed, insights-driven integrated marketing campaigns. The position will require equal parts imagination and execution.

This role will partner closely with our internal GR Team to advance the CRH business and GR brand across all marketing channels. You will be a tenacious marketer who brings thought leadership and a strong point of view to your work. It requires an ability to see the big picture, while building roadmaps and processes to scale, rolling up sleeves and executing in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Develop eye-catching creative communications, resources, including websites, newsletters, employee communications, internal meetings, videos, and company publications to help promote employee. engagement and effective external messaging on all things government relations.
  • Develop deeply resonant campaigns for GR platforms, commercial moments, and seasonal considerations – initiate the work, guide the work, inspire the work, deploy the work measure and report on success of marketing campaigns.
  • Bring to life the personality of the Government Relations team’s brand both internally and externally.
  • Write articles, copy, memos, papers, press releases, emails and other communications, including, but not limited to end of year “IMPACT Report” detailing the accomplishments of CRH employees engagement in government relations.
  • Manage communication projects independently that keep key internal constituents informed and involved, external advocacy efforts, and current affair updates.
  • Develop and execute a social media strategy including Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram that takes the government relations work seriously but not itself too seriously.
  • Work with corporate and local operating company and trade associations communications teams on pushing out campaigns including but not limited to Phone2Actions campaigns.
  • Develop and maintain government relations scoreboard to track progress on key issues.
  • Assist the Government Relations team members with preparing dynamic PowerPoint, and Prezi presentations.
  • Maintain calendar and key date tracker for the Government Relations team and the corresponding communications to ensure timely launches and all parties can easily find information of the events.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, or related field or comparable discipline or other related discipline and/or equivalent combination of knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience writing, editing, designing, administering and supporting communications efforts in a large corporate office and/or political environment.
  • Ability to maintain a website and manage vendor relationships for the organization.
  • Experience writing/publishing a newsletter and utilizing social media.
  • Experience in design and preparation of presentations and other media.
  • Experience with graphic design, multi-media, webcasting, videography, and/or photography.

Work Requirements

  • Candidates will be required to submit writing/portfolio samples.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home up to 20%.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Willingness to work independently within a team environment and assist with other duties as required.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • You should be a strong visual communicator and writer as well as passionate about the services we provide and the people we serve.
  • Creative mindset with a passion for branding and storytelling
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Adobe software including Acrobat and Photoshop.
  • Demonstrate a hands-on, collaborative approach, work well in a team.
  • Demonstrate strong oral / written communication and listening skills.
  • Have strong planning and organizing skills, as well as project management skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrates excellent attention to details.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, appropriate manner.
  • Ability to summarize data from different sources into a concise format that can be easily expanded and communicated to support initiatives.
  • Demonstrates the following competencies in the execution of work: customer focus, communicates effectively, action oriented, organizational savvy, interpersonal savvy, plans and aligns, tech savvy.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person.
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time.

Work Environment

Usually, normal office working conditions. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours.

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

CRH is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.

Advice from our career coach

A successful applicant for the Communications Brand Manager position at CRH should understand the company's mission to engage elected officials and have a passion for brand building and integrated marketing campaigns. To stand out, candidates should showcase their creativity, analytical skills, ability to execute, and experience in managing communication projects. Here are some specific tips to help you standout as an applicant:

  • Showcase your experience in developing creative communications resources like websites, newsletters, and videos.
  • Demonstrate your ability to develop resonant campaigns and initiatives, guiding, inspiring, and measuring their success.
  • Show your experience in writing various types of content, from articles to press releases, and ability to manage multiple communication projects independently.
  • Highlight your expertise in social media strategy and campaign management, including experience with platforms like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
  • Emphasize your proficiency in tools like Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe software, and strong project management skills.
  • Illustrate your ability to summarize data and communicate effectively, showcasing competencies like customer focus, organizational savvy, and tech savvy.

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