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1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.
Carle Place, NY, United States
9 days ago
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Port Washington, NY, United States
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1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.
Carle Place, New York, United States
9 days ago

Description

1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is seeking a Manager of Business Communications to join the Enterprise Public Relations team. This position will be based in Carle Place, NY (Long Island). 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop, manage, and execute business-focused PR programs to advance the company’s goals and support its continued growth while protecting its reputation.
  • Lead PR efforts related to key pillars – such as enterprise IT, digital marketing, customer loyalty, and customer growth – in addition to other strategic business initiatives that help drive the company’s overall corporate story.
  • Identify, secure, and manage appropriate speaking engagements for key company spokespeople to further our corporate story, from developing a compelling submission to aiding in the final presentation.
  • Leverage strong writing skills to create a variety of high caliber content including key messages, Q&As, press releases, pitches, award and speaking submissions, blog posts, and more to advance the company’s strategic goals and business initiatives.
  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with media, increasing awareness of and generating interest in the company’s enterprise IT, digital marketing, customer loyalty, and customer growth strategies, as well as other key business initiatives.
  • Anticipate issues, take initiative, make recommendations, and respond quickly in the face of crises.
  • Demonstrate a keen understanding of social media trends to advance communications objectives and increase corporate brand relevance; make recommendations for and help manage corporate social media platforms.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams throughout the organization to further the team’s PR efforts.
  • Ensure thorough recaps and debriefing documents are done for key initiatives; provide thoughtful recommendations for future endeavors.
  • Be a team player among the greater public relations team and throughout the organization.
  • Be curious and tenacious. Keep the team updated on retail and business trends, breaking news, competitor activity, and other interesting findings.
  • Gain a strong understanding of all company protocols and procedures to make informed decisions. Challenge the status quo, too!
  • Manage junior team members, interns and oversee freelancer projects, as needed.


Requirements

The ideal candidate is a highly-motivated, collaborative, results-oriented, creative individual who thinks strategically and has a passion for telling company stories. That passion will be demonstrated as this individual leads the development of dynamic and engaging business communications programs that yield positive outcomes.

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, or related area of study.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in public relations, with a strong focus on corporate communications.
  • Agency corporate communications experience preferred; working with retail and/or tech brands is a plus.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills and strong storytelling abilities with an aptitude for breathing new life into seemingly ordinary topics.
  • Strategic thinking, creativity, attention to detail, strong organizational/interpersonal skills; keen ability to prioritize and skillfully handle multiple assignments and high-volume detail work with a sense of urgency under tight time pressures.
  • Extensive knowledge of the earned media landscape – including new digital platforms that provide an opportunity to advance the company’s goals.
  • Solid knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, and Teams.
  • A strong working knowledge of social media and digital platforms, plus traditional public relations tools such as Cision, PR Newswire, MuckRack, etc.
  • A positive, can-do attitude with a strong desire to learn and grow.

About 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.

1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is a leading provider of gifts designed to help customers express, connect and celebrate. The Company's business platform features our all-star family of brands, including: 1-800-Flowers.com®, 1-800-Baskets.com®, Cheryl's Cookies®, Harry & David®, PersonalizationMall.com®, Shari's Berries®, FruitBouquets.com®, Moose Munch®, The Popcorn Factory®, Wolferman's Bakery℠ and Simply Chocolate®. We also offer top-quality steaks and chops from Stock Yards®. Through the Celebrations Passport® loyalty program, which provides members with free standard shipping and no service charge across our portfolio of brands, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. strives to deepen relationships with customers. The Company also operates BloomNet®, an international floral service provider offering a broad-range of products and services designed to help professional florists grow their businesses profitably; Napco℠, a resource for floral gifts and seasonal décor; and DesignPac Gifts, LLC, a manufacturer of gift baskets and towers. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. was recognized as the 2019 Mid-Market Company of the Year by CEO Connection. Shares in 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, ticker symbol: FLWS. For more information, visit 1800flowersinc.com or follow @1800FLOWERSInc on Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity

At 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc., we seek to inspire more human expression, connection and celebration -- for everyone. This means fostering a culture of inclusion where our team members, customers and partners feel respected, valued and empowered. We believe that embracing diversity, and celebrating the uniqueness of every individual, makes us a better company.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57806920
  • Location:
    Carle Place, New York, United States
  • Position Title: Manager, Business Communications
  • Company Name: 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.
  • Industry: Retail
  • Job Function: Corporate Communications
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years

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