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External Communications Advisor

at FedEx SupplyChain

Posted: 8/4/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 377148

Job Description

Position Summary
The External Communications Advisor is responsible for developing and executing comprehensive and integrated public relations (editorial/earned) and social media strategies to drive brand awareness, protect the company’s reputation and garner positive engagement with the media, influencers and the public. The position will interact and collaborate with key business leaders, C-Suite executives and agency partners to develop and execute plans.

Job Number
1952565BR

General Duties and Responsibilities
(This is a representative list of the general duties the position may be asked to perform, and is not intended to be all-inclusive)
  • Provide high-value strategic communication support and expertise to executives, key business leaders and special project teams to ensure the right messages are getting to the right audiences through the right channels at the right time.
  • Develop integrated and comprehensive communications plans supporting FedEx Office business objectives.  
  • Anticipate and understand editorial/earned media and social media trends and tools to create effective FXO messaging. 
  • Generate ongoing media coverage through earned media and social media efforts supporting the FedEx Office business strategy.
  • Develop content, such as key messages, and assets, such as press releases, media alerts, infographics, photos, graphics, video, that support the earned and social media strategies. 
  • Ensure all messages clearly communicate and support FedEx Office strategy and business initiatives.
  • Manage day-to-day activities of multiple strategic communications and strategic business projects.
  • Work with agency partners who support communication strategies and tactics.
  • Build relationships and work closely with key business leaders across FedEx Office and FedEx to maximize results. 
  • Support FedEx Office crisis communications process.
  • Provide feedback and counsel other team members on the communications team that improves the quality of their work.
  • Analyze communication campaign results and adjust future plans as needed.
  • Seek learning opportunities to further develop and strengthen professional knowledge
  • All other duties as needed or required


EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
All offers of employment made by FedEx Office are contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation and a pre-employment drug screen (which must be completed within 2 business days of any conditional offer of employment). The existence of a criminal record is not an automatic or absolute bar to employment and a candidate’s criminal record will be considered individually based on factors such as the relationship between the job sought and the criminal offense, the timing of the offense, the nature of the offense, and any other relevant information. FedEx Office will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
America’s Military Veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have a disability and you need assistance in order to apply for a position with FedEx Office, please email us at HR.BrassRingHelp@FedEx.com.

Address Line 1
7900 Legacy Drive

Employment Type
Regular Full-Time

Shift
Daytime

City
Plano

Zip Code
75024

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Public Relations, Journalism, related field or equivalent experience 
  • 7+ years’ experience writing, editing and proofreading skills.
  • 7+ years’ experience in Communications, Corporate and/or Agency setting preferred
  • Proven ability as a strategic thinker with ability to understand and incorporate social, editorial and digital elements into comprehensive communications initiatives.
  • Proven experience in developing a variety of communication assets such as press releases, media alerts, social media content, infographics, etc. 
  • Proven ability to collaborate with agency partners to produce business results.


 
  • For new hires, must meet all FedEx Office employment qualifications in force at time of hiring 
  • For current FedEx Office team members, must meet hiring criteria for the position and transfer requirements as outlined in the Team Member Handbook


Location Number
FK04307569 : FXO Corporate Headquarters

Essential Functions
  • Ability to travel as required in order to meet with customers, vendors, other team members, and/or other business necessities
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to read and interpret documents and instructions from customers, vendors, and other team members
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and other team members
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to perform work activities requiring cooperation and instruction
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to function in a fast-paced environment, under substantial pressure
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to work within the appropriate level of independence
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to report regularly to work and maintain established business hours in order to support the FedEx Office business; regular attendance and/or reporting could include regular attendance at a physical location and/or maintaining established business hours depending on the scope and nature of the position


Job Title
External Communications Advisor

Quality Driven Management (QDM)
(Quality Driven Management strives to deliver market-leading customer experience, business excellence, and financial return through a Quality-oriented culture and day-to-day application of Quality science.)
  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions
  • Works with management to reduce company costs/wastes, and to optimize profitability in areas of responsibility
  • Applies Quality concepts presented at training during daily activities
  • Supports FedEx Office Quality initiatives


Job Category
Communications

Region
000 : Corporate

State
Texas