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Lead Manager Communications & PR

Dallas, Texas

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Job Description:

Join AT&T and reimagine the communications and technologies that connect the world. Our Consumer Technology experience team is delivering innovative and reliable technology solutions to power differentiated, simplified customer experiences. Bring your bold ideas and fearless risk-taking to redefine connectivity and transform how the world shares stories and experiences that matter. When you step into a career with AT&T, you won’t just imagine the future-you’ll create it.

We are seeking a passionate, strategic, and results-driven Communications & PR Lead Manager with a flair for storytelling. This role primarily supports AT&T's Small and Medium-Sized Business Portfolio, by planning and executing effective corporate communications programs.

Overall Purpose: Manage and lead complex external Public Relations (PR) communications programs. Responsibilities may include strategic planning, content development, media relations, video and digital asset creation, and news site placement.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Communications: Develop and execute tactical and external PR plans. Implement creative storytelling campaigns that captivate and inspire audiences.
  • Develop and Manage Communications: Write and oversee publication of both internal and external communications, including press releases, newsletters, microsites, blogs, speeches, talking points, and corporate messaging materials for conferences and seminars.
  • Internal Advisor: Advise internal business partners on upcoming issues, events, and stories that may impact the company’s reputation.
  • Pitch Writing and Media Engagement: Develop media pitches and cultivate media relationships for effective message delivery. Prepare media backgrounders and key reports.
  • Measure and Analyze Effectiveness: Analyze data provided by project teams and functional areas to craft compelling narratives that translate complex ideas into engaging content.
  • Monitor Industry News: Maintain an understanding of industry trends and conduct timely research on news coverage, issues, and industry reports affecting the company to inform team decision-making. Establish Relationships with Business Groups: Foster close relationships with the MidMarket Business Grous to communicate the company’s vision effectively and creatively to internal and external stakeholders. Collaborate with Marketing and PR Teams: Work closely with these key partners to manage brand and corporate identity, ensuring a consistent and captivating brand story.
  • In-Depth Knowledge: Maintain a comprehensive understanding of products, functions, and services, ensuring effective communication with customers, peer groups, and senior management.
  • Project Management: Manage special projects, serving as the subject matter expert on public-facing initiatives.
  • Lead Cross-Functional Teams: Coordinate with peers and managers across various business units to execute our public relations strategies.
  • Creative Storytelling: Shape public relations narratives, stories, and content, ensuring alignment with our company’s values, priorities, and leadership tone.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 5-8+ years of experience in related areas of responsibility.
  • Exceptional writing skills and keen attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Creative thinking skills, with a proven ability to craft compelling narratives and innovative solutions.

Our Lead Manager Communications & PR, earn between $105,600 - $158,400. Not to mention all the other amazing rewards that working at AT&T offers. Individual starting salary within this range may depend on geography, experience, expertise, and education/training.

Joining our team comes with amazing perks and benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays (based on date of hire, at least 23 days of vacation each year and 9 company-designated holidays)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Caregiver Leave
  • Additional sick leave beyond what state and local law require may be available but is unprotected
  • Adoption Reimbursement
  • Disability Benefits (short term and long term)
  • Life and Accidental Death Insurance
  • Supplemental benefit programs: critical illness/accident hospital indemnity/group legal
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Extensive employee wellness programs
  • Employee discounts up to 50% off on eligible AT&T mobility plans and accessories, AT&T internet (and fiber where available) and AT&T phone

A career with us, a global leader in communications and technology, comes with big rewards. As part of our team, you’ll lead transformation surrounded by trailblazing industry leaders like you. You’ll be empowered to go above and beyond – making a difference through company-sponsored initiatives or connecting and networking through one of our many employee groups.

And regardless of where you’re at in your career trajectory, you’ll be rewarded by the impact that comes with making a difference in the lives of millions.

With AT&T, you’ll be a part of something greater, do incredible things and be rewarded with a chance to change the world.

AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, State, and local laws.

Ready to close the deal on a career with AT&T?

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Weekly Hours:

40

Time Type:

Regular

Location:

Dallas, Texas

Salary Range:

$105,600.00 - $158,400.00

It is the policy of AT&T to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, AT&T will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.



Job ID R-17132 Date posted 04/15/2024
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