Communications Consultant in Memphis, TN 38138 at TruGreen

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

TruGreen is committed to providing personalized attention for our associates. We focus on developing our people by building proud, dynamic teams while helping associates reach their personal and professional goals. We continuously strive to make TruGreen an employer of choice and "a great place to work!"

Position Overview

Operates under general supervision to support the development and execution of the corporate communications strategy of the company.


1.    Contributes to the development and implementation of communication strategies and tactics and ensures alignment between strategy, objectives, themes and messages

2. Partners with key internal and external stakeholders (human resources, marketing, legal, safety, government affairs, vendors, etc.) to ensure sufficient communication support for potential issues and opportunities

3. Provides consultative support to internal clients on all communication methods, processes, messaging, budgeting and effectiveness

4. Manages company intranet and strategic internal communications plan/editorial calendar

5 Writes, edits, designs and facilitates the timely production, distribution and tracking of the company newsletter

6. Reviews and edits materials to ensure clarity and appropriateness for targeted audience

7. Designs/develops creative solutions for internal communication materials

8. Contributes content for social, LinkedIn, supporting Human Resources

9 Develops, manages and maintains content for Digital Monitor/Signage program

10 Identifies and pursues new communication vehicles and opportunities, providing brand oversight

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, English or related field required
  • 3-5 years of corporate communications, public relations or related experience required
  • Experience drafting press releases and writing speeches required
  • Experience in journalism preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of corporate communications strategies and tactics
  • Knowledge of marketing and public relations principles and practices
  • Knowledge of social media and emerging communications technology
  • Professional writing skills with the ability to simplify and translate complex or technical concepts into lay terms
  • Verbal communication skills, including executive presence and public speaking
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Research and analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Organizational, project management and event planning skills
  • Computer skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Physical Demands & Working Conditions

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regularly required to:

  • Sit, stand and walk
  • Use hands and arms to handle, feel or reach
  • Speak and hear
  • Use close vision abilities

Occasionally required to:

  • Lift or move up to 10lbs
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Noise level

         *Low to moderate

Adverse Conditions


TruGreen is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

To learn more copy and paste this URL into your browser:

TruGreen performs pre-employment testing.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

By providing my cell phone number, I agree that TruGreen may call or text/SMS message me on that number using an automated telephone dialing system or prerecorded or artificial voice to discuss possible employment opportunities, my account, including current and possible future services, customer service and billing.  I understand that providing my cell phone number is not required to inquire about or apply for employment or purchase services, and that I may revoke this permission at any time.