Communications Specialist

Owensboro, KY

Company Description

Sanford Rose Associates® - Brighton devotes its practice to providing world-class executive search services to its clients, primarily manufacturing companies. Our search consultants have developed extensive experience within those markets to aid in locating the exact person to meet the needs of our clients. We conduct custom searches for executive, managerial and mid-to-upper level professional positions for our clients. We pride ourselves in our ability to identify the rare candidates to fit our clients' specific needs. All of our services are conducted with adherence to the highest professional standards.


Job Description

The Communications Specialist will help drive plant-wide strategy and execution for employee relations and communications, and ensures the organization maintains an appropriate level of employee and community engagement and awareness of the company objectives.  Will maintain and execute communications strategies, tools, publications, procedures, and materials.



  • Assist with the development of the plant’s communication strategy, branding, and promotion within the plant, surrounding community, local government, and other key stakeholders.
  • Implement and manage the plant’s communication strategy, branding, and promotion within the plant and surrounding community, local government, and other key stakeholders.
  • Develop and manage content of internal communications tools, especially plant newsletters.
  • Teaming with operations, legal, and communications, execute responses to governmental and community inquiries.
  • Provide direct writing and messaging support to plant leadership.
  • Manage outside agencies and vendors to ensure the production of creative, high-quality, cost-effective communication solutions.
  • Partner with Human Resources to align employee communications and messaging to plant strategy and objectives.
  • Work with IT and corporate communications to maintain plant’s online presence.
  • Maintain relationships with key reporters and media agencies, proactively identify media opportunities, and organize public relations events.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Three or more years experience as a communications or public relations specialist in a manufacturing setting.
  • Demonstrated expertise in leading complex communication activities. Strong business acumen, a track record of excellent stakeholder management, and the ability to lead and influence will be critical for success.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, including the ability to craft powerful, engaging, and broadly accessible messages.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.