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Public Affairs Manager II

Company: Koch Industries, Inc.
Location: Muskogee
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionABOUT THE MUSKOGEE OPERATIONS Here's what you need to know: Georgia-Pacific's Muskogee mill makes toilet paper and paper towels. That's right, the product everyone has been talking about for the past few years. Whether you're an Okie or not, you'll be proud to be part of this 800+ member team located in the heart of Oklahoma's historic and beautiful Green Country. The mill is an integral part of GP's Consumer Products business, with team members making products for both home and away-from-home use (stadiums, office buildings, restaurants). We are the second-largest employer in Muskogee and 45th in the state. To learn more about Georgia-Pacific, visit and also view the video How Paper Is Made.About the PositionGeorgia-Pacific is on the hunt for a public affairs and communications game-changer who will be based at its Muskogee (Oklahoma) tissue operation. The role will focus on these key areas:* Internal Communication: Do you enjoy the fast pace of internal communication, where leaders depend on you for counsel and measurable execution of communication plans? Is keeping a sizable team connected to important goals and strategy your thrill?* Public Affairs/Community Relations: Does it make you smile when you think about having the opportunity to position your employer as a good neighbor and outstanding community partner? Is your day made brighter by creating meaningful relationships with community leaders and influencers, or working with governmental agencies?* Media Relations: What about pitching stories to the media and responding with answers when asked? Does that kick your heart into high gear?If any of the above sounds like you, let's talk!The GP-Muskogee public affairs manager is a valuable member of the mill leadership team, providing professional communications and public affairs guidance on critical issues. The position supports leaders and managers who are directly responsible for production and operations at the site. The position reports to the public affairs manager in Savannah, Georgia, with a strong dotted line to the Muskogee operation's vice president for operations.The Experience You Will BringRequirements:* Bachelor's degree* Minimum of 7 years of public relations or related experience* Experience with communications strategy and programs, including adapting and implementing best practices of other communication programs* Excellent writing, editing and general communication skills* At least 4 years of writing and editing in a communications role* Experience with news media and community relationsWhat Will Put You Ahead* Exposure to a manufacturing environment* Experience with supporting leadership communication and employee engagement efforts* Experience working with digital communication tools, including video, social media and SharePoint or other web-based applications* Involvement with community groups such as chamber of commerce or other local business groups* Knowledge and experience working with elected officials* Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, or public relations concentration preferredOur goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:

Keywords: Koch Industries, Inc., Broken Arrow , Public Affairs Manager II, Executive , Muskogee, Oklahoma

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