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Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Charter Communications - PR & Communications Manager

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for maintaining public and employee awareness of organizational issues by planning and managing external and internal information programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Contribute to the Company vision of being the industry leader in customer service through quality, commitment, courtesy and teamwork
  • Identify external and internal informational needs by researching trends, conducting and purchasing surveys and analyzing responses

  • Inform public and employees of developing and disseminating information, including fact sheets, news releases, newsletters, photographs, films, recordings, and personal appearances

  • Respond to media inquires arranging interviews and tours, editing copy, and coaching responders

  • Promote relationships with media representatives

  • Represent the organization at public, social, and business events

  • Prepare annual budget, schedule expenditures and analyze variances

  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to communicate in a public forum and perform business negotiations
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to maintain relationships with political officials in local environment
  • Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.)
  • Knowledge of cable television products and services
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local franchise and cable regulations
  • Knowledge of government process at the federal, state, and local levels
  • Vision ability: close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus
  • EDUCATION
    Bachelor´s degree in business, political science or related field or equivalent experience




    Related Work ExperienceNumber Of Years
    Political/government experience 2
    Public relations experience 2
    Cable television experience 2



    Certifications and/or Licenses
    Valid driver´s license, satisfactory driving record within Company required standards and auto insurance

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Office environment
    Travel as required


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