Home Depot Manager Content & Strategy, Story Lab in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The Manager Content & Strategy will be responsible for managing the editorial content and strategically driving corporate messages through appropriate print and electronic media to reach targeted internal and external audiences. Responsible for managing content planning and creation, editorial, development of external and internal communications strategies, as well as syndication. This role will work cross-functionally to stay abreast of company priorities and trends, and is challenged to consider new technologies and visual avenues to further enhance Home Depot’s storytelling efforts.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • 50% Manage Home Depot’s owned content channels, including the corporate newsroom, Built from Scratch, Orange magazine and intranet editorial content. Responsibilities include editorial, content strategy, production, syndication, measurement and reporting.

  • 45% Manage strategic communications for Story Lab special projects and initiatives.

  • 5% Manage agency partner relationships.

NATURE AND SCOPE

  • Typically reports to Senior Manager of Story Lab

  • Accountable for the management of the Story Lab content team of three direct reports through subordinate supervisors/managers and for all personnel issues -- including selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development of subordinates.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.

  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:

  • The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 7 years

Physical Requirements:

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree in Journalism, PR, Communications or English is preferred.

  • Track record of driving the communication process from concept to delivery

  • Bi-lingual with the ability to project management the translations team

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Solid experience writing and editing corporate communications, digital content, new journals, marketing materials and/or public relations collateral.

  • Has demonstrated ability to work independently and lead teams to complete projects and major initiatives.

  • Familiarity with AP style and Chicago Manual style of knowledge of communication strategy and planning.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; keen ability to prioritize and skillfully handle multiple assignments and high-volume, detailed work within a fast-paced environment

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.