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Community Relations Specialist

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Job Description:
At Regions, the Community Relations Administrator will partner directly with market leaders to develop targeted strategies and budgets that will focus resources on high potential shared-value opportunities in their communities. Associates at this level works independently with minimal to no guidance. Will solve complex problems and take a broad perspective to identify solutions. Associates at this level are expected to lead the most complex, advanced projects.
Primary Responsibilities
Promotes Regions reputation in local communities through coordinating and implementing internal and external promotional programs, activities, and events
Tracks and measures all components - inputs and outputs - of programs and events
Serves as first line of engagement for market leaders as it pertains to sponsorships, board engagement, community involvement, and volunteerism
Creates and maintains relationships with prospective stakeholders in each community by prospecting, networking, and setting appointments
Manages market assets, including events and tickets
Collaborates with the Marketing department to effectively promote community relations events
Supports communication of local impact stories through traditional and social media, as well as internally
Creates, maintains, and stewards relationships with the media
Manages and executes high profile local initiatives, events, and projects in a timely and effective manner
Represents Regions as needed at community events
Builds internal partnerships with Regions 360 team, including Financial Wellness coordinators, to improve participation and awareness of community involvement opportunities
Participates in Regions 360 team meets and provides support
Partners with corporate training to plan, coordinate, and implement Community Relations educational workshop programs in market
May provide consultation on complex projects
This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.
Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or related
Seven (7) years' experience in public relations, media relations, corporate communications or government affairs or directly related
Some travel
Skills and Competencies
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Exceptional presentation skills
Planning and Organizational skills
Exceptional problem-solving and time management skills
Project management
Executive presence
Detail oriented
Should be confident and self-aware
Exemplify and be an influential team player
Location:Atlanta, Texas
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