Title: Sr. Communications Associate
Location: United States, Remote
At Cars.com, we help shoppers meet their perfect car match, and people find their perfect career match. As one of the top places to work in Chicago, according to The Chicago Tribune, Built-In Chicago and others, we pride ourselves on a culture of growth and innovation.
Cars.com has revolutionized the automotive industry for both shoppers and sellers through technology and solutions for buyers and sellers alike. We never shy away from a challenge, move fast, collaborate across functions to approach problems from every angle. We’ve built a culture that’s second-to-none and share core values that keep everyone working full-speed at the same goals with the same open, outcome-driven and bold attitudes.
Cars.com is a CARS brand. CARS includes the following brands: Cars.com, Dealer Inspire, DealerRater, FUEL, CreditIQ & Accu-Trade. Learn more here!
We are looking for a Senior Communications Associate to join the CARS Communications department. In this enterprise level role, the ideal candidate is a strong writer and storyteller, an organized project manager, a team player, and a culture builder for the organization. This person will serve in a critical support role for both internal and external communications while assisting company and community events.
In supporting internal communications, this person will effectively work across teams and business units to uncover and communicate company news, employee and team wins, progress against strategic priorities and upcoming events and initiatives. The role maintains ownership over key employee engagement channels and internal communications tools while supporting organizational-wide announcements, culture-building activities, and the CARS Employee Resource Groups.
On the external side, this person supports editorial and consumer-focused PR initiatives and helps communicate public relations and thought leadership progress and wins to employees and helps with the coordination of PR events and meetings, ensuring that CET, internal stakeholders and employees are informed. This role will also support general administrative duties of the team.
This role reports to the Senior Director, Communications with a direct support line into the Senior Director of Industry Relations, Senior Internal Communications Manager and Senior Communications Manager (External).
Our Comprehensive Benefits Package includes:
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.