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Marketing Communications Manager Job

Job Classification:  Remote

We Light the Way!


Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 12,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  

About this Team


Marketing Communications Manager reporting to Director, Communications for Acuity Brands Lighting business unit.

How you will contribute

Manage the planning and execution of Marketing department projects, excelling in project management to meet deliverables on time, with moderate oversight for the Company’s lighting and lighting controls business unit. Supports business unit public relations, thought leadership, social media, digital assignments, and cross-functional initiatives. Will have responsibility for learning and communicating industry relevant information. Will be able to add value to the organization by assisting process improvement opportunities.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assist with business unit public relations and external stakeholders to help position Acuity Brands as industry thought leader as well as a provider of digital, connected lighting solutions.
  • Write, edit and produce content (including news releases, blog-type articles, articles/case studies, social media posts, paid editorial, etc.)
  • Serves as team member to develop communications strategy and tactics, as well as serving as a subject matter expert on communications issues for other members of the Marketing function and other members of the organization.
  • Assist with social media generation and posting as well as other digital media assignments as assigned including presentations, video, paid communications, etc.
  • Manage or help manage department projects as assigned and assist with communications tasks as they arise.

Qualified Applicants will have

  • 3-5 years - Bachelor’s in Marketing, Communications, Business, English/Journalism, or similar area
  • Proven success in time management and project management and an ability to deliver results on multiple projects. Superior presentation and written communication skills with attention to detail. Experience with B2B marketing and/or product marketing helpful.
  • Specific experience with overseeing a marketing communications or corporate communications function as well as brand communications. Previous track record with writing/editing/creative content for advertising, public relations, social media, web sites. 
  • Ability to work across the matrix (across and up and down) as well as with cross-functional teams.


We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands. 


We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


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Req ID:  2473

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Communications, Marketing Communications, Marketing Manager, Manager, Marketing, Management

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