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Public Relations Manager (Hybrid)

Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Job Description Summary

Why Join Our Team?

Taylor Morrison (NYSE: TMHC) is one of the nations largest homebuilders and land developers headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., with operations across 19 key housing markets from coast to coast. Recognized as Americas Most Trusted Home Builder for eight consecutive years, Taylor Morrison serves a wide array of consumers including first-time, move-up, luxury and resort lifestyle homebuyers and renters under its family of brandsTaylor Morrison, Esplanade and Yardly.

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Communications, the Public Relations Manager will be a part of the larger Brand Marketing and Communications department full of individuals with varying backgrounds who are just as creative as they are strategic, and who have the most fun when we get to be both at the same time. We pride ourselves on telling Taylor Morrisons story to all stakeholdersemployees, homebuyers, shareholders and the media alike.

Were looking for an experienced public relations professional who shares our enthusiasm for challenging the status quo, bringing stories to light that build brand affinity with all constituents, protecting Taylor Morrisons trusted reputation, and positioning key executives as thought leaders in the industry and beyond.

As a Public Relations Manager, you will be responsible for shaping Taylor Morrisons media relations strategy at both a national and local level.

This opportunity is in Scottsdale, AZ in the corporate office and will be office-centric hybrid. There will be flexibility to work from home a couple of days per week following training and depending on needs of the business.

Job Details

We trust that as a Public Relations Manager you will: (responsibilities)

  • Develop and execute proactive media relations strategy and content that results in strategic coverage to support the brand.
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with press, news media, and outside partnerships. Pitch and secure media nationally and locally, including print, broadcast and online outlets.
  • Write press materials and messaging in partnership with divisions and key functions for newsworthy announcements. Materials include press releases, pitches, media brief bookings, talking points and scripts.
  • Stay abreast of ever-changing PR landscape and best practices in the field, research and identify trends, explore new opportunities, and bring forward creative ideas and campaigns.
  • Coach and media train leaders for media opportunities; serve as company spokesperson when appropriate.
  • Support crisis communications strategy.
  • Manage general press inquiries and requests.
  • Work collaboratively alongside Director of Communications and Sr. Manager, Public Relations, to support daily operations of PR Department.

What you will need: (competencies, behaviors & attributes)

  • Analytical
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Organization
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Player

About you:

  • At least 5 years of hands-on public relations experience; experience working in a PR agency or for major brands strongly preferred.
  • Bachelors degree in Journalism, MassCommunications/Media,Public Relations, Marketing, English, Communications or related field, or other relevant experience.
  • Established press and media relationships across digital, broadcast and print preferred.
  • Passionate about pitching, building media relationships and generating new story angles.
  • Adaptable to evolving strategies and directives and willing to bring new ideas forward.
  • Works well under pressure and can confidently navigate crisis communications.
  • Exceptionally strong writer proficient in AP style and who isnt afraid to push the boundaries of traditional PR writing.
  • Proven ability to manage and navigate competing priorities, deadlines and projects.
  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative to champions projects and outcomes.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Will have responsibilities such as:

  • Office or non-manual work, which is directly related to management or general business operations
  • Act as a primary component of which involves the exercise of independent judgment and discretion about matters of significance

Essential Functions:

Successful job applicants will be able to perform these functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Report to Division/Corporate Office/Community daily and adhere to schedule
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device
  • Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers and higher level manager
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around work environment as needed
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle if applicable
  • Comply with company policies and procedure

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to able to remain in a stationary position up to 50% of the time
  • The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

*Taylor Morrison experience and/or successful completion of training program may override required education and/or experience requirement.

Job descriptions are not intended as, nor should be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job. They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job duties and responsibilities essential for making fair pay decisions about the job.


Benefits of Working With Taylor Morrison

We are looking for dedicated professionals that share our values of putting the customer - and their needs - first.  In addition to a great team atmosphere, career development and advancement opportunities, we offer full-time employees an extensive benefits package, to include:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care - Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • 401(k) with Company Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Disability Programs
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Home Purchase Rebate Program
  • Home Mortgage Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)



  • Residential
Posted: 2023-03-16 Expires: 2023-04-20

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