Senior Communications Specialist at Boise Cascade Company in Boise, Idaho

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Boise Cascade is in search of an experienced Senior Communications Specialist to join our growing and dynamic team at our Corporate HQ in Boise, ID.

Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today we're one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America - and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our employees are critical to our success. And we're committed to investing in them. That's why we offer a benefits package designed to have a positive impact on all areas of your life - from health and well-being, career and community, to financial security and personal safety. We call it, Total Rewards. Here's a look at what's included:

  • Medical + Prescription Drug

  • Dental + Vision

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings


  • Produce engaging and relevant communications on a variety of subjects for internal and external customers

  • Leads the rebuild of our new intranet by producing content, advising on site design, ensuring technical issues are resolved with IT, and driving adoption across the Company

  • Manage our social media channels to post relevant content and engage with key stakeholders

  • Serves on the website working committee with division leaders to manage content and ensure brand compliance

  • Works with the Corporate Communications Manager to help create strategic communications plans for key initiatives

  • Acts as a champion for change management across the Company

  • Utilizes tone and language that demonstrates understanding of and respect for the cultural differences between businesses and audiences

  • Identifies digital technologies and makes recommendations for enhancements that follow industry trends and standards

  • Continually evaluates ways to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of work

  • Ensures project/department milestones/goals are met and adheres to approved budgets

  • Demonstrates strong commitment to safety, quality, environmental awareness, and continuous process improvement

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing or a related field, or equivalent work experience (5-7 years) in related job function

  • Passion for accuracy and detail, including written and oral communications

  • Comfortable managing complex projects and initiatives to tight deadlines

  • Mastery of content management systems (WordPress, social media such as Hootsuite) and Office 365 products including Sharepoint, Teams, Streams, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years' work experience with digital communications (written and video) on Sharepoint-based intranets

  • Proficiency in SEO

  • Experience in Google Analytics

  • Strategic thinker with strong organizational and independent problem- solving skills