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Job Alert: Communications Specialist with R.J. Corman Railroad Group


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R. J. Corman is the One Source service provider for all facets of railroading. Although we are made up of several entities, our individual companies come together to form a custom package to respond to our customers’ unique needs. All companies and service groups are unified under one R. J. Corman banner and adhere to the same set of core values in order to provide consistent, high-quality solutions for our customers.

R. J. Corman Railroad Group seeks a Communications Specialist at its Nicholasville, KY headquarters.


  • Coordination of accurate and timely public / internal company communications.
  • Seek opportunities to promote R. J. Corman companies and their successes internally and externally
  • Develop and relay the company’s voice in a professional, accurate, and consistent manner, both internally and externally, across a variety of platforms (e.g. websites, marketing documents, etc.); propose content updates and modifications accordingly
  • Collaborate and contribute to the goals and strategy for the company’s internal and external communications
  • Propose and prepare effective content for a wide range of marketing material, including bid proposals, speeches, project reviews, etc.
  • Oversee the company’s social media platforms, including content scheduling and responding to inquiries
  • Gather information for and construct engaging weekly articles for publication on the company’s intranet, such as wellness articles, safety tips and employee spotlights.
  • Coordinate and write a wide range of materials in support of accurate, detailed communications for fostering internal employee relations, external public relations and marketing efforts
  • Proofread and edit various designs and communications including exhibits, displays, brochures, invitations, flyers, business cards, advertisements and promotional materials
  • Organize and complete multiple projects with competing deadlines, and prioritize to meet the needs of internal and external customers
  • Collect data from all electronic communications platforms to use for analysis, reporting, and strategy
  • Perform various other duties as assigned to support overall department efforts

Minimum Requirements

Specialized or Technical Knowledge, or Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, Masters preferred
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communication
  • Well-developed computer skills required, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite and various social media sites
  • Experience with online content management systems (CMS)
  • Experience managing organizational social media accounts
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal relations skills and comfort with interfacing with all levels of management and personnel, customers, vendors and community leaders
  • Ability to work as part of a close-knit team, as well as independently
  • Possess an extremely strong attention to detail skill set to achieve the required level of accuracy

Physical Requirements:

  • Moderate travel required among company and customer locations
  • Lifting of up to 50 pounds in the movement of equipment and materials

Environmental Conditions:

Performs duties in multiple environments including office, outside settings, in and around moving vehicles and equipment.

Benefits:  R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC is committed to providing its employees and their families with quality benefits. R. J. Corman offers health, dental, vision, voluntary short term disability, voluntary long term disability, voluntary life insurance, voluntary accident insurance, voluntary hospital indemnity insurance, voluntary identity theft protection, and flexible spending account benefits to all full-time employees. Other non-health benefits include paid holidays, paid time off, the Work-Life Balance Employee Assistance Program and a 401K retirement savings plan.

R. J. Corman Railroad is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to a safe and drug free work place.  R. J. Corman performs pre-employment criminal background checks and substance abuse testing which includes a hair and urine drug tests to detect the presence of illegal drugs.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping R. J. Corman a safe and drug free company.