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Internal Communications Specialist

Job Req ID:  9135

Nashville, TN, US, 37203

Date:  Mar 1, 2023

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions, NYSE: LPX) manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders, remodelers and homeowners worldwide. LP’s extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as siding solutions (LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding, LP BuilderSeries® Lap Siding, and LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®), LP Structural Solutions (LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, and LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing, LP NovaCore™ Thermal Insulated Sheathing, and more), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, and oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading customer service and warranties. Since its founding in 1972, LP has been Building a Better Worldby helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes while our shareholders build lasting value. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 25 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile, and Brazil. For more information, visit

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Job Purpose

Plan and implement internal corporate communications activities to enhance company’s corporate reputation with internal audiences.

We’d love to meet you if...

… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge

… you enjoy working with others to deliver great work

… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Build and execute detailed internal communications plans, including objectives, strategies, key messages, tactics and measurements that reinforce the company vision, strategy, and culture
  • Drive strategy alignment and understanding throughout the organization through effective communications
  • Develop and maintain a short- and long-term editorial calendar and project plans to support communication goals and priorities
  • Write, edit and design all internal communications materials, including intranet articles, printed materials, company-wide emails, videos, presentations, virtual and in-person meetings, texts, and more 
  • Execute day-to-day management and coordination of the intranet—research, write and publish news, enforce brand standards, manage page headers and imagery, and serve as a project manager and content coordinator for all sections
  • Execute day-to-day management and coordination of internal television network—update content and ensure monitors are properly working across locations and troubleshoot as needed
  • Plan and execute virtual and in-person meetings and events
  • Direct photo and video shoots
  • Develop key messages, talking points and message briefings for key stakeholders
  • Provide counsel to the organization on communications best practices, including how to galvanize employees to champion new initiatives, adopt new processes, work differently, or adjust to change
  • Conduct research to determine communications best practices and to implement new or improve existing communications programs and/or activities
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal communications vendors and process invoices
  • Partner with external communications to align message timing and direction
  • Ensure consistency of messaging across the organization, adhering to brand guidelines and the corporate style
  • Measure the success of your strategies, delivering insights to Corporate Communications on what constitutes effective internal communications
  • Perform other duties as necessary

What do I need to be successful?

  • 2 years communications and/or public relations experience, preferably in a corporate environment.
  • Or any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills to ensure flawless execution of projects to accomplish objectives
  • Knowledge of effective communication strategies, including print, digital, video, and events
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (e.g., InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat), Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel), AP Style, and skilled in website design, maintenance and content management
  • Experience with using and designing content in SharePoint
  • Highly organized with strong project management skills, including managing multiple projects at different stages simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship management, enabling work with multiple stakeholders, handle multiple projects, and meet new challenges with composure and confidence
  • Ability to interact with and influence all levels of employees across the organization
  • Ability to translate complex concepts, tools, and platforms into communications that resonates with employees
  • Aptitude to protect sensitive and confidential information
  • Good conflict resolution skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, English, Business or related field

Work Environment

  • This position will work at home and in our Nashville office on a hybrid schedule
  • Must be within a commutable distance to Nashville or willing to relocate to the greater Nashville area
  • Occasional travel required



LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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