Manager, Communications

Florida East Coast Railway


Florida East Coast Railway operates 351 miles of mainline track along the east coast of Florida with direct rail access to South Florida's ports. FECR also serves five intermodal terminals and provides full service drayage for our customers. With connections to two Class 1 Railroads in Jacksonville, FECR is your fast, reliable, affordable solution to moving intermodal loads and carload commodities from pulp and paper to aggregate and automobiles.

Position Details

Manager, Communications
Central and Northeast Florida
Jacksonville, FL


  • Create and prepare Executive level presentations, detailed graphics, conceptual and camera ready artwork and visual aids for various departmental projects 
  • Prepares photographic images to create digital files for use in printed publications or to be published on-line 
  • Prepares slide presentations to correspond with speeches or discussions 
  • Integrate and coordinate graphic artwork preparation with local printers to ensure proper technical job quality processes and delivery by deadlines 
  • Collaborate across departments to develop and implement a communications plan that continues to build on FECR’s brand equity 
  • Produce product that includes traditional media such as advertising, print and brochure ware, as well as electronic media such as Web, App and Social 
  • Make recommendations on venue, style, artistic considerations and consumption patterns to insure that FEC communications are crisp and reach appropriate audience
  • Plan development for each media outlet 
  • Creates new art illustrations using digital drawing skills 
  • Collaborative content development with internal and external parties 
  • Execution in the form of press releases, advertisements, sales collateral, app, web and social media content and distribution 
  • Leads team updating the FECR webpage and the FECR App 
  • Manages PR Newswire, Social Media and Ad budgets as well as supports Commercial and internal events with graphics, booth set up and backdrop


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Graphic Design or a relevant field 
  • Expert knowledge of design applications that are considered standard in the industry (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator, PowerPoint) 
  • 3-5 years of experience in corporate communications, public relations, or graphic design


  • Master’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Graphic Design or a relevant field 
  • 3 – 5 years of experience working for an advertisement agency


  • Must be a confident communicator and presenter 
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design, professional printing/publishing skills are essential, including ability to present concepts verbally 
  • Must possess excellent organizational and planning skills 
  • Superior project management and time management skills 
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude 
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media
  • Self-motivated with a positive and professional outlook 
  • Strong organizational skills, extreme attention to detail, ability to concentrate is critical as is time management skills 
  • Ability to work in a team environment, but also be able to work independently 
  • Ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities in a fast paced, deadline driven environment


  • 25% travel required 
  • May be required to be available after normal business hours 
  • The applicant selected for this position will be required to successfully complete a background check and drug test; passing results must be received prior to start date in new position

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