Cornerstone Building Brands

Vice President, Corporate Communications

Cary, NC - Full-time

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Cornerstone Building Brands | Employer reference: REF7081D

Vice President, Corporate Communications


Cary, NC, US

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Cornerstone Building Brands is deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized, providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members.

Job description

As the Vice President of Corporate Communications, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and fostering a positive corporate identity, enhancing internal and external communication strategies, and driving a vibrant and inclusive organizational culture.  This leader is a steward of our corporate brand and is responsible for bringing to life our culture while driving employee engagement and building corporate brand equity.  The role reports directly to the Chief Marketing Office and works across the executive leadership team and functional teams to develop and activate comprehensive communication plans, employee engagement initiatives, and ensure alignment between the company’s messaging and its values.  This role requires a strategic thinker with exceptional leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. 


Corporate Communication Strategy:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive, strategic corporate communication plan that aligns with the organization’s objectives, strategy and core values
  • Drive corporate brand equity with employees - both current and prospective, customers and external stakeholders
  • Create, refine and distribute key messages to internal and external stakeholders and identify new solutions for reaching all audience segments
  • Lead all public relations, media relations and community outreach for the company

Employee Engagement and Culture Advancement

  • Lead efforts to cultivate a positive and inclusive corporate culture that reflects the company’s values and vision
  • Lead the culture activation for the organization and drive employee awareness, understanding and commitment
  • Continue to advance the corporate communications team and capability to enhance employee engagement, satisfaction and culture advancement
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure consistent and transparent communication throughout the organization

Internal Communication:

  • Design and execute internal communication strategies that keep employees informed, engaged, and aligned with company goals
  • Manage communication channels such as intranet, town hall meetings, leadership meetings and other platforms
  • Ensure effective communication of corporate updates, CEO messages, policy changes, and important announcements

External Communication:

  • Drive the company’s external communication efforts to maintain a strong and positive brand equity
  • Oversee the creation of marketing materials, website content, social media presence, and public relations campaigns
  • Lead the communication needs for M&A, C-Suite visibility and ESG
  • Act as a company spokesperson and engage with external stakeholders, including media and industry partners

Leadership and Team Management:

  • Provide strong leadership to the Corporate Communications and Culture team, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment
  • Set clear goals, monitor progress, and provide guidance to team members
  • Mentor and develop team members to enhance their skills and capabilities

Crisis Management:

  • Develop and execute crisis communication plans to manage potential reputational risks effectively
  • Coordinate communication efforts during challenging situations to maintain transparency and manage brand reputation and public perception


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Business Administration, Journalism, or a related field; advanced degree is a plus
  • Proven experience 5-7+ years in corporate communications, public relations, or related roles, with a track record of successful strategy development and execution
  • Strong understanding of organizational culture dynamics, employee engagement and change management
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to craft clear and compelling messages for various audiences
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to align communication efforts with business goals and values
  • Experience managing teams, fostering collaboration
  • Extremely detail oriented with high quality standards
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously and work under pressure
  • Proficiency in leveraging communication tools, technology, and platforms to drive engagement and deliver messages effectively
  • Demonstrated crisis communication experience is a plus

Additional information

This is a hybrid position, working 2 days a week from our Cary, NC office. 

Why work for Cornerstone Building Brands?

Our teams are at the heart of our purpose to positively contribute to the communities where we live, work and play. Full-time* team members receive** medical, dental and vision benefits starting day 1. Other benefits include PTO, paid holidays, FSA, life insurance, LTD, STD, 401k, EAP, discount programs, tuition reimbursement, training, and professional development. You can also join one of our Employee Resource Groups which help support our commitment to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment.

*Full-time is defined as regularly working 30+ hours per week. **Union programs may vary depending on the collective bargaining agreement.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. Our comprehensive portfolio spans the breadth of the residential and commercial markets, while our expansive footprint enables us to serve customers and communities across North America. Our relentless focus on excellence combined with our ongoing commitment to innovation and R&D has driven us to become the #1 manufacturer of windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems, and metal accessories. We believe every building we create, and every part of that building, positively contributes to communities where people live, work and play.

Cornerstone Building Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. You can find the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster here. You can also view Your Right to Work Poster here along with This Organizations Participation in E-Verify Poster here. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please contact Human Resources at 281-897-7788 or If you have a disability and you believe that you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please contact Human Resources at 281-897-7788 or This email is used exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only emails received for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.

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