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Communications Manager - Graphic Design Job

Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Westborough-Home Office, MA, US, 01581

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 16 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

We are looking for a Graphic Designer, Communications Manager to join the Corporate Communications team at BJ’s Wholesale Club.


You’ll play a key role in designing visual communications that help team members and external audiences understand BJ’s strategic priorities, transformation initiatives, company news and other important information.

Working from our headquarters in Westborough, MA, in Greater Boston, you’ll collaborate closely with senior leaders and internal stakeholders to plan, design and produce a wide range of multimedia content for corporate communications.  This role reports to the Director of Internal Communications.


What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with the corporate communications team to develop visual communications from start to finish for internal and external audiences
  • Develop, design and manage a wide range of creative content, informative graphics and design elements for our corporate communications platforms, including digital signage, intranet site, digital newsletters, emails, executive presentations, companywide meetings and events;
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to design and layout internal and external presentations;
  • Design, layout and manage the creation of visual graphics for our digital signage TVs and displays;
  • Design, layout and manage the production of internal newsletters and intranet content;
  • Design corporate communications templates, including digital signage templates, HTML email templates, PowerPoint templates, branded FAQs and one-pagers, etc.;
  • Be accountable for brand consistency across all communications campaigns and assets.


What we’re looking for:

  • 5-7+ years of experience in graphic design, visual communications, corporate communications, or internal communications in a highly productive creative in-house studio or agency
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading capabilities are a must
  • Experience providing communications support for senior leaders
  • Expert command of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator)
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML and CSS, particularly as it relates to posting content on an intranet and designing email
  • Video editing capabilities a plus
  • Ability to prepare files for production for web, mobile and print specifications
  • Strong organizational, communication, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • A team player who can prioritize and handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Strong attention to detail in regards to communication, design and production of projects


Must have a portfolio of work that demonstrates experience. Your professional portfolio should showcase the following types of work:

  • Writing – Examples of professional writing, storytelling and copy-editing.
  • Visual Communication – Examples of graphic design, with a particular emphasis on the development of corporate templates for digital signs, newsletters, presentations, etc. Videography (if available).

BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Worcester