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Communications Director in Homewood at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Homewood
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    3/15/2019
  • Job ID:
    COMMU24326

Job Description

Communications Director

We are seeking highly diligent, confident candidates with substantial management experience for the role of Communications Director. This role is strategic and has a heavy emphasis on brand management. This person will be responsible for managing all communications, plan activities and building external relationships with the organization's constituencies, including funders and the media.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing a cohesive communications strategy
  • Assembling and overseeing a diversely skilled communications team
  • Crisis management and preemptive planning
  • Managing media relations, projecting a positive company image to the public
  • Ensuring quality control of all information released
  • Writing speeches and press releases
  • Promoting special events
  • Managing the communications budget
  • Scheduling interviews, appearances, and involvement in community events for executives
  • Collaborate with advertising and marketing groups, as well as web designers and financial representatives

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in advertising, communications, public relations or a similar area of study
  • 5+ years of experience in the communications or public relations field
  • Possess strong writing, editing, and public speaking and leadership skills
  • Awareness of and proficiency with communications technologies
  • Experience in stakeholder/community engagement
  • Clear and concise communication with team members and senior management

ONLY CANDIDATES WITH REQUIRED EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONSIDERED.

DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF RESUMES PLEASE NOTE YOU DO NOT NEED TO APPLY IF YOU HAVE RECENTLY SUBMITTED TO ANOTHER VACO POSTING. YOUR QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR ALL OPEN VACO OPPORTUNITIES.

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