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VP Strategic Communications

Company: Minority Executive Search
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Reporting to CEO, the Vice President of Strategic Communications leads and directs the PR and social media team within the Marketing departmentLeads strategic communications strategy to support corporate goals and to achieve specific targets of sales divisions as required by influencing and aligning business leaders to cohesive and dynamic marketing initiativesResponsibility to communicate both externally and internally to maximize awareness of the brand while optimizing both earned and owned media channels.Oversees all media relations, PR, marketing events &, trade shows, social media, and internal communicationsMajor responsibilities include strategy, planning, execution, and measurement in support of brand repositioning, Executive communications, crisis communications, analyst relations and business unit support.Key Accountabilities:30% Develop strategic plans and performance dashboard for achieving objectives around press/analyst coverage, speaking engagements, industry trade shows and social media reach and engagement.20% Proactively seeks executive media and social communications opportunities for executives and subject matter experts and provides guidance around industry best practices20% Manages team, budget, and liaison/reporting to global newsroom team.20% Manages reactive press and issues management and its business units.10% Works with HR and other internal functional groups teams to craft effective communications programs and processes to standardize communications to employees, stakeholders, etc.
Basic Qualifications:Scope: Budget, employees direct and indirect and other resources managed. Will manage contractors/agencies and planning activities and monitoring results. Will manage virtual teams of PR specialists for major trade shows and events.Education Experience: Bachelors degree required; Masters preferred Minimum of 15 years in a leadership role in public relations and digital/social media; journalism experience, preferably in technology-related industry Bachelors degree in journalism, public relations, communications, digital studies, marketing, or related field. Experience working in corporate environment for a foreign-based technology company is preferredCompetencies: Key desired behaviors, e.g., influencing, problem solving, innovation, collaboration, etc. Requires demonstrated proficiency in business writing and understanding of editorial processes. Requires proven ability to plan and implement strategies leveraging owned and paid social mediaCommunications: Key communications contacts (internal/external) and level of persuasion required Must have a network of media contacts and be adept in presenting ideas to them persuasively. Must be able to become a trusted advisor and thoughtful decision-maker.Other Requirements: e.g., working conditions, physical requirements, travel, etc. Photography and video skills are a plus. Travel both domestically and internationally as required (up to -20%); must as required; must have a valid drivers license.
Please answer the following questions and email them along with your updated resume to eral@minorityexecsearch.com. Referrals are welcomed. Thank you.
1. Do you have a minimum of 15 years in a leadership role in public relations and digital/social media; journalism experience, preferably in technology-related industry?2. Do you have experience working with consumer electronics?3. Do you have experience developing strategic plans and performance dashboard for achieving objectives around press/analyst coverage, speaking engagements, industry trade shows and social media reach and engagement? Explain.4. Do you have experience proactively seeking executive media and social communications opportunities for executives and subject matter experts and providing guidance around industry best practices? Provide an example.5. Do you have experience managing a team, budget, and liaison/reporting to a global newsroom team? Explain.6. Do you have experience managing reactive press and issues management and its business units? Explain.7. Are you open to travel both domestically and internationally up to 20%?8. Do you have a valid drivers license?9. What are your salary expectations? Thank you,
Eral Burks/President & CEOMinority Executive SearchCell# 216-346-4881www.minorityexecsearch.com

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