Director of External Communication

  • location: Sparks, NV
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $100,000 - $120,000 per year

job description

Director of External Communication

job summary:
Our Client is seeking a skilled Director of External Communication located remotely (for now)...

Reporting to the Vice President, Brand you will be responsible for the company's external communication and public relations strategies, which include media relations, editorial coverage, press releases, articles, management, executive and financial communications, crisis/change management, brand and reputation management, and serving as the key spokesperson and media contact for the company.

 
location: Sparks, Nevada
job type: Permanent
salary: $100,000 - 120,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Reporting to the Vice President, Brand you will be responsible for the company's external communication and public relations strategies, which include media relations, editorial coverage, press releases, articles, management, executive and financial communications, crisis/change management, brand and reputation management, and serving as the key spokesperson and media contact for the company.

Corporate Spokesperson

  • Foster a consistent, yet creative, voice/messaging for the company, its products, and initiatives.
  • Guide the public narrative about the company by directing conversations and managing the balance between publicly available information and private developments.
  • Build and manage relationships with business media, influencers, government officials, and community and industry stakeholders.
  • Anticipate reputational risks and develop appropriate communications solutions and crisis management plans.
  • Identify and secure speaking engagements for yourself and key personnel and assist in the preparation of speeches for senior executives.
  • Host company events to build brand recognition and trust, expand the company's network, and reach potential customers and members of the public.
  • Seek opportunities to represent the company as a speaker or attendee at conferences, tradeshows, exhibits, interviews/podcasts, networking and other events as the "face" of the company.
  • Prepare and conduct workshops to train staff in public speaking and communicating the company's core message to a myriad of audiences.
External Communications

  • Develop a strong understanding of the company's strategies and priorities.
  • Design and execute external communication campaigns that clearly and consistently communicate the company's strategic goals and vision to various audience groups.
  • Formulate and drive the execution of a corporate narrative and annual corporate communications plan.
  • Prepare high-quality written materials that convey the company's product narrative, including presentations, press releases, and FAQs.
  • Leverage global multimedia and social media content to promote the company and products in a deliberate and socially responsible manner.
  • Collaborate with the Brand and Product Strategy teams to ensure communications are strategic, accurate, relevant, and reflect a tone and style consistent with company goals.
  • Serve as in-house correspondent, identifying newsworthy stories that build credibility and thought leadership for the company.
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Director
  • Minimum 7 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
 
skills:
  • FinTech (3 years of experience is preferred)
  • Communications (7 years of experience is required)
  • Director

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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