Director of Corporate Communications & Programs

Employer
The Wills Group HQ
Location
La Plata, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
The Wills Group was founded in and is headquartered in La Plata Maryland Our business lines include Dash In Southern MD Oil SMO Energy and Splash In which serve our customers across Delaware Maryland and Virginia We are a privately held company that values family collaboration and dedication We are currently searching for the Director of Corporate Communications who will have experience managing leading communications with external and internal audiences on a wide range wide range duplicated in previous sentence maybe a diverse breadth of corporate issues will be energized by working on a list of issues that changes day to day and be passionate creative and eager to learn They will be able to get up to speed quickly on complex issues multi task while maintaining high attention to detail and be willing and able to roll up their sleeves and get stuff done no issue will be too small and they ll never say that s not my job This role will oversee all corporate communications translating business vision into effective corporate communication strategies to generate brand awareness yield valuable recruitment marketing content and results and manage public relations activities including crisis management Manage corporate brand identity recruitment marketing media relations email marketing editorial content and multimedia activities Responsible for creating implementing and measuring the success of comprehensive communication and public relations activities that align with organizationa s key goals by enhancing the Willa s Group image and position within the marketplace as employer of choice Serve as a lead point person on media interactions and actively engage cultivate and manage press relationships to secure earned media and thought leadership position within community for brand Ensure the website social media channels and email communications provide accurate and relevant content to inform and engage diverse stakeholders Execute and analyze communication and recruitment marketing programs to ensure effectiveness and support employee engagement and attracting high caliber talent Develop and implement targeted social media campaigns for the corporate brand Lead the development of communications strategy for recruiting and community engagement Take an active role in industry specific organizations Create and maintain key corporate events calendar related to employee engagement Human Resources priorities Work with select vendors and agency partners to develop manage and maintain current key corporate communication and media content Bachelors degree required Degree in Communications Business or Marketing is preferred years of direct experience in corporate communications years of experience in recruiting marketing or associated marketing practices systems years of experience managing outside agencies and vendors Experience managing or working directly on medium but complex project involving change management Strong understanding and application of change management frameworks Financial acumen ability to manage a budget Must be a confident communicator and presenter who possesses excellent written oral and interpersonal communications skills Critical thinking adaptability self directed organization and results orientation competencies required