Director of Communications
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS Washington DC SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: Our client is seeking a creative individual who is grounded in public relations principles, proficient in digital media (social media, e-mail, website, etc.), experienced with pitching stories, promoting events through earned media and has a proven track record of engaging a diverse array of media outlets. A successful candidate will provide proactive and strategic leadership in the creation and execution of major communications initiatives required by our client. The duties will include overseeing a wide variety of communications and media relations programs to include events that client owns, sponsors and hosts. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: public relations (working closely with the local media, coordinating media outreach efforts, pitching stories for earned media, establishing PR strategies around events, drafting press releases, composing media advisories, draft talking points and assist in planning press events), developing content for website, social media, newsletters (internal and external, digital and print), e-marketing campaigns, presentations, sales materials and annual reports. CORE COMPETENCIES (FUNCTIONAL MANAGER): Media Engagement Strategic Thinking Project Management Operational Effectiveness Job Knowledge and Technical Expertise Please respond ASAP with resume and salary requirement. Call Kevin Elliott at 817-857-7713 or send updated CV to Kelliott@sncompanies.com A further detailed conversation would allow us both to determine if this position would be a good fit for you. Please share this list with anyone who you think may be qualified and interested to learn more about the se fast-moving opportunities, please contact me for more information. Job Requirements:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, or a related field; AND Eight (8) years of progressively responsible work experience with responsibility for communications and public relations programs. Capacity to work with minimal daily supervision is necessary, as is the ability to exercise strong independent judgement and decisiveness Any equivalent combination of related experience, training, and/or education.