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Communications Director in New York, NY at Lucas Group

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/20/2018

Job Description

The Lucas Group is searching for a talented and experienced Communications Director to add as a key member of our client’s global corporate team in Atlanta. The Communications Director is responsible for the overall communications strategy and activities to support the client’s Eastern Seaboard operations. This Communications Director position will support several strategic business goals including increasing reputation among clients, prospects, potential recruits, and public.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support increased collaboration across business units both in North American and globally.
  • Support marketing teams on a local office level throughout the East Coast.
  • Engage employees via internal communications tactics in regards to corporate marketing strategies and corporate initiatives.
  • Write collateral for the client’s offerings as well as draft executive communications.
  • Develop and implement communications plans to roll out new initiatives.
  • Manage crisis communications initiatives.
  • Manage regional communications budget.
  • Manage media relations by developing and placing company stories in national and trade press and serve as a regional spokesperson.
  • Work with executives, senior leaders and cross-functionally across the organization to positively position the company both internally and externally.

REQUIREMENTS

• BA/BS in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or a related field is required.

  • 10+ years’ experience in communications/PR for a global company is required. Agency experience is a plus.
  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills required.
  • Strong professional, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Equally adept at relating to employees in the field and giving counsel to senior corporate executives
  • Experience responding quickly and efficiently with an inherent ability to juggle multiple activities and meet deadlines
  • Must have an flexible and adaptable work style
  • Highly organized with an attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain discretion/confidentiality at all times
  • Proactive team player mindset and being a self-starter is required.
  • Position requires 30% travel to offices and project sites. Some last minute travel required to address crisis communications.

This Communications Director requires professional and prudent communications working in a team environment with a diverse group of associates. If you like new challenges every day and are charged up by a fast paced environment, this is an exciting opportunity for you.

If qualified and interested please email your resume and writing portfolio to Amanda Cooper at the Lucas Group at acooper@lucasgroup.com.

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