Vice President/ Director, Corporate Communications

ÜBERBLICK

Become a Director at Digitas, a highly caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling as we strive to transform the marketing landscape. We’re looking for a Vice President/Director of Corporate Communications who will manage the development and execution of communications initiatives to support the capability and agency goals. . It’s not a small or easy task, but it’s a fun and rewarding one. If you think you’re up for it, read on.

Tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Create and execute internal and external communications programs that creatively advance Digitas’ reputation and business objectives
  •  Lead a strategic speaker program for the agency, identifying and securing opportunities at key conferences and events
  • Lead social media strategy for Digitas’ owned channels based on agency’s wider business goals
  • Execute internal and external live events aligned with new business growth, including: client strategies, logistics, project timelines, delegation lists, budget reconciliation, contract negotiation and necessary communication across internal and external audiences, supervising execution of  web based attendee management system and integration with agency CRM
  • Partner with global communications leads to support office launches in EMEA, APAC and LATAM with press releases, social copy and internal communications
  • Lead agency submission process for end of year trade publication evaluations

QUALIFIKATIONEN

To qualify, you’ll need:

  • Four year degree
  • 9-12 years of corporate communications or PR agency equivalent required
  • Experience working with a PR agency partner or working within a PR agency environment
  • Ability to interact with and influence all levels of the organization
  • Ability to look through many lenses (press, client, prospect, CEO) to guide strategic communications and planning
  • The ability to think and act both strategically and tactically is critical to the success of the role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; a passion for editorial and grammatical excellence
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects; and, adjust priorities in a fast-moving business environment
  • Strong ability to clearly articulate problems and present with a proposed solution; ability managing expectations
  • Internal client management and collaboration with the ability to build and maintain cross-functional relationships a must
  • Candidate must be open to travel as needed

Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.
Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.

About Digitas 

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.