Comms Director

Paris, Île-de-France, France · Account · CMMD expand job description ↓

Description

Purpose

Communications directors (CMMD), often called public relations directors, oversee communications within a company or organization, and they also represent their employer to the public.

This role is strategic and has a heavy emphasis on brand management. Is responsible for managing all communications plan activities and building external relationships with the organization's constituencies, including funders, network, clients and the media.

Requirements

  • Interest in and aptitude for creative business and marketing solutions.
  • At least 5 years experience in agencies, managing international and local media.
  • Strategic account management skills across multiple sectors / segments; success in direct and / or virtual leadership of global teams.
  • Experience in alliance management; exceptional diplomatic skills and the ability to think creatively.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit; ability to thrive amidst ambiguity and adapt to shifting circumstances.
  • Global experience: lived in / worked across multiple markets.
  • Ability to travel as needed for covered accounts and territory.
  • Culturally sensitive with experience in regional/global projects - i.e., managing multiple stakeholders, delivering initiatives that work across multiple geographies.
  • General knowledge of digital tools and glossary.
  • Full project management experience including Online Advertising, Website Implementation, Intranet/Extranet, Metrics and Optimisation, etc.
  • Excellent facilitation/presentation skills, both in preparing materials required and in delivery. Excellent written skills.
  • Excellent Public Speaker
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects, allocate resources, prioritise workflow and respond to workplace changes.
  • Good English oral and written communication skills.
  • Self motivated and willing to expand knowledge.
  • Proven self-starter who enjoys multi-tasking.
  • Strong link with journalists and media outlets.
  • Active in social media channels.

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