Director of Corporate Communications

Director of Corporate Communications Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Director of Corporate Communications to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Creates, updates and maintains corporate communications and social media guidelines and policies, ensuring understanding internally;
  • Direct and deliver effective executive communications and thought leadership;
  • Creates and maintains a corporate calendar of key events and ensures external message alignment across teams for major announcements;
  • Create proactive strategy and response for global geopolitical PR issues;
  • Optimizes media monitoring and insights, journalist and press coverage tracking;
  • Manage public relations agencies;
  • Contribute to and inform the development of a digital workplace strategy including recommendations for tools and tactics that are best suited for KPMG;
  • Working with agency partners on tactical execution of communications strategies, managing associated budgets and ensuring that metrics are reached;
  • Thoughtfully counsel clients based on broad communications landscape and business goals; take immediate action on client feedback;
  • Lead budget management and financial planning for client work; support internal financial planning and growth strategy;
  • Utilize software to monitor reputation risks and positive PR opportunities;
  • Provide overall story/messaging as well as design support for key internal and external presentation decks by senior leadership;
  • Agency oversite;
  • Drive client planning and new business development efforts, including preparation of RFPs;
  • Capitalize on, and contribute to, opportunities to grow existing and new client relationships.

Requirements:

  • Strong working knowledge of communications strategy development and the creative process;
  • Solid understanding and ability to execute on digital and social media channels;
  • Global orientation and multi-cultural skills;
  • Ability to travel up to 15% domestic and international;
  • Minimum ten years of internal or external corporate communications experience; preferably from a professional services firm;
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and confidently at the C-suite level and can execute flawlessly under pressure, managing tight deadlines;
  • Strong consultative skills and ability to effectively influence;
  • Plans creatively and leverages existing resources to effectively deliver high-impact communications;
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong team spirit;
  • Bachelor’s Degree. Masters in Global Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or similar field preferred;
  • Bachelor’s Degree. Masters in Global Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or similar field preferred;
  • Strong computer skills.