Director, Corporate Communications

Posted On: December 20, 2010

Media-Related Job

Media Organization: ID Media

Company Description

-- Bachelor’s or Graduate degree in Journalism
-- Minimum of 5 years of related experience
-- Sophisticated understanding of/exposure to digital media and technology
-- Excellent writing and speaking skills, including thorough understanding of AP style
-- Ability to provide effective communications solutions that raise ID Media’s profile
-- Demonstrated ability to develop relationships with senior-level executives, IPG corporate communications peers, and press
-- Ability to work well under pressure, manage several projects at once, and deliver results accurately and on schedule
-- Outstanding computer skills; including knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Front Page, Microsoft Publisher, Keynote, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign

Job Description

ID Media is the largest direct and digital media services agency in the U.S., with offices in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. We enjoy a uniquely supportive and friendly work environment. Our client list includes top brands in Pharmaceutical, Consumer Electronics, Beauty, Liquor, Travel, and Consumer Package Goods.

We are looking for a strong writer who likes interacting with people and can be intellectually intrigued by the fast-changing digital media sector. This Manhattan-based position, which reports to the CEO, is with a media services ad agency that for the last three years has been named in Crain’s New York Business as one of The Best Places to Work in NYC.

What we'd like you to do:

-- Develop and implement strategic communications plans targeting multiple audiences: current and prospective clients and employees, the advertising industry at large, IPG partner agencies, reporters and bloggers, and social media followers
-- Create press materials (Releases, Pitch Letters, Key Messages, Q&A) for external audiences, mining agency activities for what is newsworthy
-- Develop white papers and opinion pieces for press distribution highlighting unique technology advances and strategies
-- Establish and grow relationships with key reporters in the advertising/marketing industry, as well as business and lifestyle press
-- Regularly develop speaker proposals for agency executives to industry conferences and submissions for industry awards
-- Develop monthly employee newsletter, providing meaningful insight for employees into business news, company resources, ID Media’s community mission, and employee activities
-- Create content updates for public Web site, IPG newsletters, and digital bulletin boards
-- Foster community mission working closely with the employee taskforce “Caring about Cancer”
-- Edit and proofread agency communications prior to distribution

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