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Vice President - Social Platforms/Corporate Communications
Vice President, Social Platforms Corporate Communications
My client is one of the most admired companies in the world. As a global leader in the technology sector, they are front and center on a broad range of global issues that cross all industries across the globe.
We are looking for a dynamic corporate communications pro to support the strategy, execution and coordination of a comprehensive communications program to support the brand particularly in the social platforms sector.
Reporting to the Managing Director, you will develop communications strategies that employ influencer relations, social and digital media, public affairs and thought leadership to build and protect reputation, support client relationships, and promote social platform capabilities.
Leveraging monitoring and predictive analytics, you will be on the front line of identifying issues and reputational risks, and you’ll develop and maintain messaging and positioning strategies. If you are driven to excel in a fast-paced environment where it is essential to keep up with the rapidly developing issues, this role, at this company, is where you want to be..
Monitor and report news coverage related to social platform clients.
Monitor and proactively identify environmental issues that are affecting the industry, and the firm’s competitors
Develop and implement communications strategies and messaging around the social platforms clients, working closely with client teams, and with clients directly.
Manage incoming reporter requests and build relationships with reporters influential in the social platforms media landscape.
Maintain message library and fact sheets to support the communications program.
Team across the global media team to support the strategy in key social media markets
Coordinate government relations, legaland HR to develop and execute communications strategies.
Support messaging for people communications, working with client teams.
Education: Bachelor's degree or other four-year university degree.
Work Experience:Minimum of 10 years of experience in communications, including media relations and issues management, preferably with agency experience.
Global experience and tech industry experience a must
Proven expertise in handling issues across a wide range of topics
Tech industry experience
Understanding of business and strategy
Strong social media expertise (blogs, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
Deep understanding of and ability to apply integrated marketing concepts, brand strategy and positioning, as well as message development skills
Ability to provide sound professional advice and strategic counsel to colleagues in key geographies, industries and similar areas of operation
Ability to create messages across different businesses
Global perspective and understanding of business marketplace
Demonstrate leadership skills with colleagues and agencies
Ability to develop and apply creative, innovative solutions to complex issues
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Strong project and budget management skills
A confident self-starter who can work independently and is willing to “roll up his/her sleeves”
Displays flexibility and agility to adapt to a changing business and competitive environment
Excellent negotiation, influence, mediation and conflict management skills, as well as business and industry acumen
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
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