The Director, Corporate Communications provides strategic direction and oversight for internal and public-facing corporate communication activities. This role partners with senior leaders to support the companys objectives, increase employee engagement, and lead key strategic communications efforts.
This position develops the corporate communication strategy (internal/external), manages change, acts as a lead company spokesperson, and remains highly visible in the organization. Additionally, they oversee and drive corporate events, including major annual events and conferences. The Director, Corporate Communications exercises considerable independent judgment, employs exceptional analytical skills, and leverages their superior communication and presentation skills to achieve objectives.
Key Job Responsibilities Communication Strategy Develop and oversee the strategy and execution of comprehensive communication plans designed to support the company business objectives Develop and deliver an annual communications plan, with the goals of promoting strategy and brand awareness and inspiring employee engagement across the company Support the strategy and content development of key employee meetings and events, as well as other strategically important or sensitive communications Provide stakeholders with guidance on how and when to communicate Develop the process, tools, and resources to manage and scale the communications function to meet current and anticipated future needs Communication Execution (Speaking/Writing) & Guidance Advise on executive communications and speech writing Think and write strategically and creatively about a range of corporate issues in a variety of media Manage change, drive internal communication, build relationships with, and provide counsel to key internal contacts and leaders Act as a lead company spokesperson for media requests regarding high visibility, complex topics, or other issues Corporate Events Leadership Provide leadership in the area of corporate events, including major annual events and conferences Determine venue, maintain budget, coordinate attendees, and execute on all other logistics, as needed Budget/Vendor Management Effectively manage communications vendors, budgets and other administrative tasks to ensure ROI on dollars spent Requirements BS degree in Communications or related field required (Master's Degree preferred) 8-10 years' experience in corporate communications or public relations Experience with driving and managing a communications function for an organization Experience with designing a communications strategy and executing on it effectively Demonstrated experience in writing and delivering captivating communications Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to flex based on the needs of diverse audiences Strategic thinking, creativity, flexibility and ability to work in a changing environment; resourcefulness and resiliency Ability to solve complex problems; lead cross-organizational efforts; build relationships across organization boundaries Ability to drive change through effective communications Attention to detail, commitment to quality and continuous improvement Event management, vendor management and logistics skills Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel) Ability to handle confidential information Project management skills Education: BS degree in Communications or related field required (Master's Degree preferred) For highly-motivated, change champions looking for a dynamic team environment with the opportunity to learn and grow professionally, Brother offers a collaborative workplace that continues to innovate award winning products, while maintaining a focused commitment to the communities where we live and work.