Communications Director

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Department: Idea Management

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

The Team One C.O.R.E.

 

C = Collaborative

Builds and sustains strong, genuine relationships with people of all levels and takes positive steps to extend network and cultivate connections. 

 

O = Optimism

Is utterly reliable, always delivering on promises and maintains the highest standards of honesty and integrity.

 

R = Results-Driven

Acts strategically to exceed goals and has the ability to adapt to changes in process and execution. 

 

E = Entrepreneurial

Constantly looking for and identifying actionable and thought provoking opportunities for the company and executing them.

 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the operational direction of the Team One internal PR team. Lead for all external communications, including  Advertising trade publications, business publications and luxury publications.  The Communications Director will serve as a cross-functional team lead, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to deliver on all Team One new business and company goals, providing innovative leadership and strategic direction. Manages Team One’s social media profiles to enhance Team One’s positioning as a premium and luxury brand agency, and develop relationships with key new business prospects through social. Must be a team player, with a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence.

 

Day to Day:

  • Strategically lead and execute all Team One communication initiatives, including internal and external efforts.
  • Media relations and Team One spokesperson lead.
  • Close collaboration with counterparts in other agency disciplines, including Leadership (e.g. to create Team One stories, Creative (e.g. to create stories around work), PR team (e.g. sync on Lexus initiatives), Account, Strategy (e.g. PR lead for Strategy group initiatives), etc. to provide fully integrated marketing communications for Team One.
  • Develop promotional events for Team One.
  • Write and edit all press materials – press releases, alerts, photo captions, pitches, interview preps, correspondence, etc.         
  • Create story ideas.
  • Create and oversee social media strategy and execution for all owned channels.
  • Effectively use social media platforms to communicate Team One messaging, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn.
  • Create and manage budgets, including for paid media, events and internal billing.
  • Create strategy and oversee content creation for Team One social channels and website, including drafting and editing blog posts, and organizing content.
  • Lead for special projects as appointed.

Skill and Requirements:

  • Exceptional communications & writing skills a must
  • Ability to exercise good judgment; think and act strategically
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Clear understanding of client service 
  • Microsoft Office
  • PC & MAC
  • Apple Software
  • PhotoShop knowledge required
  • Flexibility to travel as necessary.
  • Weekends and nights may be required.
  • 8-10 years experience in public relations; consumer/lifestyle experience required; knowledge of and experience with social media tactics.  PR agency experience a plus.

 

Education:

Bachelor’s degree; Study focus in Public Relations, Journalism, English or Communications-related field preferred.

 

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