VP/ Dir, Corp Communications US
Digitas - Boston, MA

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VP/ Dir, Corp Communications US (
      Job Number: DIG003507 )
      Primary Location - United States-Massachusetts-Boston
      Description
      Vice President/Director – Corporate Communications

      What’s unique about Digitas? We are the top integrated brand agency with digital at our core and offices in 19 countries. We build active brands that inspire people to take action. We create business impact for Fortune 500 multi-national brands by pairing marketing, technology, creativity, media, and analytics. We’re leading the industry in mobile and social. What else? We have fun. We celebrate talent, we eat bagels together on Fridays, we let loose during creative recess, we compete at Digibowl tournaments, and we get dirty volunteering together in our communities. We have a one-of-a-kind culture. It’s the reason that, in the last two years alone, we’ve earned spots on over 20 awards lists like Coolest Places to Work and Best Companies to Work For. We have an environment at Digitas that fuels us to stay at the forefront of our industry.

      We’re searching for a Vice President/Director of Corporate Communications who will m anage the development and execution of communications initiatives to support the capability and agency goals.

      Tasks and responsibilities include:
      · Promote strategic positioning of Digitas with employees, prospects, clients, media, and industry
      · Drive social media strategy, engagement, and innovation
      · Manage and execute strategic plan for press platform events, internal, and crisis communication
      · Communications counsel, writer, and editor for C-Suite
      · Develop innovative, strategic and creative solutions to communication challenges to ensure key messages are effectively shared with appropriate external and internal audiences
      · Provide communications counsel and support to business and functional leaders, with the goal of improving the internal and external brand and reputation of the company
      · Write and edit materials for communicating with media, employees and other key audiences regarding news, issues management
      · Lead agency submission process for end of year trade publication evaluations with guidance from head of communications
      · Partner with U.S. office and HR leads to support local efforts with press releases, media and conference opportunities
      To qualify, you’ll need:
      · Four year degree
      · 10-12 years of corporate communications or PR agency equivalent required
      · Experience working with a PR agency partner or working within a PR agency environment
      · Ability to interact with and influence all levels of the organization
      · Ability to look through many lenses (press, client, prospect, CEO) to guide strategic communications and planning
      · The ability to think and act both strategically and tactically is critical to the success of the role
      · Excellent written and verbal communication skills; a passion for editorial and grammatical excellence
      · Strong organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects; and, adjust priorities in a fast-moving business environment
      · Strong ability to clearly articulate problems and present with a proposed solution; ability managing expectations
      · Internal client management and collaboration with the ability to build and maintain cross-functional relationships a must
      · An understanding of newer communication mediums, such as forums and blogs, and experience utilizing them effectively in communications programs is required
      • Candidate must be open to travel as needed

      Got what it takes?

      Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.

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