Altice USA

Director Regional Optimum Communications

Altice USA, Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Duration: Full Time

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We’re building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve.

Job Summary

The Director, Communications will lead strategies and programs in support of Optimum’s five Regional Areas. The role will report to the VP of Optimum Communications.


  • Create and implement PR and internal communications strategies for Optimum’s regional leadership across 5 areas.  
  • Partner with Local Market Managers to execute communications strategies
  • Collaborate with enterprise communications colleagues to ensure local strategies are aligned with corporate strategy and goals.
  • PR Work:
    • Serve as Optimum spokesperson in the 5 Areas on local matters
    • Identify opportunities to generate local media strategies and track results for new and existing initiatives to build Optimum’s local presence and reputation
    • Field press inquiries for local activity
    • Coordinate with enterprise communications team to include local media activity in corporate / enterprise reporting and tracking
  • Internal Communications work:
    • Provide internal communications counsel and support to Optimum Market Structure leadership
    • Identify opportunities and help craft messages for local leadership to tell the Optimum story to local employees
    • Coordinate with enterprise communications team to cascade and leverage enterprise messaging and work into local internal communications
  • Travel expected in support of 5 Area General Managers
  • Plan, lead and/or advise on external and internal events both large and small for specific business units or at the enterprise level
  • Contribute new ideas and champion best practices across the entire Communications organization and the AUSA business as a whole, where appropriate.
  • Participate in the development of a thriving, inclusive culture throughout the organization.


  • 8+ years of strategic communications/public relations experience, preferably related to media, telecommunications, technology, or consumer products and services.
  • Experience working with reporters
  • Successful track record of both managing large campaigns/programs and working with clients and/or business leaders in a counselor setting.
  • Firm understanding of best practices for modern corporate communications as it relates to the use of content, digital channels, social media etc.
  • Possess: endless curiosity about his/her craft as well as trends influencing business and culture; a can-do attitude; an appreciation for the importance of the team, a strong worth ethic; a good sense of humor.


Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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This position is identified as being performed in/or reporting to company operations in New York State. Salary ranges are supplied in compliance with New York State law. Pay is competitive and based on a number of job-related factors, including skills and experience. The starting pay rate/range at time of hire for this position in the posted location is $141,372.00 - $201,960.00 / year. The rate/range provided herein is the anticipated pay at the time of hire, and does not reflect future job opportunity.