Communications Director

Location
Washington
Posted
Jan 20, 2011
Closes
Feb 19, 2011
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Communications Director
The Atlantic

The Atlantic Media Company is seeking an experienced public relations/communications specialist with energy, creativity, strong writing skills and knowledge of the media business to be Communications Director for The Atlantic, based either in The Atlantics office in Washington D.C. or its office in New York City. The Communications Director for The Atlantic will be responsible for raising brand visibility; will play a central role in strategic communications strategy for The Atlantic and will also work on press/public relations for Atlantic Live events. The successful candidate for this position will report to The Atlantic Media Companys Vice President for Corporate and Strategic Communications, Linda Douglass.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactive press outreach and public relations with trade and other media
  • Outreach to consumer media on behalf of The Atlantics Washington DC-based editorial staff
  • Play a central role in strategic communications strategy for The Atlantic and will also work on press/public relations for Atlantic Live events
  • The successful candidate for this position will report to The Atlantic Media Companys Vice President for Corporate and Strategic Communications, Linda Douglass

Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate Include:

  • Ability to work independently and proactively towards a goal
  • Outstanding record of achievement in current/past positions
  • Superior professionalism, discretion, and judgment
  • Strong work ethic
  • Creativity, persistence and tenacity
  • Effective time management and organization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Spirit of generosity, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude
  • Bachelor's degree


To learn more and apply online, please visit www.atlanticmediacompany.com.

The Atlantic Media Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.