Director of Communications

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 14, 2011
Closes
Nov 13, 2011
Duration
Full Time

Director of Communications

 

Conde Nast, a division of Advance Publications, operates in 25 countries and is home to some of the world’s most celebrated media brands. In the United States, Conde Nast publishes 18 consumer magazines, four business-to-business publications, 27 websites, and more than 30 apps for mobile and tablet devices, all of which define excellence in their categories. The company also owns Fairchild Fashion Media (FFM), whose portfolio of brands serves as the leading source of news and analysis for the global fashion community.  Conde Nast has won more National Magazine Awards over the past ten years than all of its competitors combined. Follow us @CondeNastCorp.

 

 

Conde Nast is seeking a Director of Communications to join the Corporate Communications team.  The position reports to the Vice President of Communications & Digital Strategy.  The Director of Communications will work to promote growth divisions and initiatives including the Conde Nast Media Group, Ideactive, Consumer Marketing, Editorial Development Group and Licensing, among others and will contribute to the development and execution of the company’s social media footprint and strategy as well as provide sound counsel to senior executives with strong interpersonal finesse and sound judgment.  The ideal candidate will craft relevant, engaging pitches around individuals, projects or initiatives and deliver appropriate coverage that expands and enhances corporate messaging.  

 

 

Skills/Experience:

  • 5-10 years relevant work experience
  • Undergraduate/Graduate degree
  • Detail oriented and creative
  • Big picture thinker who can also drill down when necessary
  • Diverse background in both trade and consumer media
  • Solid high level contacts with publishing, digital and advertising/media writers
  • Fluent in all press activities including red carpets, press briefings, speaking conferences, Q&A
  • Expert problem-solving skills and adept at handling crisis communications
  • Excellent writing skills for developing messaging, bios, Q&A and press releases
  • Personal and professional use and understanding of major social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr among others
  • Thorough understanding of the digital landscape and how to elevate Conde Nast’s profile online
  • Able to quickly assess and advocate for opportunities

 

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