Director of Media

Location Los Angeles, CA (Fully remote)
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate DOE
Our well known non-profit is seeking a full-time Director of Media to join their Communications team. This is a fully remote opportunity.

Director of Media Duties:
-Responsible for enhancing the organization's media visibility and advocacy by leading the digital strategy and press for the organization.
-Lead strategy for external communications and media inquiries consistent with the organizations priorities and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
-Copy edit all external communications (press releases, op-eds, letters to editor, e-mail marketing, social media, web content, and ad).
-Produce talking points and internal media guidance for all key issues.
-Develop and execute crisis communications plans.
-Conduct media training's for staff, clients, partners, experts, and organizational ambassadors, including on-air/camera interviews and public speech prep.
-Expand and maintain relations with local, regional, and national news outlets and editorial boards especially in the Southern California region.
-Secure media sponsors for events.
-Fulfill ad placements in radio, TV, digital, social, and out-of-home according to budget.
-Track audience engagement and produce regular reports of earned media hits, social media metrics, and ad reach.
-Supervise Media Team members and facilitate team meetings.

Director of Media Requirements:
-5+ years of leadership experience in media; public relations is highly preferred
-Strong understanding of content and digital marketing.
-Outstanding managerial skills to comprehensively supervise professional and support staff.
-A demonstrated understanding of advocacy campaigns and litigation.
-Strong media relations, issues management, and crisis communications skills, as well as a deep knowledge base in digital communications, website, and social media.
-Writing and copyediting skills for various types of communications including news stories, media pitches, admissions marketing, internal newsletters, internal communications, and crisis communications.
-Proven commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion especially in the workplace.
-Working experience with HTML, CSS, Drupal, and WordPress, as well as CISION and other press management and social media analytics software.
-Experience with project management systems such as Asana.


Director of Media Benefits:
-Medical, vision, and dental insurance for staff members and their eligible dependents;
-Life and long- term disability insurance;
-401(k) plan with employer match;
-Ample vacation and sick leave and fifteen paid holidays.

Please submit your resume and 3 writing samples to be considered!

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Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Lyla.Weiss@jobalert.creativecircle.com


About Creative Circle
Creative Circle is a recruiting agency, and we proudly match professionals with companies looking for talented team members. The above listing is for a role with one of our clients. Our connections at top companies get your resume in front of the right people and access to amazing positions that aren't posted anywhere else. If you’re a good fit for this role (or another we're currently working on), a local recruiter will reach out to schedule a screening interview. We present only the top candidates to our clients.

For Creative Circle to represent you for this opportunity, you must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need of employer sponsorship for a non-immigrant visa.