External Communications Manager

Location Parsippany, NJ (Hybrid)
Starts Interviewing Now
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate $135K
Our client is a large corporation seeking an External Communications Manager. This is a full-time role that must be onsite 3 days per week in the Northern NJ office.

The External Communications Manager will:
- Develop and maintain relationships with internal contacts and identify opportunities for media coverage
- Help identify and tell stories
- Partner with agency on how to penetrate stories into media
- Maintain steady flow of earned media coverage for the brand
- Create and execute media relations plans that drive awareness around sustainability initiatives and community engagement
- Help write and edit copy for press releases, articles, promotions, etc.

The External Communications Manager must have:
- 7+ years of experience in External Communications and Public/Media Relations, preferably from an agency
- Experience pitching/communicating with media regularly, planning and executing integrated communications campaigns, and securing earned media coverage
- Established network of PR and media contacts (or ability to cultivate new relationships with the right people)
- Experience prepping/training spokesperson for media
- Strong writing and editing skills
- Familiarity with communications vendor tools (such as Businesswire, meltwater, etc.)
- Bachelor's degree in Communications, PR, or related field

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Danielle.Aranya@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.