Head of Communications

Location Kansas City, MO (Hybrid)
Starts June 2022
Duration Direct Hire
Status Direct Hire
Rate Up to $125,000K; Annually
Our global financial services and commodity client is looking for a full-time Head of Communications with a relevant educational degree, proven PR and digital marketing experience and KPI tracking/development skills.

Hybrid structure, 3 days in office, 2 days from home. Must reside in NYC, Chicago or Kansas City. Vax required.

The Head of Communications will need to have a successful track record with delivering PR/Social Media campaigns and working with outside agencies. Exceptional communication and copywriting skills are a must to confidently write social media posts and press releases. Leadership and relationship skills are important as this role will have direct reports, work alongside internal teams and outside agencies. Lastly, the ability to build successful communication plans, track performance and develop and report KPIs.

Head of Communications Responsibilities:

- Work closely with the marketing team, PR and social agencies and other internal teams.
- Help drive brand awareness through appropriate press coverage and social content.
- Lead on the research, planning, and creation of an social media strategy based on commercial objectives and key business messaging.
- Team ownership for the day-to-day monitoring of all appropriate social media platforms, delivery of social media posts and response to inquiries.
- Create and deliver regular organic and paid social media campaigns and content plans.
- Identify proactive PR opportunities and work with PR agencies to produce press releases, write blogs, features and articles, create thought leadership content and arrange appropriate spokesperson interviews.
- Ensure all content gathered for media purposes takes a digital first approach with a focus on content optimization.

Head of Communications Qualification and Skills:

- Educated to degree level or equivalent
- Excellent attention to detail and proofreading
- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
- Previous experience leading a team
- Financial/commodity industry experience
- Paid Media experience, a plus



Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: pauline.stamminger@jobalert.creativecircle.com

About Creative Circle
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