VP of Communications

Location Chicago, IL (WFH flexible)
Starts Fall 2021
Duration Full Time
Status Full-Time
Rate Depends on Experience
Our client, a rapidly growing leader in the IoT industry is looking for a VP of Communications who can join their team full time.

The VP of Communications must have:
- Bachelor?s in journalism, Marketing, PR or similar
- 10+ years of experience (agency & in-house)
- 8+ years of managing communications personnel
- Tech industry experience
- Understanding of public speaking & conferences
- Ability to travel (national & international)

Preferred experience for the VP of Communications:
- Enterprise software, SaaS, IoT, or Telecommunications
- Private and public companies

Responsibilities of the VP of Communications:
- Owning the PR / communications strategy & best practices
- Ensuring all business units are positioning the company properly
- Managing & leading media relations outreach & usage
- Managing communications personnel
- Leading thought leadership planning & execution
- Ensuring the delivery of coherent messaging for key executives across blog, byline articles, media appearances, conferences, etc.
- Overseeing the creation of original content
(press releases, bylined articles, customer case studies, blogs, video scripts, emails)
- Cross-collaborating with product marketing, customer marketing, & field marketing to create original content / edit and proofread other content as needed
- Tracking/measuring the success of communications

*This client offers unlimited vacation time off, wellness benefits, and social impact projects

The client is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for this position. If there is a bona fide medical or religious reason why you cannot be vaccinated, you may contact humanresources@creativecircle.com. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact humanresources@creativecircle.com.

NOV. 2021

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Kailey.Carter@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.