We are looking for a Sr. Director, Communications & Marketing who will be responsible for developing, executing and overseeing Giant Spoon’s overall PR and communications strategy, including tactical implementation. This is a hands-on position that will develop multi-channel, multi-touch communications and marketing programs including but not limited to: PR and social media strategies, managing agency award programs, and conferences & events. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement PR strategies to support our company goals, people, and work, while actively working to increase brand awareness and shape public perception
  • Oversee, develop, and pitch messaging for announcements, launches, and additional initiatives
  • Develop and manage strategic PR/communications framework for the calendar year
  • Foster existing industry relationships as well as establish and develop new connections with ad trade press, industry influencers and general media professionals.
  • Manage speaking circuit strategy for partners and executive team, focusing on opportunities that represent Giant Spoon’s values as a company
  • Manage awards programs for the agency, the work, and our employees
  • Craft the continued development of an internal communications plan, including key leadership announcements and employee communications
  • Co-manage Marketing Coordinator, including regular feedback and career development 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 10+ years of experience in a comparable role in a fast paced creative environment, preferably in creative agencies
  • Advanced knowledge of PR strategy development and execution
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas in an engaging way for various target audiences across a range of channels
  • Superior research and storytelling skills, including verbal and written communication
  • Network of existing media relationships in the advertising and adjacent creative industries
  • Proven successes with media outreach in traditional and social media channels
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task and seamlessly move from project to project
  • Understanding of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion matters/topics, with the ability to handle respective communication in an empathetic and transparent way
  • Ability to effectively manage and mentor team members


The anticipated salary range for this position is $140,000 - $185,000. Salary is determined based on a wide range of factors, including relevant experience, knowledge, skills, job duties, and geographic location. For this role, we also offer programs such as medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k) matching, paid time off, and various other benefits and perks.

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