Senior Manager, Digital PR and Internal Communications

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Position Summary:
 VICE is seeking a communications professional to oversee communications efforts for two areas - our digital publishing business and internal communications efforts for VICE employees.
 This position will serve as a key member of the global communications team, acting as the primary communications contact for our digital business. At the same time, this person will also help coordinate and plan internal communications projects and events while also innovating new communication tools for optimal results.   Success will be measured by this personâ??s ability to multi-task and to be able to lead both internal and external constituents.  Weâ??re looking for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, an insatiable curiosity and a drive to tell the VICE story.
Primary Responsibilities:
 For Digital Communications
Lead all strategic efforts to amplify work of our digital team across vice.com, socials and digital platforms.
Write and edit press releases, media advisories, briefings and statements.
Exhibit deep understanding of both our digital content and the digital business to be able to proactively plan new ways to share news about VICE digital.
Build deep relationships with reporters/media outlets, influencers and other external stakeholders.
Build partnerships and opportunities for on-the-ground brand extension efforts
 
For Internal Communications
Determine and manage information to share with VICE staff and how its delivered.
Develop and manage internal processes to enhance global coordination and alignment of communications activities.
Liaise with global teams to share and send out VICE information, as appropriate.
Manage VICE corporate website with up-to-date information.
Suggest and activate new ways of communicating for best results.
Manage the systems and process for staff speaking opportunities.
 
Requirements:
5+ years minimum experience in communications for news, documentaries, current affairs, preferably in a media, entertainment, or other similar work environment.
Bachelorâ??s degree in journalism, public relations, communications, digital studies, or related field
Superb writing skills
Proven project management capabilities
Proven track record of securing high-level media coverage
Strong existing relationships with media, including business and trade journalists
Ability to drive productive communications with both internal and external audiences equally well.
Passion for VICE content.
If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know.  We will work together to best meet your needs.
 
DISCLAIMERS:
Equal Employment Opportunities : VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity. At VICE, we understand that inclusion and diversity is a major benefit to our employees, our readers and viewers, and our company culture. We treat all applicants and employees fairly without regard to age, alienage or citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status and partnership status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion/creed, sexual orientation, arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, credit history, unemployment status, salary history, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, status as a veteran or active military service member, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. VICE requires that all employees have proper authorization to work in the U.S. Should an applicant require employment sponsorship, VICE will determine, in its sole discretion, whether such sponsorship will be provided. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with the New York City Fair Chance Act or other applicable state or local laws.
*Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation. The requirements and essential functions described above are not an exhaustive list and instead are meant to describe the general nature and level of work required of the job. VICE reserves the right to modify the essential functions of this position where a legitimate business exists.
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