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Senior Director Marketing and Public Relations

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Our client, with a very top spirits/wine portfolio, is currently seeking a Senior Director Marketing and Public Relations.
Based in the Chicago suburbs - local candidate highly preferred.
Adult bev industry experience ideal.
This is not a traditional Brand Marketing leader - very integrated with communications, branding, social media, digital, media relations, marketing strategy.
Will lead a team of 4 including 2 Directors.SUMMARY: Develops, manages, and coordinates strategic media and public relations programs; manages the activities and operations of marketing & communications department and staff.RESPONSIBILITIES: --- Develops and implements long- and short-term public relations plans to meet goals and objectives. --- Manages proactive media relations strategy designed to cultivate relationships with targeted media and generate publicity that increases company awareness. --- Conceptualizes and manages story angles and materials used in pitching targeted media. --- Plans and coordinates trade shows, conferences, and other industry events; attends trade shows, conferences, and other industry events. --- Manages preparation of all press and strategic documents including but not limited to press releases, press kits, articles, case studies, and bylined articles. --- Manages company press clippings, publication library, and contact database.--- Organizes and maintains a master calendar of all public relations and media events. --- Develops results measurement matrix for projects; analyzes, assesses, and reports on effectiveness of projects and campaigns. --- Manages budgets for all projects. --- Manages and oversees activities with advertising agency, brand strategists, and other department managers/staff to maximize public relations effectiveness. --- Develops and manages media training and interview preparation and provides feedback and counsel after media interviews. --- Hires, trains, supervises, motivates, and develops public relations staff; manages schedules and workflow. --- Assigns duties and monitors quality of work; assures staff conforms to organizational policies and procedures and government regulations. --- Provides day-to-day guidance and oversight of subordinates; actively works to promote and recognize performance. --- Keeps up to date on overall activities of the team, identifying problem areas and taking corrective actions. --- Performs other related duties as assigned by management.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: --- Directly supervises employees within the Marketing & Communications department(s). --- Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. --- Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.QUALIFICATIONS: --- Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or equivalent;
At least ten years related experience --- Demonstrated proficiency in supervising and motivating subordinates --- Ability to work with all levels of management --- Commitment to excellence and high standards --- Excellent written and oral communication skills --- Excellent presentation skills --- Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills --- Ability to manage priorities and workflow --- Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm --- Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees--- Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines --- Strong interpersonal skills. --- Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels. --- Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions --- Creative, flexible, and innovative team player --- Demonstrated ability to make successful presentations to individuals and/or groups at all levels of an organization --- Ability to conceptualize creative concepts--- Ability to direct and recommend cost-effective creative solutions --- Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively in writing. --- Passion, enthusiasm, focus, creativity, and a positive outlook. --- Professional appearance and demeanorJoin this top team - newly added position!Please send qualified resume to:

Keywords: The Judge Group, Chicago , Senior Director Marketing and Public Relations, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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