Crisis Communications Director

 

CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

The Crisis Communications Director executes strategic planning and tactical response on important client accounts. He or she coordinates and encourage the team’s efforts toward meeting the client’s expectations. They have excellent written and oral communications skills, pay keen attention to detail and have strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.

They proactively contribute ideas to projects and are willing to assist with after hours crisis work. The Director fully understands the client's business model, goals, opportunities and measures for success. They cultivate relationships with relevant reporters, actively participate in new business development and develop kglobal talent through mentoring, training and setting a positive example.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum experience: 5–7 years in Crisis Communications, Public Affairs or Strategic Public Relations
  • Experience in media relations
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, attention to detail and strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Available to assist with after hours crisis work
  • Desire to assist in developing new business under direction of a kglobal Partner
  • Flexibility in working on varied assignments

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as project manager for crisis communications accounts
  • Ensure client deadlines are met and schedules are kept
  • Help design strategic communications campaigns for crisis clients
  • Fully understand the client’s business model, goals, opportunities, challenges and frustrations
  • Write and edit materials, including letters, emails, blogs, memos and news releases
  • Cultivate relationships with relevant reporters and editors
  • Participate in new business development with kglobal Partners

PERKS AND BENEFITS

  • Health / Dental / Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • 10 Paid Federal Holidays
  • Flexible Paid Time Off + Vacation Policy
  • Business Macbook + iPhone
  • Fully Stocked Kitchen
  • Paid Professional Development Opportunities
  • Excellent + Convenient Location at Farragut (3 blocks from all metro lines)

If interested, send your resume and cover letter to gene.grabowski@kglobal.com.

If interested, send your resume and cover letter to gene.grabowski@kglobal.com.