Director of Marketing Communications

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Our client, a global publisher, requires a new Director of Marketing Communications, based on the East Coast, USA. You will work with key product marketing and sales leaders to develop highly focused, cost effective marketing plans. With annual plans in place, you will work with content and campaign managers on to develop and execute successful data driven content programs.

You will leverage systems and team members to report on program performance, track and share outcomes, and identify best practices.

We need a solid B2B content marketer with a solid understanding of how to make go-to-market plans succeed.

The Director must display a broad understanding of contemporary B2B marketing programs, tools, and techniques to drive product awareness.

You will also be responsible for the overall performance of your team and for each members professional development.

This role is designed for a strong communicator and independent thinker looking for both management experience and hands-on responsibility.

Skills & Experience:

  • 8-10+ years experience in B2B product marketing and/or marketing communications
  • Degree, ideally in marketing or communications
  • Experience developing and managing annual marketing plans and budgets
  • Track record of creating excellent marketing content and campaign strategies
  • Ability to translate business goals into communications
  • Experience reviewing and analysing data to make informed decisions
  • The ability to proactively keep pace with best practices and technologies
  • Confident in communicating at both the “big picture” and granular detail
  • Experience in STM, publishing technology, library information

Internal Communications Manager

Our client, a leading STM publisher with offices in Beijing, requires a new Internal Communications Manager.

Reporting to the Head of Internal Communications, you will actively contribute to the development and delivery of the Internal Communications strategy.

You will be responsible for defining and driving an editorial calendar that supports business priorities and creating or commissioning the resulting stories that need to be told.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish and manage a global editorial committee and editorial calendar.
  • Commission, create and edit content for engaging stories across the organisation.
  • Edit and approve content from other colleagues, including senior leaders.
  • Manage communications across a variety of forms (print, online, audio, video, presentations, etc.)
  • Use all available communications channels effectively, including web, social media, print, email and face-to-face, and be involved in evaluating and deploying new channels.
  • Build effective working relationships globally.
  • Contribute to initiatives and projects aimed at addressing specific communication needs.

Skills & Experience:

  • A suitable professional qualification in communications or related field
  • A good understanding of the role internal communication plays in corporate messaging and staff engagement
  • Experience with community, social media and collaboration tools, notably Microsoft Office 365 and all MS Office packages
  • Experience of working in a Corporate Communications role, communications agency, in-house newsroom or similar
  • Perfect English language writing and editing skills
  • Strong story-telling skills, and the ability to make content engaging and accessible to a wide variety of internal stakeholders
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to build relationships with and influence senior stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Able to work autonomously across cultures and time zones