Director, Corporate Communications

Corporate Communications United States


Position at Fingerpaint Group

Director, Corporate Communications

Fingerpaint Group is seeking a Corporate Communications Director. The Corporate Communications Director will take a central role in internal and external marketing efforts, working across the organization to deliver strategic, creative programs in a variety of internal and external channels, with a focus on driving engagement with current and prospective employees; leading our external corporate campaign and managing paid and earned media plan; and managing and developing an awards calendar.

The person we are seeking is a creative storyteller with an established track record of developing engaging and compelling programs and content for use across a variety of platforms and channels. They think big-picture and can prioritize and effectively manage multiple initiatives. They know how to bring new and bold ideas into tangible programs that are relevant, meaningful, and impactful.

As an integral part of the Business Development and Corporate Communications Team, the individual will need to have strong writing skills, the ability to manage multiple projects from start to finish, and attention to detail. This role is expected to be proactive, organized, and creative to prioritize individual and enterprise-level responsibilities working with a variety of stakeholders. The role will interface with team members and stakeholders across the organization, requiring excellent communication (both written and verbal), collaboration, and project management, with experience working across functions and business units.

Key areas of responsibility for the Corporate Communications Director include:

  • Spearhead and create content for editorial calendars for both internal and external Fingerpaint Group communications activities
  • Collaborate with the People & Culture (P&C) team to plan, develop, and execute employee engagement program and employer branding in alignment with Fingerpaint Group’s values and commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging (DI&B)
  • Lead development and publication of content across channels, managing campaigns and day-to-day activities across paid and earned channels
  • Optimize content across platforms, integrating social content across other digital platforms and adapting thought leadership and long-form content for digital and social use
  • Partner with art, studio, copy, and editorial teams on creative asset development for use across initiatives
  • Work closely with teams to advance agency priorities across platforms with consistent messaging and alignment with our brand and culture
  • Lead entry development and submission for key awards programs against agency awards calendar
  • Help define and monitor effective benchmarks for measuring the impact of programs. Analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns to maximize results 

This role will report into the Business Development/Corporate Communications team and work closely with partner functions, such as People & Culture, Operations, and more.

What You Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in marketing, communications, business, biology, or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 6 to 8+ years of professional experience in marketing, public relations, or communications
  • Agency experience and/or health and sciences industry experience a plus
  • Ability to think strategically, creatively, and collaboratively
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Experience working with creative teams to develop assets and materials consistent with agency brand, messages, and priorities
  • Solid project management experience and organizational skills, including the ability to set and drive requirements across multiple functional areas
  • Experience with diverse marketing tactics, including awards submissions, paid media programs, digital/social media, and internal communications
  • Self-starter, requiring minimal supervision—ability to take a project and run with it is key
  • Strong communications skills and the ability to work with multiple stakeholders to prioritize tasks and projects effectively
  • Resiliency, adaptability, and comfort in ambiguity; ability to guide others through a dynamic work environment
  • Great relationship-building skills and a collaborative approach

Don’t meet every single requirement? That’s okay! Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Fingerpaint, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles! Our team of qualified recruiters can match you with the right opportunity. Fingerpaint Group provides equal employment [and affirmative action] opportunities to all applicants and employees. We are proud to recruit qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or citizenship status.