Senior Vice President, Communications Director

Automotive Detroit, Michigan New York, New York Washington D.C., District Of Columbia Chicago, Illinois Dallas, Texas Austin, Texas Houston, Texas San Francisco, California Costa Mesa, California Los Angeles, California Dearborn, Michigan


Description

Position at Hill+Knowlton Strategies

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Hill+Knowlton Strategies is looking for a dynamic Senior Communications Specialist, U.S. Ford Division to work directly with Ford Land and our Ford Motor Company client in Dearborn, MI.

 

Here’s what you’d be doing:

 

  • Partner with the various Ford Land workstream leaders (Corporate Communications, Government Affairs and the Workplace Experience) to seek out and strategize on the content, communications and storytelling opportunities to engage multiple audiences.
  • Work with Corporate Communications to shine a light on Ford Land key initiatives and projects and identify opportunities for Ford Land to contribute positive stories to the overall story enterprise.
  • Support the Chairman and CEO of Ford Land with presentations, speeches, messaging for events and media statements.
  • Engage with Ford Land global teams to share global campus transformation stories including capturing and maintenance of Dearborn campus transformation photography and videography libraries.
  • Prepare statements, Q & As, news releases and fact sheets as necessary for Ford Land efforts
  • Organize community meetings and engage with residents to inform them of impactful transformation milestone activities
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

 

 

Here’s what you’ll need to get here:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field
  • At least 7 years of managing/leading communication development
  • Communication examples demonstrating use of innovative and engaging communication mediums
  • Experience working with and developing executive communications
  • Experience supporting internal communications within a large, preferably global, organization
  • Project management experience
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated self-starter, proactive and willing to take initiative
  • Able to work under deadline pressure and balance multiple priorities
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated competence in Microsoft office tools (i.e., PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Excel, and SharePoint), social media tools (e.g., LinkedIn)
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • The physical and mental requirements to meet the above listed job responsibilities.

 

 

Ready for your next chapter?

Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary expectations. If there is an opportunity to interview, a member of the H+K Talent Acquisition team will contact you directly.

 

About

Hill+Knowlton Strategies is an international public relations company with over 85 offices around the world.

We believe that every corporation, every brand, every

client has a public and today’s public is more powerful than ever before. They have the power to topple CEO’s, reshape corporate and brand strategy, kill products and create unicorns. Today’s public demands truth, transparency and the highest behavioral standards. 

Our client obsession means constantly evolving new products + services to help brands and the public communicate. Always in beta.

At H+K our belief is that the agency is a canvas for everyone to write their own story. This job description is written at a moment in time; whatever role you take at H+K we expect you to evolve that role; it should be different tomorrow than it is today and set new standards in the industry.

Join our team and harness the power of the public.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Hill+Knowlton Strategies does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, national origin, or ancestry.

 

JT