Vice President, Media And Public Relations

Department: Communications
Reports to: SVP, Global Brand and Strategic Communications
Location: NYC Office

Reporting to the SVP Global Brand and Strategic Communication, the Vice President for Media and Public Relations will help lead the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy and plan to leverage and enhance the position of Catalyst as the go to source for thought leadership and actionable solutions on advancing women and diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  This is a crucial time for women in the workplace and you will join an organization that is at the forefront of helping organizations create workplaces where women and everyone  can thrive. We are looking for a talented media and public relations expert that will join a passionate and determined communications team that is developing new and enhanced ways to share the work of Catalyst, engage others on the journey, and advance the mission.

You will be responsible for increasing visibility and awareness of the brand, mission, research, solutions and impact and will contribute to elevating the reputation of Catalyst among key audiences regionally, nationally, and globally.

You will recommend and implement traditional and new PR approaches to reach and influence Catalyst’s multiple target audiences across different channels.  You are an entrepreneurial thinker who will identify ways to package and deliver the Catalyst story in ways that breakthrough. As a media relations expert, you will develop plans that will enhance and expand Catalyst’s visibility in top tier media. You are digitally savvy and will have demonstrated expertise in developing and executing social media strategies and tactics to engage key influencers and stakeholders as part of an integrated public relations and communications approach.

You will develop a measurement plan to assess the impact of PR and media strategies and tactics and identify optimization opportunities. Building relationships with external influencers will be part of your role.  Additionally, you will support the SVP in communications positioning and execution for the President and CEO. You will oversee and direct communications strategy/execution for regional offices/PR media consultants and agencies.

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Your Education and Experience Requirements

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree, Graduate degree preferred. Minimum ten (10) years of direct public & media relations and communications leadership experience across industries or sectors. Agency, corporate communications, journalism with strong communications background desirable.  Strong social media knowledge and experience.  Excellent writing skills.  Strong verbal communications skills. Demonstrated track record of PR and Media Relations success.

How to Apply

Please email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to [email protected] with “VP, Media and Public Relations” in the subject line. Due to the large number of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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