Lead Communications Job Description

Lead Communications Job Description

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Lead communications provides communication guidance and support, including developing and executing communications plans, defining key messages, and writing for various types of digital media.

Lead Communications Duties & Responsibilities

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In collaboration with the Haitian Red Cross and external partners, and with the support of the HQ Communication Staff, coordinate the production of various communication materials for a Haitian audience, online stories, photos and videos
Leading and/or participating in project planning sessions with communication departments and team members to analyze requirements and design systems
Develop and execute on a comprehensive strategic communication plan to support key program within IT Risk & Security Program specifically Data Protection, Application Security and Governance Risk & Compliance
Provide strategic advice and counsel to stream leads supporting their efforts to bring meaning of IT Risk program to all stakeholders & business partners
Attend and participate in various project meetings to ensure awareness of communication needs and gather appropriate requirements
Primary responsibilities include managing data calls, including intake and response for all external reporting requirements for OCIO including content and channels
Handle and field all external media enquiries in a timely and efficient manner
Partner with internal planners and administrators to define event objectives, schedules, required resources and measures of success for all events
Maintain Internal Conference Services intranet site to provide information, updates, act as resource to all internal planners
Manage/oversee project team’s project planning, execution, and communication products/deliverables

Lead Communications Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Lead Communications

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, CCNA, ITIL, IAT, II, ADKAR, MCSE, CCNP, CISSP, MWC

Education for Lead Communications

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Employers hiring for the lead communications job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, Education, Business, English, Communication, Military, Technical

Skills for Lead Communications

Desired skills for lead communications include:

Medical terminology
ACD reporting and MS Office software
HIPPA compliance and various health insurance types
Health plans
Media production
Visual media
Nuclear command and control communications

Desired experience for lead communications includes:

Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Marketing, Communications, English or related field
Minimum 5 years of experience in marketing, sales and communications in the pharmaceutical industry
Significant communications experience
Good experience working with PR agencies
Develop print, electronic and presentation materials for internal and external communities
A Bachelor’s degree in business, public affairs, communications or related field

Lead Communications Examples


Lead Communications Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of lead communications. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead communications
  • Provide detailed reviews of all products, ensuring products are developed with the highest quality in terms of “look and feel” in addition to content
  • Manage/oversee other strategic communication efforts as they are identified or proposed (e.g., SharePoint development, knowledge management solution)
  • Manage all aspects of the marketing platform including email development (template designs, calls-to-action, and content used in our email sends), testing & optimization, lead scoring, database management and reporting & analysis
  • Lead and assist in the development of the project communication mechanisms (e.g., communications center, website)
  • Facilitate alignment between the State and vendors selected as project business partner(s), both internal and external, on communication management methods, processes, and standards
  • Facilitate cross-functional team communication for timely issue resolution
  • Develop targeted guidance and coach/counsel leadership to improve communication outcomes and elevate business segments/functions self-service capabilities
  • Provide a senior creative service to the division, whilst managing design resource across all projects to promote best design practices, this will mean procuring work from our in-house and external design agencies on a business needs basis, utilising designer’s and developers with the right level of experience and specialist skills to deliver our projects
  • Overview of all briefing and scoping documents to ensure constant evolution of our innovative and creative offering
  • Have an awareness of all mixed discipline creative projects and be able provide support at any point to give creative guidance and hands on input where necessary
Qualifications for lead communications
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience in public affairs
  • Undergraduate degree and at least five years of experience working in a multi-media setting
  • Must possess a range of communications platforms and techniques -- video, social media, intranet, blog, graphics, Powerpoint, email
  • Must have the ability to identify new communications trends and develop new skills as needs arise
  • Must have extensive experience producing videos and graphics (using the Adobe product suite)
  • Must have the ability to analyze and present communications results and make recommendations to improve communications effectiveness

Lead Communications Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a lead communications. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for lead communications
  • Manage the production of all TF communication materials and act as brand guardian for all programme and project communication and engagement products
  • Develop and deliver an integrated communication and engagement strategy for the national Transforming Forensics (TF) programme
  • Manage effective relationships with communication and engagement counterparts across policing, government and industry, in particular those police forces engaged with TF
  • Manage the communication budget or spend
  • Horizon scanning and monitoring of media and communication channels for threats, risks and opportunities and provide advice on these as appropriate
  • May be responsible for all aspects of marketing communications for a business line
  • Evaluate impact on strategic marketing communication planning objectives and strategies
  • Coordinate and supervise the conference services event staff and resources and provide close coordination with internal support teams (e.g., audio/visual, travel, facilities) and other cross-functional departments
  • Develop and manage client relationships on a daily basis
  • Regularly facilitate client meetings
Qualifications for lead communications
  • Oversees teams working on complex messaging projects and assignments, providing guidance as necessary and ensuring message consistency
  • Ability to share writing samples and examples of previous internal communications campaigns
  • Strong analytical, planning, critical thinking & problem solving
  • Superior verbal/written communications skills for effective interfacing with non-specialist technical team members (domestic and international) with internal and external stakeholders
  • Network performance engineering
  • Knowledge of Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) and security appliances (firewalls, IDS/IPS)

Lead Communications Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a lead communications. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for lead communications
  • Maintain an annual regional communication calendar incl
  • Content Administration - Performs various content administration duties, including web page creation, edits, updates, and expirations, all while meeting the team’s SLA
  • Provide a 24-hour point of existence as a means of notification for all secure faxes
  • Liaising with key stakeholders regularly and ensuring communication between the Programme Manager and other senior stakeholders
  • Drive employee engagement programs in the US and assist worldwide, including driving awareness and excitement around key news moments, vision, product strategy
  • Support the CIO's office and members of the IT Leadership team to ensure key messages are delivered effectively
  • Lead Corporate Communications will work closely with the Baltic, Nordic and U.S. colleagues
  • Develop, maintain, and execute the Communications Plan
  • Work collaboratively with clients and internal partners (Account Management, legal, creative teams, ) to strategize, plan, and ensure execution of a variety of marketing campaigns and programs to meet business and corporate goals
  • Strategic consultation partnership with support segments -- crafting various communications
Qualifications for lead communications
  • At least 5 years in leading a team of up to 5 direct reports throughout geographic area, influencing other team members
  • Experience reviewing, analyzing and summarizing media coverage into an executive summary for wide distribution
  • Candidate subject to Public Trust suitability screening
  • Microsoft Office (Word/ PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated experience with implementing SEO recommendations, creating and managing PPC campaigns, and monitoring search engine performance
  • Knowledge of the principles, standards, and methods for effectively communicating technical information in print and digital formats

Lead Communications Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a lead communications. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for lead communications
  • Responsible for determining partners in philanthropy and managing all corporate philanthropy engagements and corporate giving budget to achieve maximum impact
  • Coordinate communication with project milestone events, activities, and results
  • Develop methodologies and educate project staff on protocols that support a coordinated flow of project communication
  • Programme reporting and risk management
  • Maintain working knowledge of other major functional areas and skill to integrate and communicate that information
  • Recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
  • Attending meetings, preparing meeting agendas and minutes
  • Facilitating client and internal meetings
  • Updating budgets & project forecasts
  • Reviewing action lists
Qualifications for lead communications
  • MD degree in arts
  • At least 3 years of internal communications experience in manufacturing
  • Creativity – ability to introduce and manage the communications channels that will deliver the plan
  • 7+ years of experience with architecting and designing large-scale VoIP solutions-5+ years of experience with Cisco or applicable equipment-2+ years of experience with network signaling protocols, including SIP, SIMPLE, XMPP, and H.323-1 year of experience with troubleshooting carrier and various connectivity issues for IP and TDM and IP networking fundamentals-Secret clearance required
  • Minimum of 8 years experience providing support in computing, UC solutions, Local Area Networks and project leadership/management required
  • IExperience with designing, implementing, and supporting Video Conferencing solutions - Polycom solutions preferred

Lead Communications Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a lead communications. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for lead communications
  • Continually research best practices, use cases, and trends for earned and paid advertising across all social channels
  • Work with account managers to transform client requests into digital communications that engage, impress and inspire loyalty across all constituent groups
  • Working with teammates, develop and maintain a calendar of all active campaigns, their digital components, and their release dates
  • Ensure that all communications strategies and activities support the desired positioning of the company
  • Write and assist editing all internal announcements and communications
  • Work closely with HR, PR and IR to assist writing press releases and internal communication materials
  • Drive innovation to ensure that the internal communication processes and channels are best of breed and improve employee engagement and internal reputation management
  • Plan, edit and write content for a variety of internal communications mediums, such as a staff intranet, eBlasts, digital content and video
  • Monitor U.S. -based channels to ensure CGI’s brand is well protected and promoted
  • Foster the creation of and help evolve social media presence (ex
Qualifications for lead communications
  • Aptitude to logically assess and troubleshoot hardware and software difficulties, and to determine accurate resolutions
  • Commitment to keep up-to-date with IT trends and developments
  • Incumbent will be required to be available 24-hours a day, seven days a week
  • Content creation and editing skills
  • Excellent track record in stakeholder management
  • Leads development, maintenance, and implementation of complex communications programs/plans that identify key messages, target audiences, and intended outcomes

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