Director, Corporate Communication

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Ref#: 31208
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

Description:
The Corporate Communications & Public Relations Department is an award-winning hub for Entercom’s internal and external communications, including business and industry media relations; financial communications; local public relations; programming, talent and event publicity; crisis communications and reputation management; social media; and executive thought leadership.

The Director plays an integral role in shaping and elevating the company’s brand and reputation. This role supports the Head of Communications in driving the overall communications strategy for the company, serves as a day-to-day media relations contact for the company and its local stations, and manages junior team members. This is a dynamic department with a demanding workload and high visibility among senior executives.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and execute press strategy for Entercom’s portfolio of local stations and brands
  • Lead consumer publicity for marquee events, including leading, managing and staffing red carpets and media room publicity for major concert events
  • Foster relationships with key media contacts and secure media coverage
  • Pitch and coordinate media interviews for local station leadership
  • Serve as day-to-day-liaison for local brand executives 
  • Collaborate with senior management and serve as in-house communications counselor 
  • Increase overall positive industry awareness for the company through executive visibility programs 
  • Develop and manage internal processes to enhance global coordination and alignment of communications activities across the company’s portfolio of brands 
  • Lead development of high-quality press materials, including press releases, executive bios, talking points, social media content and other related press materials 
  • Oversee media analysis, media monitoring for relevant company activity and industry coverage 
  • Manage junior team members
  • Work with external vendors as appropriate 

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree, 10+ years of communications and media relations experience 
  • Account leadership experience
  • Experience with corporate communications and consumer public relations

Knowledge/Skills:
  • Experience securing national and local coverage in traditional and online media
  • Ability to manage and retain highly confidential information is critical for this position
  • Experience working with senior executives 
  • Strong media relationships
  • Sports business and media experience a plus 
  • Exceptional writing and editing abilities
  • Superior organizational skills and great attention to detail
  • Proactive, creative thinking and team player
  • Work well under pressure
  • Organized with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and manage time effectively
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office Suite, including Power Point, and media monitoring, tracking and reporting tools like Cision

About Us:

Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).

EEO Statement:
Entercom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Entercom affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Entercom, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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