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Director of Communications

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The Energy Impact Center (EIC) seeks a Director of Communications to run press relations and messaging strategy for the organization. You will hone and convey The EIC’s narrative of reversing climate change through atmospheric carbon removal to audiences around the world.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

a) Press Relations

  • Experience identifying, pitching, and developing long term relationships with media and journalists​
  • Manage media relations and maximize media opportunities
    • Contact members of the media to set up interviews with company representatives
    • Acquire prominent video features
    • Vett incoming opportunities
    • Develop delivery and packaging plans for corporate messaging

b) Communications Strategy

  • Segment and understand our audiences, including improving the organization’s existing media tracking and CRM infrastructure
  • Establish clear messaging inline with organizational mission
  • Articulate our organization’s differentiation and value proposition to the larger market

c) Other

  • Secure speaking opportunities, awards, and other newsworthy opportunities
  • Writing (speeches, op-eds, ghostwriting, press-releases, etc) as needed

SKILLS

  • A storyteller with an eye for what is newsworthy and relevant in a cluttered, fast-paced international media landscape
  • Outstanding writing and grammatical ability paired with an ability to tightly proofread and copy edit
  • Keen time management and organizational skills
  • Eager to learn and grow alongside an advancing organization
  • Persuasive written and verbal communication skills leveraged to engage with reporters and media
  • Able to turn knowledge into exciting and useful messages and distribute them to the right audiences
  • Collaborating with diverse teams, and managing multiple initiatives at once excites you

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive existing relationships with journalists, domestic and/or abroad.
  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, communications, or business is preferred and a graduate degree in a related field is desirable
  • You have at least 8 years of communications experience – creating and implementing strategies and developing online content

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COMPANY

Energy Impact Center

POSITION

Director of Communications

DATE POSTED

Tuesday 7th July 2020

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