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Director, Corporate Communications | North America

Job Name

Director, Corporate Communications | North America

Country:

United States of America

City:

Miami, FL

Function:

Marketing - Communication - PR

Reporting Line:

VP Global Communications

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Lori Block

About the role

YOUR OPPORTUNITY:

The Director of Communications for North America is responsible for internal and external communications for one of the largest regions of the business. Join PRWeek 2022 Best Place to Work In-House team. We are a team of storytellers, creators and content builders who showcase our business, our culture and our people. We are a small, but very successful group of communications aficionados. How? We work as a team, respect deadlines, roll up our sleeves and love a challenge.

 ABOUT YOU:

This role is for a strategic, creative thinking, best-in-class communicator who is an excellent writer, organized and ready to think outside the box. You know how to inspire and motivate teams to bring campaigns to life but also jump in and get in the weeds. You are a strategic, seasoned leader, who can do it all - plan, prioritize and execute with excellence, managing C-Suite executives with grace and a constant flow of projects and personalities. You thrive on coming up with the next greatest way to bring a story to life - be it through written, audio, or visual mediums. You are a highly engaged employee and want to bring everyone along for the journey.  You are the voice for the Senior Leaders of Bacardi, working behind the scenes to keep Bacardi Primos informed, engaged, and excited about our storied organization. You are also the connection to the outside world, creating scroll-stopping headlines for the press that showcase our leadership in trends, culture, and the industry.  

This role will report to the VP of Global Corporate Communication, and will be based in our Miami, FL corporate office (Hybrid schedule).  (Not eligible for Remote or locations outside of the Miami/Fort-Lauderdale area.  

Responsibilities


RESPONSIBILITIES - WITH OUR CONSUMER AT THE HEART YOUR KEY FOCUS WILL BE

• Lead Corporate Communications for Bacardi in North America and reporting directly to the Global Head of Corporate Communications serving as strategic storyteller, change influencer, and content creator
• Provide strategic communications guidance for regional leadership and change management programs supporting the Regional President and Leadership Team
• Have a pulse on the news externally to identify headline-making news ideas, pitches and press releases that drive our business priorities
• Manage a direct report focused on Internal Communications for the region
• Collaborate with Corporate Communication leads in other regions to ensure consistent messaging across the global organization
• Produce visual and written content to reinforce internal campaigns
• Work closely with agency teams to activate innovative Internal Comms, including Global and Regional webcasts, live in-person events, Digital Video series and more

Skills and Experience

• You are passionate about company culture and delivering great work that is creative and informative.
• Embodying a Founder’s mentality; an entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to be self-directed are highly prized qualities in this team.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred
• 7-10 years of experience of internal comms, PR and/or journalism and publicity experience, preferably supporting a corporate environment in a leadership capacity
• Ability to work autonomously, leading projects and reporting back into various teams across functions on progress, issues, and successes.
• Proficient in Adobe PhotoShop. Other graphic design and publishing software knowledge a plus
• Strong verbal and written communication skills; proven skills as copy editor
• Expertise in social media channels, best practices to drive engagement and trending content and apps

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.