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Director Communications in Irvine, CA at Advantage Solutions

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/4/2018

Job Description

Director Communications – CPG Experience

The Director of Communications leads the creation and implementation of marketing communications programs to key external stakeholders and business development targets including clients, retailers, vendors, acquisition targets, investors, press, etc. This individual will need to build strong relationships internally and externally and must have exemplary writing skills and strong understanding of the CPG industry. This individual is accountable to deliver complex corporate marketing programs that drive customer engagement, help uncover revenue and profit generating opportunities, and raise the Company's brand visibility and recognition.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and refresh all assets on Company's official social media pages and accounts, working closely with internal stakeholders including TA (which leverages social accounts for job postings).
  • Work with team to curate relevant content and craft compelling commentary and copy for multiple social channels and executions.
  • Help be the voice of the brand - proactively engage users in online/social environments Develop and manage media-based promotional strategy for generating awareness and recognition among prospective and existing clients and investors.  Maximize the advertising budget's impact.
  • Assist in the selection and management partnerships with influential trade publications e.g. Ensemble IQ.
  • Support members of the ELT as needed in writing client communications, speeches, presentations, FAQs and talking points for industry events, conferences, board/analyst/shareholder meetings, quarterly conference calls, associate Town Hall meetings, etc.
  • Proactively leverage trade media opportunities to maximize the PR strategy.

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of Communications experience, preferably in a corporate setting
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to cultivate relationships at all levels, including Executive and C-Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience managing a website/content and understanding of web development process
  • Experience creating and managing print communications including white papers
  • Experience using/communicating in alternative mediums, e.g. social media

Advantage Solutions is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management, and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. Advantage Solutions services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC dba Advantage Solutions is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.