As the Director of Communications, you will lead the team responsible for developing and activating the corporate narrative for Compass. You have built messaging architecture and have a keen understanding of what stories will resonate with reporters, and relationships with reporters from top business and tech publications. As a seasoned media pro, you know how to train executives to communicate a message and adeptly handle issues. As the leader of the PR team, you are a skilled people manager that hires, develops, and inspires top talent.
At Compass You Will:
Develop the message architecture and a calendar for sustained media outreach
Develop and manage Compass’ relationship with top reporters from business, tech, and trade press
Secure speaking opportunities for executives at key events
Pursue awards for the company and our executives
Handle issues and crisis communications
Respond to media inquiries and serve as an on-the-record Compass spokesperson
Ensure all executive spokespeople are aligned on the Compass narrative, media trained, and prepared with compelling, accurate messaging and data
Oversee a team that supports our agents with listings/real estate press for them and their sellers
Manage external vendors, including PR agencies
Maximize the value of every media opportunity by amplifying content across channels
What Were Looking For:
10 years of experience in PR and communications
Creative, high-energy optimist who sees opportunity in any challenge
Great media relationships that will be relevant for Compass
A low ego executive who is a fit for our collaborative culture
Track record of providing strategic counsel to C-level executives
Excellent business judgment in a fast-paced environment
International experience is a plus, not a requirement.
Website : https://www.compass.com/
Launched in 2013, Compass is a technology-driven real estate platform with offices in New York City and Washington, DC. Compass provides comprehensive brokerage services, combining exceptional agents with best-in-class technology to make the process of buying, selling, or renting a home intelligent and seamless.