Corporate Communications Manager

VT Systems - Alexandria, VA (30+ days ago)


Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems)

DUTIES:

VT Systems is seeking an experienced Manager of Corporate Communications to lead the company’s communications and marketing activities, tradeshows, and events. The Manager, Corporate Communications is a highly visible role within across the parent company, headquarters, and subsidiary companies and will be responsible for performing the following duties with little supervision:

Communications, Marketing and Public Relations:

  • Manage the day-to-day implementation and execution of group-wide corporate communications and marketing activities.
  • Manage and coordinate media relations activities, including the drafting and editing of press releases, speeches, nominations, and other related materials; ensure the proper approvals of press releases with VT Systems and parent company’s senior management.
  • Consistently monitor and track media for mentions of VT Systems and/or subsidiaries.
  • Draft presentation materials for board meetings and speaking events.
  • Oversee development and production of marketing collaterals from concept to distribution.
  • Maintain corporate website; consistently review subsidiary websites to ensure brand compliance.
  • Evaluate and oversee corporate sponsorships and memberships as they relate to business goals.
  • Manage vendors for marketing and promotional items.
  • Manage company social media Facebook and LinkedIn accounts.
  • Design corporate advertisements, as needed.

Event Management:

  • Assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of annual tradeshows.
  • Manage corporate booth storage, maintenance and design.
  • Handle logistics for internal and external celebrations and customer events, including planning, coordination of team, invitations, guest list, gifts, etc.
  • Manage company involvement in annual local volunteer activities.

Brand Management:

  • Liaise with parent company and subsidiaries to update and enforce the corporate brand identity manual, and internal policies and procedures.
  • Closely work with parent company and subsidiaries to roll out and enforce brand strategy in alignment with brand harmonization exercise.
  • Maintain and develop a strong corporate brand and identity, ensuring consistency across various sectors and subsidiaries; continually review strategy to ensure alignment with parent company.

Budgeting:

  • Ensure departmental spending is within approved budget; evaluate and make recommendations on an annual basis.
  • Work closely with finance department to reconcile annual spending.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing/Communications or related field.
  • Must have 5-7 years of corporate communications, PR, or related experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Experience with Microsoft Publisher, Photoshop and Illustrator is desired.
  • Familiarity with social media marketing techniques.
  • Must possess strong communication and organization skills.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and work with various departments.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, on occasion.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Communications: 5 years

Education:

  • Bachelor's

Required work authorization:

  • United States