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Dow Jones

Director, Communications

New York, NY

Job Description:

Communications Director for the CEO, Dow Jones

About the Role

The Communications Director for the CEO is responsible for developing content and helping execute Dow Jones's CEO communications strategy. Reporting to Dow Jones's SVP and Head of Communications, and working closely with the SVP of Strategic Initiatives and Chief of Staff, the director will be responsible for developing all CEO communications and preparing the CEO for both external and internal engagements. The director will lead communications materials pertaining to the CEO and the Office of the CEO, including external communications, media appearances, employee communications, briefing documents and social media. This person will also work closely with Dow Jones's broader executive leadership team to identify ways to leverage the role of the CEO to enhance all parts of the Dow Jones business.

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  • Reporting to the SVP and Head of Communications, but working closely with the Office of the CEO, you will be responsible for helping develop and execute the CEO communications strategy.
  • Draft and manage talking points, statements and content for all external and internal CEO engagements (media interviews, employee engagements, company meetings, thought leadership opportunities, etc.)
  • Build and present briefing documents to prepare the CEO for external and internal speaking engagements.
  • Write and/or edit CEO communications, effectively capturing both CEO's voice and company's strategic priorities.
  • Write and/or edit CEO op-eds, speeches, letters from the publisher.
  • Develop, write and edit monthly newsletter from CEO.
  • Work closely with the Dow Jones communications team on issues management situations and CEO media relations.
  • Partner with the communications team to identify and secure high-value speaking opportunities.
  • Maintain a regular cadence of communications from the CEO to employees and teams. based on company milestones and employee and business successes.
  • Manage and enhance CEO's profile across social platforms such as LinkedIn.

Skills and Experience
  • 12+ years of internal and external communications experience.
  • Extremely strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong grasp on global issues, current events and business trends, particularly in news and media.
  • Experience working with high-level executives and advising on communications strategy at top levels of business.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Reputational risk and crisis management experience.
  • Available to work at the Dow Jones New York City office full time (5 days)

Our Benefits
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plans
  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans
  • Lifestyle programs & Wellness Resources
  • Education Benefits
  • Family Care Benefits & Caregiving Support
  • Commuter Transit Program
  • Subscription Discounts
  • Employee Referral Program

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Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - OCEO

Job Category: Communications & Corporate Affairs

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Pay Range: $65,000 - $200,000

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company.As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates.The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world's top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

Req ID: 41588

Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: DowJones-Job_Req_41588_694901754
Employment Type: Full Time

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