Full-Time

US Head of Communications

Dmg Media

Dmg Media

201-500 employees

Global multimedia news publisher reaching millions daily.


$190,000 - $210,000

Senior

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Extensive experience in Strategic Communications, Media Handling, Proactive outreach to other media, Internal communications and Public Relations
  • Proven experience in a senior communications role, with a track record of success in developing and executing effective communication strategies
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership and team management experience
  • Crisis communication experience is highly desirable
  • Familiarity with media trends and dynamics
Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement a cohesive communication strategy across the US aligned with organisational goals
  • Identify key messaging, target audiences, and channels for effective communication
  • Ensure the communications strategy across UK, US and Australia are aligned
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with media outlets and journalists
  • Work closely with the editorial team to distribute and place stories prominently to various broadcast and digital partners for promotion
  • Oversee internal communication initiatives (MyHub) across the US to ensure consistent messaging and alignment with company values
  • Implement strategies to enhance employee engagement and communication within the organisation
  • Oversee the organising of internal and external events for in-house (holiday parties) and commercial purposes
  • Understand and support the development and positioning of the Mail.com brand in the US
  • Craft and distribute internal and external press releases covering editorial and commercial activity to all relevant media
  • Oversee the creation of compelling and engaging content for various platforms, including press releases, articles, blog posts and social media
  • Lead and inspire a high-performing communications team, fostering a culture of collaboration, creativity, and excellence
  • Provide guidance, mentorship, and professional development opportunities for team members
  • Manage the relationship with external PR support when needed
  • Work closely with the Editor in Chief in the US and wider editorial teams globally
  • Keep aligned with the Director of Comms in the UK office
  • Support DMGT parent company
  • Work closely with Legal: collaborating on editorial issues, trademark, lawsuits, etc

dmg media stands out as a global leader in the media industry, reaching over 24 million people daily with its diverse portfolio of brands, including Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, Metro, and more. The company's commitment to delivering trusted, engaging content is evident in its recent launch of a dedicated Royal channel, further expanding its comprehensive news coverage. With a culture that prioritizes relevance and accuracy, dmg media offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment for those passionate about journalism and digital media.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Founded

2008

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

13%

1 year growth

23%

2 year growth

24%