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Communications - Director, Media Relations

Company: Citadel LLC
Location: New York
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Job Description:

The RoleThe Corporate Affairs and Communications team is responsible for media relations, employee communications, issues management, executive communications, branding, talent marketing and philanthropy for Citadel and Citadel Securities. The team is committed to supporting the firm's business objectives and plays a critical role in developing and protecting the firm's reputation among a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders. Working across every business and function at one of the world's most successful global financial services organizations, the team shapes strategy, generates impact and brings the Citadel and Citadel Securities brands and impact to life. The Director of Media Relations will have day-to-day responsibility for driving media relations activities across Citadel. The individual will work closely with Business Heads to manage a robust proactive and reactive press program that effectively tells the story of Citadel's exceptional success, differentiates the firm from competitors, and positions Citadel as employers of choice for prospective talent. This individual will play a critical role in Citadel's overall communication strategy, ensuring consistency of the company's message to external audiences. The ideal candidate is a seasoned press practitioner who is a hands-on self-starter and team player with great curiosity, high energy, and a bias toward solving problems in new and innovative ways.Responsibilities:

  • Manage activities with the press that promote, enhance, and protect Citadel's brand and reputation.
  • Develop and execute media relations strategies to support Citadel's government relations efforts.
  • Take an active role in assisting senior Citadel executives by preparing talking points and conducting media training to assist key executives' interaction with the media. -
  • Retain and develop press relationships and develop and execute a proactive media relations program to further extend Citadel's profile in the mainstream press.
  • Work in close collaboration with the head of Communications to ensure that execution is well coordinated across the broader team. Work in partnership with Investor Relations, the General Counsel, Human Resources, and the businesses to ensure activities are well coordinated and achieve a superior outcome.

    • 7-10 years of experience with media relations at a global, highly competitive financial services firm with a demonstrated track record of working with, advising and gaining trust of senior leaders.
    • Strong network of external stakeholder relationships, especially within the business press.
    • Brings a commercial mindset that can anticipate future business opportunities and develop media strategies to address them.
    • Connects business and communication decisions to business strategy and core values.
      Location: New York

Keywords: Citadel LLC, New York , Communications - Director, Media Relations, Executive , New York, New York

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