VP, Communications in Remote US at CareerBuilder

Date Posted: 6/6/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Remote US
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    10 - 20 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

US - CareerBuilder



Job Summary:

The ideal candidate will be a strategic, visionary leader who can design and execute multimedia stories across internal and external audiences -- whether employees, partners or clients. You can take technical and analytic concepts and communicate them in simple and compelling ways. This role will oversee communications efforts including employee and executive communications, PR, thought leadership, social, awards and industry recognition, analyst relations and public affairs. The position reports to the Chief Marketing Officer. 

CareerBuilder is leading The Great RehireTM and we want you to come on board and help shape the movement!

Responsibilities of The Role:

  • Create the messaging pillars and external communications strategy that will propel CareerBuilder as a leading talent acquisition platform.
  • Act as lead storyteller for the brand and create unique and compelling company, category, and product/technology narratives to continue to raise our profile and elevate our brand in the market
  • Develop PR strategy, assembling persuasive content and story angles to proactively pitch to reporters, editors and producers in appropriate press verticals.
  • Devise news angles to coordinate response to incoming press queries as well as editorial calendar opportunities.
  • Manage content marketing team to deliver compelling and data-driven editorial content to our primary audiences that solidifies brand reputation but also drives interest and engagement.
  • Advance the strategy and voice for executive communications; including speaking engagements, media interviews, social media channels, and internal communications
  • Establish analyst relations programs with the industry’s experts for ongoing communication and education of industry analysts, facilitating analyst briefings and interviews and preparing analyst briefing tours, presentations, and documents
  • Recognize impactful policy trends translating those insights into actionable ideas into a cohesive communications strategy.
  • Develop strategic communications for public affairs activities, informed by prior experience
  • Develop proactive and reactive communications strategies to address issues that could impact the company's reputation. Develop a readiness strategy for crisis, unexpected and time sensitive situations.
  • Support a range of corporate issues and crisis communications situations including privacy/ data breach issues, digital technology, investigative reporting, and more
  • Experience working with legal teams, both in-house and outside counsel
  • Develop, manage, and execute earned events and awards strategy
  • Develop internal communication strategy and execution that drives culture and company pillars


Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Business, Communications, Public Relations or related field required. Masters' degree in Communications or MBA preferred.
  • 10+ years of proven communications experience in corporate/executive communications with a focus on data, technology or platforms and a strong emphasis on public affairs
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver high impact strategic external communication plans and results
  • Strong media relations experience and relationships not only with traditional journalist but with podcast and social media talent
  • Expert knowledge of the data and privacy industry
  • Excellent writer and detail-oriented editor with knowledge of journalistic style
  • Accomplished communicator and presenter with a track record of success and exceptional business partnering
  • Well versed in managing complex issues and multiple priorities with sound judgment and adaptability


*CareerBuilder employees are currently remote. We do have offices based in Chicago and Atlanta. When it is safe to return to the office, you will have the ability to continue to be remote or utilize the Chicago or Atlanta offices as determined by your manager.  



Benefits-We’re All About You! 

When you're focused on the goal, not the path – you can be more flexible, and that translates into more productive and satisfied employees. From flexible hours to volunteering during work hours to diverse education opportunities, CareerBuilder is committed to helping employees strike a balance. 

Here are just some benefits we offer:

  • Training that positions you to hit the ground running with ongoing learning and development courses; we never stop investing in our people.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Programs
  • Education Reimbursement Program allowing up to $5k per year towards completion of a Bachelor’s and non-MBA graduate degree, and up to $10K per year towards completion of an MBA
  • Global Wellness initiatives to promote financial, mental and physical health and well-being
  • 401(k) Program with a two year vesting schedule, discretionary match, and an opportunity to make Pretax and Roth contributions

CareerBuilder, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.


TSR ID: 002147