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Job Title:  Dir Marketing Communications, PR & Social Media
Location:  oak brook, IL, US

Director Marketing Communications, Public Relations & Social Media


Position Overview

Responsible for planning, development and implementation of the organization’s marketing communications and public relations activities. Responsible for managing the public relations & social media departments. Builds and sustain Redbox’s reputation for being America’s choice for affordable home entertainment. Ensures brand message is consistent, timely, and relevant. Write and deliver press releases and handles all communication sent to the public. Oversee development and implementation of support materials and services for marketing, social media, communications and public relations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for creating, implementing & measuring the success of: a comprehensive marketing, communications and public relations program to enhance position within the marketplace and the general public
  • Direct all public relations activities including working with media outlets to publish timely company information, such as press releases, brochures, and other materials.
  • Develop and implement social media strategies. Oversee social media marketing campaigns and day-to-day activities including: development of relevant content topics to reach the company's target customers. Create, curate, and manage all published content (images, video and written). Build and sustain online communities. Grow online supporter base and traffic.
  • Manage relationships with media outlets and maximize media opportunities.
  • Drive corporate strategy and message development
  • Refine core messaging to ensure organizational consistency in all aspects of communication
  • Advocate on behalf of the company brand with external stakeholders and the media across all communications channels and vehicles.
  • Develop strong relationships with media reps.
  • Develop delivery and packaging plans for corporate messages.
  • Team with internal depts on internal publications; newsletters, releases, announcements, etc

Education & Experience

  • Minimum 10+ yrs demonstrated success in consumer facing public relations, marketing communications, and social media
  • 5 yrs exp direct management and leadership of a team
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, public relations preferred. Graduate degree in a related field is desirable
  • Experience working nimble, high growth environment is desirable.
  • Demonstrated leadership including organizational and project management skills

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent skills in communications in all forms with a demonstrated mastery of the communications process
  • Extensive knowledge building engaged communities and brand advocates across all social media platforms
  • Excellent relationship development skills; collaborative in work style and ability to interact with and influence a diverse, large number of people across and at different levels within the organization
  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the design and execution of cross functional marketing communication programs
  • Demonstrated successful experience writing press releases, making presentations and negotiating with media.
  • Ability to both anticipate and actively capture the questions and needs of an audience in order to ensure that the associated communication meets them where they are at
  • Ability to synthesize; take complex material and create succinct communications
  • Capable of driving large, complex communication programs from ideation to execution


Redbox® is always on the lookout for innovative thinkers. If you like solving problems in new ways, if you’re passionate about ideas that become businesses and you want to be part of a team that values you for everything you are, check us out. You’ll find a diverse, dynamic and welcoming work environment full of exciting challenges and endless opportunity.

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Posting Notes: || United States || Illinois || oak brook ||  ||


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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