General summary: the communications and pr manager is responsible for the development of the vetsource communications strategy, spanning both internal and external audiencesYou will work closely with marketing leadership and other stakeholders across the company to ensure all of our customer and partner facing announcements and communications are compelling and delivered appropriatelyYou will also drive internal communications efforts to support brand and marketing alignment across vetsource.
Build an external communications strategy for the company that includes amplifying the vetsource brand and a regular cadence of public facing news/stories.
Collaborate across the company to ensure a unified voice for all vetsource external communications and to identify opportunities to tell the vetsource story.
Write press releases, announcements, and corporate communications.
Support executive communications as needed.
Lead internal media training and the creation of an internal speaker’s bureau.
Serve as the point of contact for internal communications related to brand and marketing initiatives.
Serve as the internal subject matter expert on effective storytelling that leverages the vetsource value proposition.
Manage outside communications partners as necessary.
Track metrics and results on executed communications deliverables and initiatives; prepare executive level reporting on all communications.
Experience and qualifications:
Experience developing and implementing communications strategies related to multiple product lines and audiences.
Communications leadership role in a b2b2c company and ability to develop communications for both business and consumer audiences.
Demonstrated success in high growth environments.
Outstanding writing and verbal communication skills.
Ability to balance/prioritize many projects at once and stay on deadline.
Highly detail oriented.
Experience managing external resources.
Ability to work with minimal direction on projects.
Work as part of a team within the department and the entire organization
Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience.
Minimum 8 years experience in a communications role either at an in-house department or agency.
Animal health industry experience
In-house communications experience in a rapidly growing company
Ability to adapt and self-direct in response to changing needs and deadlines
Tolerance for an environment where dogs may be present (office areas only)
Organizational responsibility statement
In addition to the job-specific responsibilities listed above, all employees are expected to support and model vetsource’s core value principles: do the right thing every time; treat others the way they want to be treated; embrace change; be innovative; get it done; work hard, have fun! employees will be held accountable for knowledge and effective application of these principles.
Vetsource is an equal employment opportunity company.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classifiedFurthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
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