Director / Manager of Communications, Public Relations, and Investor Relations

Confidential Company  •  Boston, MA

8 - 10 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/26/17
Confidential Company
Boston, MA
8 - 10 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/26/17

Essential Functions:

  • Investor relations—help to lead the development of quarterly earnings announcements (press releases, CFO remarks, earnings script, Board summary report, quarterly fact sheets and investor presentations, annual report, all-employee message, quarterly all-employee meeting). Manage analyst road shows, investor conferences and inquiries. Assist with shareholder outreach, oversee IR website, and manage internal IR information portal.
  • Employee communications—manage internal newsletters, intranet home page, and otherinternal knowledge sharing communications; develop agendas and manage multiple employee communications channels and meetings including company-wide meetings. Lead several communications committees to promote news and information at CRA.  
  • Human Capital communications—serve as thought partner to the Human Capital function, especially around internal / external communications for recruiting and new hire integration, learning and development, benefits, service anniversaries, etc. Assist with on-campus communications and content creation for career centers and lead social media and PR strategies to build awareness about what it is like to work at CRA.
  • Public relations—develop and distribute press releases; manage reporter requests and relationships; place guest columns and other CRA thought leadership; collaborate with CRA clients on PR programs about CRA work product; manage CRA’s PR policy and processes for press releases, media interviews, and external thought leadership; provide media training and interviewing tips; create daily news reports to monitor mentions; research PR and blogger opportunities to expand external branding; reprints/copyrights as needed.
  • Corporate communications—reputation management; workplace surveys; link to social, volunteer and corporate giving committees; key point of contact in crises (office closings, employee relations issues, etc.).
  • Alumni communications—guides junior staff responsible for quarterly alumni newsletters, online LinkedIn community, and alumni events.

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 7-10 years of experience in communications-related field (including investor relations), with at least 3 years of managerial experience
  • Excellent writing and editing skills 
  • Strong verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in matters of significance
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to adapt to new information, changing conditions or unexpected obstacles


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