Global Communications Director - Digital
Develop world class communication to enable business transformation and growth
New position within a world leading organisation
About Our Client
My client provides a highly collaborative and exciting working environment with a true international outlook. They are a world leader within their sector and are seen as highly trusted and respected brand.
You will be responsible for defining, leading, planning and executing the communication strategy, both internally and externally.
This is a highly visible and pivotal position within a global organisation where some of the main responsibilities will be;
- Be responsible for the overall performance of the Digital communication area
- Be accountable for all strategic communication within and from the function supporting the digital transformation in all its dimensions of the business
- Be accountable for a communication roadmap to enable operational transformation and change communication process
- Develop a communication approach that helps to position the Digital area
- Act as a strategic business partner and contribute to the development of the function's strategy and Business Plan
- Proactively contribute in business strategy & planning discussions to ensure business communication goals and deliverables are aligned with overall business plan and directions
- Drive business outcomes by developing and leading more effective and efficient ways of communication towards relevant stakeholders, both internally and externally when and where relevant
- Ensure communication objectives and initiatives are well anchored and understood by the management team, the retail markets and other relevant stakeholders
- Work across group functions
The Successful Applicant
You will be a passionate communications professional and be highly comfortable and familiar with the how communication is changing the world with deep insight and understanding of the digital transformation and technology. You will naturally have excellent knowledge and ability to turn complex concepts and processes into simple, comprehensible and relevant communication for different audiences.
You will have a successful track record from communication to lead a major business transformation effort impacting across a large business, and you appreciate the mix of providing both strategic direction as well as having a hands-on approach when necessary. You are passionate about coaching and mentoring business leaders about how communication can enable better business results with the ability to communicate verbally, visually and in writing in an inspirational way.
For this role we believe you will have a clear successful track record of both external and internal communication experience with proven affinity for digitally enabled businesses, products and services. You will have excellent and highly developed leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to build trusted relationships on all levels.
You will have experienced a transformation journey and most likely be from the retail, technology, travel or other relevant consumer sectors. You may have worked for a disrupter business or from a business that has expereinced being disrupted by new entrants.
What's on Offer
Competitive basic and package with excellent career prospects.