Overall primary function is to represent Target Stores both internally and externally; coordinates and manages the company's public relations and media relations strategies.
Being the primary spokesperson for Target Stores externally to media and on community crisis issues.
Managing overall public relations strategies for Target Stores
Responding to media inquiries about the company.
Coordinating news releases on store openings, store closings and other company issues.
Coaching, counseling and training team members from senior vice president to store executives on handling media inquiries.
Counseling senior management on public relations strategy.
Managing public relations agencies
Being the a liaison with other company departments on issues including legal, real estate, government affairs, community relations and advertising.
Manages budget of media relations department.
Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Relocation provided.
Post secondary degree in communications, public/media relations or journalism, and a minimum of 7 years related experience Excellent news judgment Well-cultivated contacts within print and electronic news media and knowledge of the unique attributes of each Outstanding written, oral, and presentation skills Excellent organizational skills to plan, manage, and execute media projects Ability to manage multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment Ability to work well with all levels of management Strong creative, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills Ability to plan and manage media events and briefings Excellent people management skills