Manager, Executive Communications

Job Locations US-NY-Yonkers | US-DC-Washington
ID
5018
Category
Communications, Marketing & Public Relations

WHO WE ARE

Founded in 1936, CR has a mission to create a fair and just marketplace for all. Widely known for our rigorous research and testing of products and services, we also survey millions of consumers each year, report extensively on marketplace issues, and advocate for consumer rights and protections around safety, digital rights, financial fairness, and sustainability. CR is independent and nonprofit.

THE OPPORTUNITY

As a core member of the Communications team, the Manager, Executive Communications oversees strategic initiatives to ensure that the CR story and the full range of the organization’s work is captured in both internal and external executive communications with a focus on executing broad writing support for a variety of audiences, including donors, philanthropic institutions, partner organizations and media.

 

These strategies are grounded in CR’s goals, including engaging CR members, advancing policy protections for consumers, and mobilizing partners and allies to grow consumer power and hold corporations accountable to critical safety, privacy and health standards.

 

A cover letter is required with your application. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Draft executive thought leadership materials such as social media content, op-eds, white papers, speeches and board presentations.
  • Develop executive presentations in collaboration with CR leadership and colleagues on the Communications team.
  • Research opportunities to advance CR thought leadership.
  • Stay abreast of consumer and marketplace trends to identify opportunities to demonstrate CR’s commitment to creating a fairer, safer and more transparent marketplace for consumers.
  • Support at times CR representatives who speak on behalf of the organization at events or other industry venues.
  • Train, recruit and manage staff with a focus on creating an innovative, collaborative, and performance-driven culture as needed.
  • Collaborate with outside public relations firm(s).

ABOUT YOU

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or a related field.
  • Minimum of four years of strategic communications experience.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • At least two years of experience writing, including social media content, for an executive.
  • Excellent writing and research skills.
  • Your past positions have included providing strategic communications counsel to cross functional partners and engaging with senior management.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • You can collaborate well with others across a highly matrixed organization.
  • Ability to influence others through compelling communications.
  • Current on external news, trends and issues, utilizing knowledge of competitive landscape, marketplace trends, best practices and technology.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and actively seeking feedback.
  • You keep commitments and act with integrity.
  • Promote collaboration and inclusion and can leverage connections and communications interdependencies. 

THIS POSITION REQUIRES YOU TO BE FULLY VACCINATED PRIOR TO YOUR START DATE

EEO STATEMENT

Consumer Reports is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decision without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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