Director Of Communications
Company: GreenWaste Recovery
Location: San Jose
Posted on: August 6, 2022
About the Company:GreenWaste has been an industry leader in
recycling and waste diversion for more than 35 years and is on a
growth trajectory after private equity investment in 2021. Our
business was founded on principles of environmental sustainability,
and innovation is a cornerstone of our ongoing operations and
growth strategy. GreenWaste specializes in all aspects of material
collection, processing, and sales, tailoring our service offerings
to the unique needs of our customers and communities, and helping
to shape the evolution of the solid waste and recycling industry.
We work directly with 20+ municipalities and 50+ jurisdictions,
operate highly regulated facilities in 10+ locations, and have
1,000+ employees.We are seeking an experienced, successful and
engaged Communications Director to join our team. This position is
expected to work out of our corporate office at 610 E. Gish Road in
San Jose, CA and limited job-related travel may be
required.Position -Summary:GreenWaste is seeking to fill the
position of Director of Communications. This role's main function
will be to oversee all communications involving the organization
including the development and implementation of a communications
strategy and a broad and diverse range of business
communications.Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
--- Develops and implements a communications strategy and
campaign(s) for the corporation that builds and maintains a
positive corporate brand and reputation.
--- Oversees corporate communications, content and branding in
various online and print platforms such as LinkedIn, Instagram,
Twitter, Facebook, ESG registries, award programs, and industry
--- Oversees the development, content, tone, and maintenance of the
corporate website including methods to deliver message, ease of
navigation, and clarity of information; ensures that all content is
current and relevant.
--- Provides consistent and timely information to employees through
various communications programs, videos and newsletters.
--- Acts as corporate spokesperson, is the primary media contact
and responds to members of the media in a timely manner; composes
and distributes press releases as needed.
--- Develops and maintains positive professional relationships with
various members of the media.
--- Assists executive leadership in developing presentations,
speeches, and other important corporate messages.
--- Provides suggestions concerning graphics, clarity, tone,
distribution, and press releases for preparation of reports.
--- Develops, implements, and adheres to communications budget.
--- Develops, composes, distributes, and implements polices for the
--- Strategic advisor on communications related to high growth
areas of the business.
--- Champions communication strategies to stakeholders across
various channels, audiences and geographies.
--- Manages external public relations and/or lobbying firms.
--- Stays current with industry trends, benchmarks and best
--- Performs other related duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and
--- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
--- Superior ability to write in a journalistic style that is
customary for corporate and external publications.
--- Ability to offer sound media relations advice to senior
--- Development of corporate narrative.
--- Proven track record translating strategy into actionable
--- Proven track record engaging and influencing key stakeholders
and leveraging audiences.
--- Change leadership.
--- Organized with attention to detail.
--- Excellent managerial and organizational abilities.
--- Excellent interpersonal skills.
--- Natural collaborator.
--- Ability to work with C-level executives, management, employees,
media, state and local government agencies, and the larger
--- Ability to coordinate efforts of various teams and align
communication across internal and external channels and
stakeholders in order to present a coherent and consistent
--- Crisis or high stress with short time frame communications.
--- Waste or recycling industry knowledge.
--- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related
--- Bachelor's degree in English, Business, Communications, Public
Relations, Journalism, Humanities, Social Science, or related
field. [Prefer Master's degree.]
--- 12+ years of experience in communications, including in-house
--- 5+ years of experience in the development of social media
--- Valid Class C licenseLanguage Skill:
- Proficiency in English [Prefer additional proficiency in
--- Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a
--- Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.Work
EnvironmentTypical work week Monday through Friday, but may need to
work other times. Typical office environment, visits facilities and
other environments on occassion.GreenWaste provides equal
employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for
employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type
without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin,
disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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