Sony Music Entertainment – Director, Corporate Communications (US)

About Sony Music Entertainment

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

Responsibilities
  • Develop communications strategies and tactics around the company’s values and stories.
  • Ensure Sony Music has strong communication plans and execution in place for its employee networks and key milestones throughout the year.
  • Partner with Corporate Communications team members and key senior executives and stakeholders to execute on communications strategies.
  • Manage several projects simultaneously while working collaboratively with the corporate communications team and internal stakeholders.
  • Develop integrated storytelling to support and elevate the voice and work of Sony Music employees.
  • Work with key external partners to create communications opportunities.
  • Generate new ideas and collaborate with others in a matrixed, creative environment.
  • Drive consensus across various business units for company’s communications goals.
  • Assess audiences to leverage appropriate communications channels and develop content to meet different needs for communications strategies.
  • Collaborate with the company’s Employee Resource Groups to effectively capture and communicate company stories and values.
  • Continuously challenge the messaging and channels to keep content fresh.
Qualifications
  • Six to eight years in communications at a global corporation or equivalent experience.
  • Direct experience with Diversity and Inclusion communications a plus.
  • Proven ability to thoroughly and concisely advise on communications strategies, build relationships with internal and external audiences and enhance the overall organization’s culture, diversity and performance.
  • Experience in successfully pitching journalists and developing media opportunities for high profile brands and executives.
  • Strong writing skills including talking points, op-eds, strategic blog posts.
  • A strong team orientation and experience required.
  • Track record successfully managing internal and external communications at a global company including ability to collaborate with colleagues across the globe and understand cultural differences to ensure appropriate messaging.
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure with a sense of humor.
  • Ability to influence and drive positive change as an effective business partner.
  • Strong presentation and communications skills.
  • Critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills.

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