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Associate Director, Strategic Communications (Open to all US based locations)

Company: Cognizant
Location: Teaneck
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Associate Director, Strategic CommunicationsOur rapidly growing team is seeking a public relations professional to lead media relations and other PR activities related to Cognizant's philanthropy, corporate sponsorships, and the Center for the Future of Work! The successful candidate will be a compelling storyteller, impactful writer and have outstanding media relations skills. This newly created role, based in North America, is part of the global corporate PR team and your responsibilities will include developing and implementing PR strategies and tactics that bring to bear leaders with vision and thought leadership assets, Corporate sponsorships and events, and Cognizant's global corporate philanthropy initiatives to raise awareness of and promote Cognizant as an industry bellwether and breakthrough brand.ResponsibilitiesInclude:Lead PR efforts for Cognizant's CFoW to promote awareness of our CFoW thought leadership and subject matter specialists and lead agency resourcesBuild and implement master media strategy to promote CFoW, including assets such as the Jobs of the Future Index, The Work Ahead, and the regular cadence of special reportsPitch and/or facilitate media interviews, bylines, blog posts, newsjacking responsesIdentify appropriate tactics, strategies, and methods relevant for the promotions of our publishingCoordinate localization/implementation of PR strategy across geographies/partners, by working with local teamsFacilitate regular communications among CFoW team, Cognizant PR team, PR agency for program updates, planning sessions, etc.Coordinate with specialists on promotion of our content via social channelsCognizant Foundations: Serve as lead PR liaison with our Foundations in the US and India, as well as other corporate giving teams, to generate goodwill and positive brand association by promoting Cognizant's dedication to giving back in the communities where our associates live and workDevelop master PR strategy for our corporate giving"including grant-making, volunteer, and pro bono activitiesPartner with the Cognizant US Foundation PR lead (a member of the Foundation staff) in amplifying and rapidly growing reach of news - including new grants, special initiatives, and our thought leadershipCorporate sponsorships: Working with internal/external partners, serve as Cognizant lead on developing and executing PR strategy to amplify our corporate sponsorshipsServe as primary PR liaison to organizations with whom we are partnering"including Aston Martin, PGA/LPGA, XPRIZE, and others TBADevelop and implement announcement strategy and long-tail "rolling thunder" PR opportunities to improve sponsorship over full dedicationSupport event planning and promotionCoordinate with Cognizant social media team to amplify in social channelsJob Location : Teaneck, New Jersey, United States || Anchorage, Alaska, United StatesEmployee Status : Full Time EmployeeShift : Day JobTravel : NoJob Posting : Apr 16 2021About CognizantCognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @USJobsCognizant.Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email CareersNA2@ with your request and contact information.JobSummaryJob number: 00042046791Date posted : 2021-04-16Profession: CorporateEmployment type: StandardExperience: 10 - 13 years of experienceSDL2017

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