PR & Communications Director (contract)

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Rightpoint, a Genpact company (NYSE: G) is a global experience leader. Over 700 employees across 12 offices work with clients end-to-end, from defining and enabling vision, to ensuring ongoing market relevance. Our diverse teams lead with empathy, data and creativity—always in service of the experience. From whiteboard to roll-out, we help our clients embed experience across their operations from front to back office to accelerate digital transformation through a human-centric lens. Rightpoint has been recognized among the top customer experience consultancies in The Forrester Wave™: Customer Experience Strategy Consulting Practices, Q4 2020. For more information, visit rightpoint.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

 

 

PR & Communications Director

 

***Please Note*** This is a contract role scheduled through Q1 2021, with possibility of hiring on.

 

We are looking for a creative, energetic and experienced PR professional to join our team! We are growing fast and you would be joining at the perfect time to accelerate growth and directly impact our future success.

 

 

Our Commitment to You

No matter who you are, where you come from, who you love, what you believe, or what you get excited about, we bring people together to make phenomenal work. That's what makes us Rightpoint!

 

 

What You’ll Be Doing And The Impact You’ll Make

  • Develop a comprehensive communications strategy across platforms and identify public relations opportunities, goals, and tactics for Rightpoint that support the organization's strategic plan and mission.
  • Create a media relations engagement strategy and planned roster of storylines and releases/placed stories that build our brand.
  • Develop proactive, effective and compelling media messages and story ideas and create new opportunities for Rightpoint spokespeople.
  • Create and maintain a calendar of PR-worthy moments, milestones, announcements, etc., and monitor news coverage.
  • Develop relationships with media relevant to Rightpoint and pro-actively cultivate media coverage aligned with the PR Strategy.
  • Identify speaking opportunities for Executive Leadership that will enhance the company visibility in the UK and Europe.
  • Lead a proactive analyst relations strategy to strengthen our visibility and market positioning with leading analysts. Work with external analyst firm to execute.
  • Partner with Rightpoint’s Research team to spearhead market research to understand our target markets and competitive landscape
  • Closely collaborate with other Marketing team members--advising and activating the communications aspects of campaigns to strengthen top-of-funnel awareness, generate leads, and accelerate the sales pipeline.
  • Manage and partner with PR agency.
  • Partner with VP of Marketing to launch the next phases of the brand identity and marketing strategy to the US and Europe.
  • Establish strong internal relationships with key stakeholders within Sales, Solutions, and Regional Leadership to gain a deep understanding of our short-term and long-term business goals.
  • Consistently incorporates the voice, vision, mission, and shared values of Rightpoint.
    What we’d love to see:

 

  • Strong understanding and proficiency in integrated marketing initiatives - including but not limited to PR, analyst relations, content marketing, influencer marketing and digital media.
  • Deep connections with trade and business media in US and Europe markets.
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience in communications and public relations ideally in the digital agency space, experience in customer experience and digital transformation a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, journalism, business, English or a related field.
  • Proven experiences developing communications plans, marketing strategies, and social media campaigns.
  • Extensive media and public relations experience including pitching and securing high profile stories to media outlets.
  • Exceptional storyteller with written skills and history of developing content for different platforms and events.
  • Must be both a big picture strategist and have a "do-er" mentality.
  • Enthusiastic and enjoy working in a dynamic, flexible, fast-paced environment.

 

EEO Statement: 

Rightpoint, a Genpact Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. We are committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.  

 

 

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Location

We’re located in the Loop, across the street from the Lyric Opera House and the Chicago River and just steps from the L and both Metra stations.

An Insider's view of Rightpoint

What are some social events your company does?

The best is the Leadership Breakfast where the office leaders make a full blown cooked in office breakfast for everyone…..or the Chili Cookoff….we do great food events!

Brad

VP, Delivery Excellence

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

This is my favorite part of working at Rightpoint! We have such a wide knowledge base across teams. Our open-door culture is very helpful for collaboration. I can reach out to anyone in the company who could help with a topic. We have a culture to train each other. We have an internal collection of talks on different topics in our internal channels

Valeria

iOS Developer

What makes someone successful on your team?

Collaboration, positivity, and personality! Every member of teams at Rightpoint are expected to pull their weight, but we always have fun doing it and ensure that each member has equal responsibilities.

Kelly

Project Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

I think Rightpoint has an incredible way of giving people tools that they need while allowing people to shape projects or new initiatives the way they see them. It shows employees that we are trusted and that our managers believe we are full capable. With that sort of support, career growth comes naturally.

Dominique

Recruiting Coordinator

What are Rightpoint Perks + Benefits

Rightpoint Benefits Overview

Our Team Members come first - we are currently fully remote and will likely continue to work remote until mid-2021 at the earliest. Some of the below perks are office perks that we have in non-COVID times.

Flexible PTO

Casual and open office environment

Flexible Work Schedule

Great insurance coverage and flexible spending accounts

401k with Company Matching

Weekly Snack/Drink delivery

Regular Cultural & Social Events including: Volunteering, Game Nights, Cultural and Diversity Spotlights, Happy Hours, Team Outings, Intramural Sports, etc.

Continuous Training, Certifications, and Learning Opportunities 

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Compassion Crew (Volunteer Group) Green Team (Eco-Friendly Group_ ERGs (PoC, Womxn, Parents)
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
PRIDE, Womxn, Parents at RP, People of Color and India Team ERG,
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Rightpoint employees can contribute within IRS guidelines annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Rightpoint provides life insurance is equal to 3x times an employee's annual salary.
Pet Insurance
We offer an optional Pet Insurance Program.
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
In COVID times, Rightpoint has had a series of wellness events and virtual yoga classes. In normal times these events would be in-office.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Rightpoint provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan
Performance Bonus
Rightpoint has an annual performance bonus plan.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Rightpoint provides backup child care assistance.
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for primary and secondary caregivers, in addition to other benefits that provide paid-time off that the individual may be qualified for.
Flexible Work Schedule
Rightpoint provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours, Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
In non-COVID times, our remote work program includes work from home flexibility, typically 1-2 days per week. Due to COVID, we are 100% remote through mid-2021.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Rightpoint sponsors family oriented events periodically throughout the year.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Rightpoint offers a Flexible Time Off (FTO) policy which operates on the “honor system.” The policy is intended to provide team members with more flexibility to manage work schedules and personal
Paid Volunteer Time
As part of our Flexible Time Off (FTO) policy, team members are able to take time needed for volunteer activities.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Rightpoint has a Flexible Time Off Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Rightpoint offers pre-tax commuter and parking benefits for all team members.
Company Outings
Rightpoint hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Stocked Kitchen
Rightpoint has a very well stocked pantry with deliveries from a local vendor 2x per week. We also have Cold Brew, Kombucha, and Beer on Tap (non-COVID times).
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted regularly throughout the year
Fitness Subsidies
Team members participating in our medical plans are eligible for a variety of wellness subsidies.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Rightpoint offers support for ongoing training and support for job training and conferences.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Rightpoint hosts lunch and learn meetings regularly.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
One of Rightpoint's core values is Learning and we support team members for many different industry certifications.
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