Hanley Wood

  • Vice President, Corporate Communications Strategy

    Job Location US-MN-Minneapolis
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
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  • Job Description

    Hanley Wood Marketing

    Vice President, Corporate Communications Strategy


    The Hanley Wood Marketing Strategy Group is dedicated to improving our clients’ business performance by more deeply connecting brands to the audiences that matter to them. We are copywriters, content strategists, designers, digital developers, social media experts, analysts, corporate communications strategists, and visionary brand strategists. It’s everyone’s job in the Strategy Group to connect the dots between our clients’ business objectives, their audience needs, and the big ideas that are redefining the marketplace.


    The Vice President, Corporate Communications Strategy, is a highly polished, collaborative, fact-driven, strategic thinker with great human and business instincts. Exceptional storytelling and writing skills are a must. This position is responsible for acting as the strategic and creative lead on agency programs that involve corporate messaging and thought leadership.


    This position has a leadership role in the agency, including responsibility for driving key aspects of agency business performance. This individual will be actively involved in senior-level client work and business development for selected accounts and prospects.




    • The ability to lead Fortune 300-level corporate communications projects, including annual reports, executive speaking platforms and thought leadership programs
    • Concepting and drafting Fortune 300-level executive speeches and presentations, working directly with corporate executives at every stage of the project
    • Strategic collaboration with our agency’s Brand Strategy team, and the innate ability to connect corporate strategy to brand strategy—and convert it into tactical messaging and compelling storytelling
    • Serving as the strategic lead on projects related to corporate reputation
    • Ability to think and work across a complete channel spectrum: print, email, website content, social media content, including video, etc.
    • Active involvement in new business pitches for emerging clients and prospects
    • Supervision, mentoring and development of individual performers in the Strategy Group, helping to nurture and retain them within their professional growth and advancement goals


    Skills and Experience


    • BA required. MBA, MCC or masters in communication a plus
    • 10+ years’ experience
    • Prior experience managing creative, communications or strategy teams
    • Exceptional writing skills
    • Polished presentation experience
    • Previous experience working with journalists or public relation professionals a plus


    The above job description is designed to indicate a general sense of the duties and expectations of this position.  It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required.  As the nature of our business demands change, so too may the duties of this position.



    About Hanley Wood

    About Hanley Wood Marketing


    Our unique combination of world-class brand strategy and content marketing solutions creates new possibilities for businesses, drives ROI, and helps customers grow.


    You will work in a culture that’s highly collaborative, creative, and respectful. You will join colleagues who work across departments and teams, freely sharing knowledge, capabilities, and strategies to bring the greatest possible value to each project.


    HWM’s cross-industry client roster includes clients of every size, including Fortune 50, 100 and 300 clients: FedEx, 3M and Sherwin-Williams, We were named Agency of the Year by FedEx in 2012 and Partner of the Year by Sherwin-Williams in 2010. Our creative work has earned the nation’s top content marketing awards from the Custom Content Council, FOLIO, BtoB Online, and many others. Please visit our site at: www.hanleywoodmarketing.com.


    If you meet the required skills and qualifications and want to learn more, apply online at www.hanleywood.com/careers

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    Hanley Wood is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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