VP, Public Relations Strategist (Hybrid/3 days in office)

18 Jul, 2022

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VP, Public Relations Strategist (Hybrid/3 days in office)

OTC Markets Group
New York, NY

OTC Markets Group Inc., is seeking a seasoned Public Relations professional to join our Marketing team based in the New York office.  The VP, Public Relations Strategist contributes to shaping our image as premier US financial market, works closely with multiple internal stakeholders and serves as a liaison for our PR Agency, press, and business affiliates.

Please note OTC Markets is currently operating in a hybrid work environment (3 days in office, 2 days remotely).

OTC Markets Group’s headquarters foster an open and collaborative environment for employees and clients, utilizing more than 33,000 square feet of space. Our NY office is located in Brookfield Place, in the heart of the financial district, surrounded by Hudson River Park and home to luxury retail and dining establishments, featuring extensive public space and world-class amenities.

Our Core Values are incorporated in each aspect of our Company. We encourage autonomy, professionally passionate discussions of opposing viewpoints, creativity and transparency.

At OTC Markets, we invest heavily in employee satisfaction and offer all our employees a highly competitive compensation package. As a dynamic, growing company that fosters an open culture, we emphasize autonomy, responsibility, innovation and self-discipline. We are looking for someone who wants to make an impressive impact at a company known for its reputation on quality and achievement.

The Corporate Communications Manager will be provided with the tools needed for success including a team of passionate individuals who are there to support your achievements and celebrate the wins!

Summary:

The VP, Public Relations Strategist reports to the Chief Marketing Officer and is a key member of the Marketing team. This PR professional will be responsible for the creation, development and implementation of the Company’s global strategy including media relations, content strategy & development, positioning on key topics, market visibility, and community outreach as well as leading internal communication across the Company.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads the development and drives the implementation of an external communications strategy for OTC Markets Group that builds our reputation, fosters engagement, and drives conversations with external stakeholders and media

 

  • Develops written content, including messaging FAQ’s, blogs, OpEds and other materials to support the communications goals and objectives to promote our core business lines: Corporate Services, Market Data and Trading Services

 

  • Crafts compelling media plans and tools including press releases, media pitches, fact sheets and talking points to support key initiatives

 

  • Builds positive perception of our markets with the media and positions our CEO and Senior Management team as experts in the financial markets ecosystem

 

  • Manages global PR agency relationships and partners with key content providers

 

  • Cultivate strong relationships with domestic and international press including print, broadcast, digital and trade press

 

  • Provide ongoing strategic communications counsel including reputation management

 

  • Collaborate with marketing team on content generation for external stakeholder and issuer communications including social media and multi-media campaigns

 

  • Identify media movements and trends across key subject areas for OTC Markets  and proactive outreach opportunities.

 

  • Partner with Human Resources and the Marketing team to create content and tools to engage employees

 

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 8-10 years’ experience in Public Relations, or Media Relations with a Corporate Marketing team or PR Agency – prior experience managing public relations is required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Proven ability to collaborate across disciplines and interact directly with the CEO and Senior Management
  • Strong media relations skills and demonstrated ability to garner positive coverage
  • Expertise in social media as it relates to corporate communications and reputation management
  • Thorough knowledge of the financial services industry, capital markets and investment community
  • Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills including ability to use data and metrics to develop business cases and inform decision-making
  • Leadership presence and influence – engages audience and projects subject matter expertise
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

 

What OTC Markets offers its Team Members (why you should choose us):

  • Generous vacation policy in addition to 10 annual holidays observed and Summer Fridays
  • Snacks and sodas and a chic coffee bar
  • Annual bonus and stock incentive program
  • Office refreshments and company happy hours
  • Monday Bagels and Wednesday Pizza
  • Life and disability insurance, including paid parental leave
  • Health insurance plans designed to meet the various coverage needs and preferences (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health, transit, parking and dependent care, as well as Healthcare Saving Accounts for qualifying plans

Come as you are and just be you. We are an equal opportunity and E-verify employer and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political belief, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, family or parental status, gender identity, pregnancy, including childbirth or related medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We encourage applicants of all ages and backgrounds.

OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates regulated markets for trading 12,000 U.S. and international securities. Our data-driven disclosure standards form the foundation of our three public markets: OTCQX® Best Market, OTCQB® Venture Market and Pink® Open Market.

Our OTC Link® Alternative Trading Systems (ATSs) provide critical market infrastructure that broker-dealers rely on to facilitate trading. Our innovative model offers companies more efficient access to the U.S. financial markets.

OTC Link ATS, OTC Link ECN and OTC Link NQB are each an SEC regulated ATS, operated by OTC Link LLC, a FINRA and SEC registered broker-dealer, member SIPC.

To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient markets, visit www.otcmarkets.com.

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Job posted: 2022-07-18