Director, Corporate Communications

  • Omni Hotels & Resorts
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Jun 09, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

Overview:
Omni Hotels and Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at 60distinctive luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. Omni Hotels is known for its exemplary culture, authenticity to the markets in which we operate, innovation and exceptional service. Our commitment to career development has created tenure and loyalty that enables us to perpetuate our family atmosphere.

Job Description:
Omni Hotels & Resorts is looking for a dynamic Director of Corporate Communications with proven experience in developing and executing a strategic communications and public relations plan - including generating positive exposure and broadening brand awareness; implementing strategic crisis communications; and advancing business objectives across internal and external audiences. This role will spearhead comprehensive public relations for the Omni brand, deliver hands-on support for key projects, and design and execute media relation strategies including messaging and securing demand for over 50 hotels.

Responsibilities:
Develop and execute high-impact and innovative strategies that increase revenue and broaden visibility for the Omni brand across traditional and new mediaServe as a trusted media liaison and advisor to Owners, C-Suite and senior executives; serve as a company spokespersonLead and mitigate crisis communications and reputation management Position Omnis senior executives as thought leaders within the industry; prepare talking points, briefing books and all materials needed for speaking engagements and media interviewsDesign and execute media relations strategies and messaging to ensure they support business objectives and brand initiativesManage PR/communications budgetDirect and manage small internal and external communications teamArchitect how PR/Comms is done at the corporate level and regional/local-levelDevelop, plan and execute large-scale events (i.e., hotel groundbreakings and grand opening events) with cross-functional teams and internal/external partnersMentor and guide on-property leaders and marketing teams to understand strategic PR and communicationsMonitor, research and advise on industry practices and trends to ensure Omni is represented both at the brand and hotel level Oversee, direct and streamline internal communication and write internal communications for senior executives across a variety of mediumsWrite and edit external communications pieces for executives and mediaAdvise on social media strategies, as needed

Qualifications:
College degree in communications, public relations or related fieldSuperb public speaker with impeccable written and verbal communication skillsExceptional people and leadership skills and strong emotional IQ8 years of travel or hospitality experience5+ year directing and leading external agencies and internal teamsAt least three years-experience in crisis management Program and project management experienceMaturity and good judgement in knowing when and how to escalate issues while balancing the needs of various stakeholders, including executive leadership, human resources and legalAbility to multi-task and manage multiple projects, perform well under pressure and be a team playerOmni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer - vets/disability. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links:EEOC is the Law Posterand the following link is theOFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statementIf you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email .