Communications directors work in a variety of fields, including private corporations, government agencies, non-profit organizations and more. They oversee the information and communication that comes from their companies and how the companies' messages are delivered to the public. Communications directors are also responsible for managing their companies' media and public relations. They are their companies' spokespeople and work to develop and implement plans for communicating their companies' main goals. They may hold press conferences, write up press releases, respond to journalists and reporters from TV and print media, and more.
Communications Director Tasks
Manage press conferences and press coverage at all company events.
Devise and implement the strategy, messaging and tools needed to build the image of the company.
Act as primary spokesperson and liaison for the company with media in all markets.
Supervise news releases and the implementation of public relations programs.