Senior Communications Strategist
The Senior Communications Strategist role is one that combines general communications team support with proactive media outreach and strategic planning. As such, this position includes the following:
? Assume responsibility for media relations activities in India and other South Asian countries, as well as for one or more analytical groups under the mentorship and guidance of our APAC media manager as well as our India based communications lead strategist.
? Contribute to the creation and implementation of the analytical group(s), country-specific (including India and South Asia) or regional media outreach strategy, and communication plans.
? Respond to press inquiries by providing ratings, research, and facilitating analyst access.
? Engage in proactive outreach to the media through targeted distributions of press releases and reports, e-mails, phone calls, briefings, interviews, background meetings, etc.
? Maintain primary responsibility for or provide back-up on the media information line (through which Moody's receives media queries), the media clipping report, and other daily team support activities as required.
? Update media contacts database and maintain detailed records of media activity, ensuring that all inquiries, campaigns, contacts and meeting data are input in a timely, accurate and comprehensive fashion.
? Provide monitoring, analysis, and reporting on media coverage relative to competitors.
? Develop, post and track social media initiatives.
• Bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred) in communications or journalism or other related field.
• At least 2 years work experience in a related field with success managing communications.
• Must have a proven track record for superb written and oral communications; excellent proofreading and editing skills; a keen attention to detail; and the ability to prioritize and manage a variety of tasks simultaneously.
• Must be a professional, creative, extremely organized, enthusiastic and flexible team player, who can work independently.
Moody's is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody's Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.