Strategic Communications Director
Job Details
Two Rivers Marketing - Des Moines, IA
Full Time
4 Year Degree

Two Rivers Marketing is looking for an individual to be a strategic communications director for a group of large, national business-to-business accounts. This associate will oversee strategic communications staff allocation, strategic planning, measurement, and evaluation initiatives for various clients, and is responsible for overseeing client PR budgets.



  • Oversee all public relations activity for an account or group of accounts
  • Provide ongoing strategic direction for public relations and related efforts
  • Work alongside managing directors and account directors to formulate and monitor comprehensive long- and short-term plans
  • Build client relationships and trust with clients’ personnel, including senior management
  • Build and present annual PR plans
  • Lead agency-client meetings and routine status calls as they relate to PR efforts
  • Serve as a liaison between the PR team and the account and creative functions of the agency, ensuring an integrated approach
  • Provide regular PR reports to clients including objectives, status, and results/measurement and refine as needed
  • Manage the allocation of PR resources inside and outside the account group, including writing needs
  • Provide oversight and estimates related to work authorizations required for public relations efforts not included in annual PR budgets
  • Assist other PR team members and client workloads as needed
  • 10+ years of experience managing people and work teams in a public relations capacity
  • Experience in an agency environment
  • Degree in journalism or communications, preferably with public relations or related emphasis
  • Experience with strategic PR planning, measurement/evaluation, and analysis
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and efforts
  • Strong communication skills, including written communication, combined with business acumen
  • Strong problem solving, project management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to engage and maintain relationships with client contacts
  • Aptitude in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in social media preferred