Title: Director, Communications - Legal
Thomson Reuters is the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. Through its more than 50,000 people across 93 countries, Thomson Reuters delivers this must-have insight to the financial, legal, tax and accounting, scientific, healthcare and media markets, and is powered by the world's most trusted news organization.
Thomson Reuters is looking for a highly experienced Communications professional to lead the UK/EMEA Communications department for the Professional division. This role will be based in London, U.K. S/he will provide strategy and support for reputation and issues management, employee and executive communications, public relations, social media, community relations and public affairs for the Professional operations located in UK and EMEA. The Communications group is responsible for creating programming to inspire and educate internal and external constituents, driving engagement and business results.
The director of Communications will be responsible for developing relationships with business leaders, providing counsel and developing strategic communications plans to further business goals. The director will also coordinate communications with colleagues across our Global Businesses to ensure alignment and maximum effectiveness of internal and external communications. This position will have management responsibility for senior-level professionals and will work in close partnership with Human Resources, marketing and business line leadership, as well as communications colleagues across Thomson Reuters. The position has dual reporting relationships into the heads of internal and external communications for Legal.
We're looking for a results-driven individual with experience counseling senior management. S/he should be an expert at written, spoken and visual communications and have a strong vision for using new approaches to mass communications. This highly visible role requires outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a deadline-driven environment. Organization and flexibility are key; creativity, drive for results, strong collaborative skills and commitment to success are imperative.
Thomson Reuters employees take pride in providing our customers around the world with information that is timely, accurate, unbiased and trusted. We have a profound respect for the professions and customers we serve and define our success in terms of their success. Our work environment is dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial. We have a result-oriented culture that demands excellence, agility, and the desire to move quickly and precisely to seize opportunities. Our environment is both challenging and supportive - we give employees the opportunity to develop their skills and do their best work.
- Bachelor's degree required; masters degree a plus
- Relevant and demonstrable experience in progressive communications related roles. Previous experience in a large, global corporation desired; agency experience a plus
- Proven ability to influence and counsel senior management
- Experience leading change management communications
- Ability to influence and collaborate in a highly matrixed, global environment
- Proven success leading cross-functional teams
- Proactive nature and hands-on approach
- Experience managing creative professionals and agencies
- Ability to travel as required by the needs of the business
- Proven expertise in a variety of business communications disciplines and media. Portfolio of previous work required
Thomson Reuters values diversity of culture and thought and seeks talented, qualified employees in all its operations around the world regardless of race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other protected classification under country or local law.
Job Marketing and Communications
Primary Location United Kingdom-London
Organization Legal Communications
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job, Legal, Law, Management, Change Management, Manager, Marketing, PR, Communications
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