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Chief Communications Officer, Vice President

St. Louis Blues

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 10/1/2022

Chief Communications Officer, Vice President | St. Louis Blues

Chief Communications Officer, Vice President

St. Louis Blues


Apply by Ended 10/1/2022

Posted 3 months ago

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St. Louis, MO, USA

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 Job Description

The Vice President and Chief Communications Officer will lead all aspects of the strategy and execution of communications for the St. Louis Blues, Enterprise Center and Stifel Theatre. The successful candidate will continue to build and sustain the company’s reputation for quality, reliability and fan satisfaction. This leadership role will report to the CEO and President of Business Operations, and will work closely with the President of Hockey Operations and the Head Coach of the St. Louis Blues hockey team.
Responsibilities: 
1. Strategically develop and lead all communications strategies for the St. Louis Blues, Enterprise Center and Stifel Theatre properties. This will include hockey and business communications, brand reputation management, community and public affairs, and DEI initiatives. 
This will include (but not be limited to):
  • Create and execute brand and content strategies that drive fan engagement and a positive brand reputation across multiple media platforms. This includes developing metrics and measurements for SEO search, brand reputation management and media engagement.
  • Develop and coordinate all hockey team and player communications with media, the NHL and sponsors.
  • Serve as the organization's spokesperson when necessary.
2. Serve as the day-to-day manager and coach of the communications team across all properties and develop integration strategies with cross-functional teams.
  • Mentor existing communications staff members and foster their development within the organization.
  • Define and implement integration across various departments and internal/external stakeholders to ensure that the organization speaks with a united brand voice and mission.
  • Ensure communications regarding the team, key organizational initiatives and special events across all business platforms are coordinated and aligned.
3. Serve as an adviser and resource for key executive staff, including the Chairman of the Board, CEO and President of Business Operations, President of Hockey Operations, and Head Coach.
  • Develop internal and external engagement strategies for senior leadership in line with brand and business strategies.
  • Serve as a watchdog for key issues of interest to executive leaders and formulate appropriate responses and engagement.
  • Consult on public speeches, appearances and events.
  • Develop a crisis management strategy.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • At least 10 years of experience in developing and implementing integrated communications programs specifically related to either sports/entertainment properties, public affairs, or major consumer brands and products.
  • Demonstrated leadership/management skills, including experience managing and developing talent.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage across multiple companies.
  • Public speaking and presentation skills required.
  • Ability and interest to work games and events.
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