Director of Communications

| Greater NYC Area

As the Director of Communications, you will lead the team responsible for developing and activating the corporate narrative for Compass. You have built messaging architecture and have a keen understanding of what stories will resonate with reporters, and relationships with reporters from top business and tech publications. As a seasoned media pro, you know how to train executives to communicate a message and adeptly handle issues. As the leader of the PR team, you are a skilled people manager that hires, develops, and inspires top talent.

At Compass You Will:

  • Develop the message architecture and a calendar for sustained media outreach
  • Develop and manage Compass’ relationship with top reporters from business, tech, and trade press
  • Secure speaking opportunities for executives at key events
  • Pursue awards for the company and our executives
  • Handle issues and crisis communications
  • Respond to media inquiries and serve as an on-the-record Compass spokesperson
  • Ensure all executive spokespeople are aligned on the Compass narrative, media trained, and prepared with compelling, accurate messaging and data
  • Oversee a team that supports our agents with listings/real estate press for them and their sellers
  • Manage external vendors, including PR agencies
  • Maximize the value of every media opportunity by amplifying content across channels

What We're Looking For:

  • 10+ years of experience in PR and communications
  • Creative, high-energy optimist who sees opportunity in any challenge
  • Great media relationships that will be relevant for Compass
  • A low ego executive who is a fit for our collaborative culture
  • Track record of providing strategic counsel to C-level executives
  • Excellent business judgment in a fast-paced environment
  • International experience is a plus, not a requirement
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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Location

90 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011
90 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011

What are Compass Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Daily Meals Provided
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidy
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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