Wolters Kluwer Director, Global Corporate Communications -- Legal Solutions in New York, New York

Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) is a division of Wolters Kluwer that provides a broad spectrum of solutions, services and expertise to legal, finance, risk and compliance professionals and small business owners to help manage myriad governance, risk and compliance challenges in dynamic markets and regulatory environments, globally. GRC Solutions serves more than 350,000 customers in more than 150 countries, including 70% of Fortune 500 companies, 92% of the world's top banks, 90% of the Am Law 100 and more than 300,000 small businesses. The division has a global footprint, with workforce in 28 countries. Our clients include corporate legal departments, insurers, small businesses, financial services companies, brand professionals, underwriters, governments and compliance and risk professionals.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute comprehensive external communications strategies and activities that will support Governance, Risk and Compliance's (GRC) Legal Solutions business priorities

  • Apply knowledge of external trends and industry shifts that affect the businesses to help ensure effective strategies

  • Define desired outcomes of external communications initiatives, including quantitative and qualitative measures while setting up and executing a regular cadence of reporting to the businesses and other key stakeholders

  • Design, write, produce, and distribute externally-focused communications materials to include expert/ /executive bios, press releases, stand-by statements, news alerts, media briefings to executives, targeted emails to editors/reporters, FAQs, blog posts, bylined articles, and Annual Report material that relates to the business units

  • Help ensure that GRC and business unit proprietary data, knowledge and insights are leveraged for stories to build awareness, brand, and audience

  • Drive the development of executive talking points, remarks, speeches and video scripts intended for external audiences and high profile external

  • Nurture strategic partnerships with key media outlets, industry publications, trade organizations, regulators, journalists, industry analysts, bloggers and other influencers pitching stories to key publications with a planned and regular cadence

  • Identify relevant vendor profiles, market guides, and magic quadrants, waves, and other industry reports and rankings that support strategic priorities while working to positively position GRC's businesses and solutions and earn favorable placements in each

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of seven years of relevant experience in public relations, media, publishing, journalism or equivalent; agency management experience preferred

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; Master's degree from an accredited college or university preferred

  • Existing strong relationships with a broad range of press outlets, key reporters, bloggers/influencers in the industry

  • Experience and deep understanding in communicating across varied platforms and technologies

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic external communications plans

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

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