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Patterson Companies, Inc

Director of Corporate Communications

Patterson Companies, Inc - Saint Paul, MN

The job of Director of Corporate Communications will build, direct and oversee the organization\u2019s communication function.  The role will initially focus on developing and implementing communications best practices, content and channels and will evolve to a strategic communications leadership role with oversight of company reputation.

Build/implement/maintain effective and consistent communications practices and routines
Lead and manage internal and external communication employees and resources
Direct the execution of 12-month editorial calendar, prompting and supporting the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) messages and activities
Collaborate with HR and other partners to engage employees, drive change and advance company goals
Partner with ELT and business units to define and execute external communication strategies that support brand positioning with customers, investors, and other key stakeholders
Drive industry thought leadership, elevate executive positioning and provide executive communications training
Develop and maintain strong media relationships
Define and develop communication channels based on content, reach, and effectiveness
Increase organizational readiness to respond to a reputation crisis
Measure communications effectiveness
Other duties as required


15 years in corporate communications
Ability to build and maintain relationships across the organization
Possesses keen business acumen
Excels as thinker, writer, speaker, and listener
Manages a team and external resources effectively
Thinks and operates with an enterprise perspective

6 days

Patterson Companies, Inc


Director of Corporate Communications Patterson Companies, Inc - Saint Paul, MN, United States


Location: Saint Paul, MN

Company Profile:
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