SWCA Environmental Consultants is hiring a
SWCA is looking for a forward thinking and results driven Director of Communications and Creative Services. This position will provide leadership, develop strategies, and foster collaborative partnerships with internal stakeholders to further the company’s brand and position in the industry. This position manages companywide marketing communications and branding efforts by overseeing teams focused on, but not limited to, internal and external communication, branding, and graphic design. This position is instrumental in the team’s talent acquisition strategy, and requires experience in leadership, mentoring, and supervision.
This is a permanent, salaried, full-time, regular position, reporting to SWCA’s Vice President of Marketing and Communications. The position can be based out of either our Phoenix, AZ or Denver, CO office and hybrid work environments are available. Highly qualified candidates based remotely within the continental USA will also be seriously considered.
Please also submit a cover letter to be considered for this role.
Our Vision (the North Star): Help drive SWCA to be the best workplace and industry leader in sustainability, bringing sound science and creative solutions to global environmental challenges while maintaining a dedication to employee-ownership.
Core Values: We are #OneSWCA and collaborate across all our offices, programs, and disciplines. We are #AlwaysLearning, we #NeverSettle, and we #GiveBack. We are 100% employee-owned, and we build our success together. It is imperative for the successful candidate to fit SWCA's unique culture. Do you appreciate sustainability and environmental awareness? Is giving back to your community a priority? SWCA is a team of scientists, planners, technical experts, and corporate services professionals that are committed to our culture.
Purpose: Our company purpose is to preserve natural and cultural resources for tomorrow while enabling projects that benefit people today. You are invited to be a part of our success story.
Lead the marketing direction and strategies for SWCA’s Content Marketing and Creative Services teams.
Lead, mentor, and develop employees and support career development utilizing SWCA’s Career Landscape.
Contribute to business growth through relationship building, client engagement, and the promotion of the company’s purpose and North Star.
Oversee a wide variety of internal/external communications activities including social media, websites, podcasts, emails, tradeshow materials, video production, technical graphics, visual presentations, biannual magazine and more.
Keep abreast of current and emerging marketing trends, technologies, and competitor intelligence to inform SWCA’s overall marketing strategy.
Implement and maintain a process to track actual results against commitments and report marketing performance outcomes to key stakeholders.
Work closely with Marketing Vice President and Marketing & Pursuits Resources Director to move Marketing strategy forward in alignment with companywide goals.
Gain the confidence and trust of others through SWCA’s core values Always Learning, OneSWCA, Never Settle, and Gives Back.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, Business, Marketing, or related technical discipline (degrees in other specialties are acceptable if relevance can be demonstrated).
A minimum of ten (10) years marketing experience in a similar or relevant industry.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in organizational leadership.
Experience recruiting top talent and building and leading teams.
Team-oriented attitude with strong mentoring skills.
Thorough expertise with marketing principles, including content marketing, social media, and digital storytelling.
Public relations and crisis communications experience is helpful.
Ability to prioritize and handle a fast-paced and changing environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Track record of building strong relationships with team members and other internal and external stakeholders, to deliver effective client-centric solutions.
SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing full a spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.
Since its founding in 1981, SWCA has achieved a national reputation for providing its clients with professional integrity as well as creative solutions based on sound science. We offer an informal, team-oriented work environment, competitive wages, and a competitive benefits package, including an employee stock ownership plan (retirement).
SWCA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans to apply.
SWCA is committed to salary equity and salary transparency for all its employees. In alignment with this commitment, SWCA posts good faith pay ranges on all its advertised job postings to promote pay equity and transparency.
An employee in this Phoenix office -based position can expect a salary of $118,000/year - $150,000/year. Actual pay within this range may depend on experience, qualifications, geographic location, client requirements where applicable, and other factors permitted by law. Regular-status employees are also eligible for performance bonuses. Candidates are also encouraged to consider SWCA’s Total Rewards package, which includes a competitive Benefits package, forward-thinking workplace flexibility, outstanding corporate culture, award-winning career development, and more.
EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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