The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks a talented Senior Vice President who can develop and implement high-level communications and public awareness strategies and marketing and public policy initiatives. Experience with digital media is a strong plus. S/he will oversee the creation of all written collateral, including speeches, op-eds, and marketing materials.
Additionally, s/he will be responsible for identifying “strategic placement opportunities” for CPB to showcase its expertise and to influence ongoing dialogue around issues that are most important to CPB in local, national, and global communities. Ideal candidates will have worked with key government leaders in the legislative and executive branches.
Ten to fifteen years’ experience in a high-level leadership position in a related field.
Significant experience developing and communicating strategies for achieving business objectives, planning, organizing, and managing multiple priorities; developing and managing projects and budgets; and applying resources strategically to achieve significant, measureable impact.
Demonstrated staff management experience with strong leadership skills reflecting the ability to hire, motivate, develop, and lead others, resolve conflicts, and ensure the achievement of results through effective change processes, continuous improvement, and performance management.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as advanced advocacy capabilities, including speechwriting, making effective presentations, and negotiation.
Intellectual curiosity and demonstrated “idea to action” experience.
A high level of confidence, integrity, political savvy, decisiveness, and a professional executive presence for interacting with key leadership, decision-makers, and stakeholders.
A demonstrated ability to establish credibility, to influence others, to navigate disagreement and achieve consensus, to forge ambitious goals, and inspire others to work together to achieve them.
Excellent interpersonal skills for building and fostering key internal and external business relationships, as well as the ability to lead and perform effectively in a team-oriented environment in which collegial relationships are as important as lines of authority.
The ability to be results-oriented while balancing varying and sometimes contradictory business factors is critical, as well as the ability to demonstrate good judgment and critical thinking at both the strategic and functional levels.
Excellent computer skills (proficient In MS Office).
Must be able to travel.