Director, Public Relations
Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
Posted on: January 8, 2022
Solutions driven success.
XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a
highly integrated network of people, technology and physical
assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a
challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We
want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive
positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and
XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at
XPO requires all employees conducting in person work at the
Greenwich headquarters to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and
submit proof of vaccination before their start date. If you are
unable to be vaccinated for medical or protected religious reasons,
you can seek a reasonable accommodation.
As the Public Relations Director, you will be responsible for
creating and executing strategies and programs that will drive
positive perception and demand among top-tier, tech, industry and
trade media, as well as other influential business audiences. You
will use your years of experience and compelling storytelling
skills to achieve great results for the company. We will equip you
with the best tools in the industry to grow and develop to a level
that will exceed your expectations and help you reach your career
Pay, benefits and more.
We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive
compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health
insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance,
disability and the opportunity to participate in a company
What you'll do on a typical day:
Deliver a winning PR plan and strategy for XPO's portfolio of
products and services
Manage announcements, including drafting, finalizing, routing for
approval and disseminating
Develop spokespeople to prepare messaging and delivery
Search the organization for content to pitch to top-tier business,
consumer, tech and trade media
Work with business leaders to identify stories and data to share
Position the company as a thought leader on key topics and ensure
the message is delivered in a sophisticated and consistent way
Build high-quality PR, influencer and social media content and
What you need to succeed at XPO:
At a minimum, you'll need:
Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism
or a related field, or equivalent related work or military
7 years of PR experience
Proven record in delivering measurable PR results across print,
online and broadcast
Strong knowledge of and network in the media industry;
relationships with media reporters and influencers
It'd be great if you also have:
Experience with a large global organization and strong media
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including a
strong familiarity with the Associated Press writing style; ability
to integrate marketing, messaging and positioning
Top-notch media relations skills
Proven track record of cross-functional collaboration with the
ability to influence and impact results at multiple levels of the
Ability to develop strategic plans and the necessary execution
Strong interpersonal, organizational and management skills with a
proactive nature and hands-on approach
Ability to work quickly and under pressure in a real-time, global
Be part of something big.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or
other protected status.
All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be
required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.
The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required
responsibilities, duties and skills for this job
Review XPO's candidate privacy statement - here.
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