Overview

Become part of the Converse Team

Converse is a place to explore potential, break barriers and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Converse, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving world to make things better as a team.

Who Converse represents is who Converse hires. If you're one-of-a-kind, you should try us on.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
The Converse Communications function shapes Converse’s story to ultimately inform, inspire and connect our internal and external communities. We do this by cultivating authentic relationships, while telling engaging and impactful stories to help our employees and the world connect with Converse’s brand, purpose and products.

We set the narrative and correct the record. We build and defend the Converse brand. We are creative problem-solvers. We are curious, tough, and entrepreneurial. Our experience is diverse, we have great attitudes, and most importantly, the ability and openness to think and do in new ways. We are solution oriented, flexible and self-driving. We can change course quickly, think big, start small, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

We are looking for a NA Communications Director that can embody this spirit while leading all facets of Communications for the North America Geography. This person will lead the team who drives the narrative, positions the company internally and within the marketplace, protects the company’s reputation and inspires our communities around the world!

The NA Communications Director will oversee the creation and drive compelling and strategic stories and campaigns to define and elevate the brand and our leadership. Work will focus on driving Communication strategies that position Converse as a forward-thinking company redefining how today’s youth interacts with brands.

WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
If this is you, you’ll be working with a highly motivated team across Communications and other business functions, at both the Geography and Global level.

As the NA Communications Director, you will lead the function across the core facets of CORPORATE, CONSUMER and EMPLOYEE Communications. You will establish and strengthen authentic connections with INTERNAL and EXTERNAL audiences across NA to advance the Converse narrative through clear, consistent, breakthrough brand, purpose and product storytelling

A typical week might include leading and coordinating multi-territory plans (with specific focus on the U.S. and Canada) to achieve the best possible coverage for Converse across NA, while driving the strategy and budget planning for all related Communications events. Or it might include building and developing strategic media relationships with key media and media influencers that regularly cover or engagement with Converse, while actively creating new ones.

As NA Communications Director, you will proactively engage with and drive storytelling around our diverse workforce to position Converse as the most inspiring company for employees. You will also act as media spokesperson for Converse at key brand and corporate events as well as develop and execute media messaging, including brand, athlete, influencer and crisis communications.

Equally, you will participate in the development of strategies, messages, plans and communications tools to successfully enhance Converse’s reputation in the areas of Sustainability, Community Impact, and Inclusivity.

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