The Director, Public Relations is responsible for leading media relations activities and managing the award submission program. The ideal candidate will have experience managing and executing PR campaigns in multiple geographies, a proven track record of successfully increasing media exposure, and significant experience in raising company positions in industry awards, surveys, and rankings. The Director of Public Relations must have deep knowledge of the financial industry and strong existing relationships with financial reporters and editors, as well as the ability to quickly establish new relationships with various key media contacts. Experience in corporate communications for a public company is vital, as this role will support all aspects of external communication. The successful candidate will be passionate and results-driven, with a roll-up-your-sleeves, get-it-done attitude, and a strong sense of urgency, tempered by an uncompromising commitment to accuracy and quality. The candidate must display a positive, professional attitude and work with integrity, maturity, and dependability, reaching decisions after a careful, thorough analysis of all relevant facts.