Director - Specialty Brand Communications
Company: Gap Inc.
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Posted on: February 15, 2021 - Job#: 350562 Director - Specialty
Brand Communications Full-time - Two Folsom, San Francisco, CA, US
94105 We'll send you to our application portal to get started.
About Gap Inc. Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the
world.---Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone---has
access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes
the potential of every woman,---regardless of body size, age or
ethnicity. Banana---Republic believes in sustainable luxury for
all. And Gap---inspires the world to bring individuality to modern,
responsibly made---essentials. This simple idea-that we all deserve
to belong,---and on our own terms-is core to who we are as
a---company and how we make decisions.---Our teamis made up of
thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and
do good for our customers, communities, and the planet.---Ready to
learn fast, create with audacity---and lead boldly? Join our team.
About the role As Banana Republic revitalizes its business and
transforms into a lifestyle brand under a new CEO, communications
and employee engagement are critical. The Director of Corporate
Communications will develop global strategic communications that
translate Banana Republic's business goals into confidence building
and energizing programs for employees, customers, and shareholders.
The director will focus primarily on Banana Republic while working
on a team that supports Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta. The role
reports into the Senior Director Gap Inc. Communications. What
- Launch a new brand platform: Support Banana Republic's
transformation into a lifestyle brand. Build and execute 360 degree
communications programs that inspire customers and employees.
- Rally employees: Shape and implement new ways of working within
our San Francisco HQ. Collaborate with our HR and Equality and
Belonging Teams to execute strategies that attract, engage and
retain a diverse and inclusive talent pool. Scale Gap Inc.'s
culture work within Banana Republic.
- Bring the brand to life around the globe. Set strategy and
manage planning for major meetings and events to ensure a balanced
and dynamic approach to reaching employees and consistency across
audiences. Partner closely with our Banana Republic Japan team as
well the Global Franchise and Strategic Alliances team.
- Develop executive communications platforms: Create
communications strategies for a new CEO, CFO and Chief Branding
officer. Influence the company's thought leadership, leveraging
Banana Republic key executives and employees to speak on behalf of
the company in support of strategic business and culture
- Shape and protect the brand's reputation: Work closely with the
Gap Inc. Corporate Communications, brand public relations and brand
social media teams.
- Own key business media relationships. Be able to translate key
financial announcements to business press strategies through keen
positioning, business and brand management experience. As such,
this director should have a thorough degree of business acumen and
understand broader communications and industry trends; and be able
to shape stories that accurately reflect Gap Inc./Brand priorities,
values and market position.
- Lead a high-performing team. Hire and develop a high-performing
communications team. Encourage bold and creative thinking. Who you
- 15 years' proven track record in financial, corporate and/ or
brand communications, inclusive of external and internal
- Bachelor's degree in journalism, English, communications or
- Experience in the fashion, retail or another consumer facing
- Excellent written, verbal and advisory skills, including
- Demonstrable project management skills, including ability to
manage several campaigns and initiatives/events at once,
prioritize, work under tight deadlines and pressure and deliver for
multiple executives in various time zones and budget
- Strong judgment and confidence during issues or crisis
- Ability to manage confidential, sensitive information
- Ability to manage and develop teams and work across various
functions, including bicoastal direct reports
- Understanding of and experience using traditional and digital
- Willingness to work nights/weekends or to travel, as required
Notice to applicants in San Francisco: Gap Inc. and its related
brands will consider for employment, qualified applicants with
criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco
Fair Chance Ordinance. The Fair Chance Ordinance is provided here:
English Spanish Chinese Tagalog Benefits at Gap Inc.
- Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced
merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30%
off at Outlet for all employees.
- One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the
- Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month
to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
- Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions
up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
- Employee stock purchase plan.*
- Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.* Gap Inc. is an
equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a
workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed
to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of
all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard
to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our
long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a
diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've
been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights
Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included
in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in
a row. We'll send you to our application portal to get started.
Across Gap Inc., we can - and we will - do more to be a force for
good and break down the centuries-old systems that have held back
our Black and brown communities. Learn about our commitments to
creating--a culture of belonging for our teams, our customers and
future generations.-- Equal Pay for Equal Work At Gap Inc., every
day is Equal Pay Day. Gap Inc. pays women and men - globally,
dollar for dollar - equal pay for equal work, and in 2014, Gap Inc.
was the first Fortune 500 company to announce equal pay for equal
work.--Learn more Sustainability Through Cotton We're committed to
using 100% sustainable cotton by 2025. Learn more Customize your
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We'll send you weekly emails letting you know when new
opportunities open up. Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer
and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and
discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training
and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all
employment decisions without regard to any protected status.
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