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Global Communications Representative

Location: 

Providence, RI, US, 02903

Requisition ID:  8927

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

Responsibilities

IGT is seeking an enthusiastic communications strategist to join our team!  

As a part of our Global Communications team, this position will support IGT’s worldwide public relations initiatives, which can include work for our Global Lottery, Global Gaming, Digital & Betting and Sustainability (corporate social responsibility) teams. You’ll have the unique opportunity to work cross-functionally with many internal stakeholders in product management, marketing and sales, as well as IGT customers and senior executives from around the world to:

  • Draft news releases and trade publication editorials related to our Global Lottery, Global Gaming or Digital & Betting business verticals.
  • Develop strategic public relations activities and promotions with Global Gaming, Global Lottery or Digital & Betting products and solutions. 
  • Generate positive media coverage in B2B and B2C outlets that inspires operator interest and player excitement for IGT games and services. 
  • Develop and implement communications plans and campaigns for IGT’s award-winning sustainability achievements and certifications, diversity and inclusion initiatives and annual activities such as IGT’s Sustainability Report. 
  • Support IGT’s presence at industry tradeshows

Qualifications

The ideal candidate:

  • Is a self-starter, results-oriented and possesses extraordinary verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Maintains a global mindset and capacity to interface successfully across time zones and cultures. 
  • Demonstrates a can-do attitude, the capacity to think critically, and a solutions-oriented approach to problem solving. 
  • Is familiar with or interested in corporate social responsibility initiatives.
  • Can take complex material and distill it to easily digestible and understandable information.
  • Has media relations experience and can identify and develop unique news hooks to maintain positive relationships with media
  • Exhibits good judgement and strategic thinking, as this role is highly visible internally and externally

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, with emphasis in Journalism, Communications or related discipline 
  • 6+ years of experience in public relations, marketing communications or corporate communications
  • Understanding of corporate communications fundamentals
  • Capacity to think and contribute on a strategic level, versus relying purely on tactical execution and direction from others
  • Experience contributing to projects and collaborating at all levels of an organization and across geographies 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and team orientation
  • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • A high degree of integrity and confidentiality

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership

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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island