Director of Communications

Job Description

Gambling.com Group is looking for a seasoned communications professional to help shape the narrative of the organization as a publicly traded company, in one of the fastest growing industries in the world. This role is ideal for someone with an appetite for an exciting opportunity and who is ready to roll up their sleeves and dig in.

Through its proprietary technology platform, Gambling.com Group publishes a portfolio of premier branded websites including Gambling.com and Bookies.com. Founded in 2006, the Group owns and operates more than 30 websites in six languages across 13 national markets covering all aspects of the online gambling industry, which includes iGaming and sports betting. Gambling.com Group is a media company and does not offer actual gambling services. The Group completed an initial public offering in July 2021 and its shares are publicly traded on the Nasdaq Global Select market (GAMB).

As Director of Communications, you will lead the charge on positioning Gambling.com Group as the leader in player acquisition for the global regulated online gambling industry. You will ensure internal and external communications consistency and alignment through cross-functional partnerships with investor relations, legal, content, and digital PR teams across the U.S. and Europe. Knowledge of the industry, our financial performance, and our products will be critical to success in this role.

Responsibilities:

  • Interact and establish relationships with journalists, media outlets, industry peers, and other external stakeholders to drive thought-leadership and brand awareness
  • Advance the Group’s narrative with key U.S. and global business and financial media, including promoting the Group’s financial performance and technical expertise as a key advantage
  • Build relationships with the Group’s leaders and oversee C-suite external communications activities to support our corporate narrative through media interviews, speaking opportunities, social media content, and bylines
  • Serve as a partner to Investor Relations on communication materials for quarterly earnings results; leverage the IR calendar to advance key points in the Group’s corporate story through targeted media opportunities
  • Effectively counteract and overcome misinformation within the market
  • Collaborate with People team and executive team to ensure company priorities, policies and initiatives are communicated internally, clearly and consistently
  • Manage and mentor communications team members, both direct reports and dotted line reports
  • Oversee management of communications agencies, contractors, resources, and budget

Requirements

  • Strong media relations skills and a passion for PR and corporate communications (10+ years experience)
  • Experience establishing a company as a thought leader in a high growth industry
  • Track record developing and executing successful B2B and industry corporate communications programs in support of international executives, initiatives, and business partners
  • Experience working with a publicly traded company and/or in a regulated industry
  • Experience developing and launching successful M&A communications strategy
  • Excellent verbal and writing capabilities
  • Storytelling expertise in multiple mediums
  • Collaborative and excels working cross-functionally
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to meet deadlines consistently
  • Creative and thoughtful

Perks & Benefits

  • Comprehensive healthcare insurance
  • Flexible work environment and home office allowance
  • Gym/wellness allowance
  • All the hardware and software you need to be successful
  • Company events and social outings, activities, Spot Awards and a Monthly Social Club
  • Access to courses for personal and career development
  • Company paid volunteer day

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