Our client, a global financial institution, is looking for a VP, Internal Communications for their Boston office. This position requires a background in financial services.
Responsibilities of this role include:
Directs the team on all internal communications in addition to maintaining the credibility of the company with all stakeholders through timely reporting. Works closely with senior management and business lines to enhance their visibility internally.
Develops communications plans to support business lines. Oversees all internal communications, including the company newsletter, on-line news reports, website and electronic communications.
Establishes a strategic plan for dealing with issues facing the company and manages the plan through conclusion.
In conjunction with senior management and the Director of Marketing & Communications, develops and promotes the Mission, Vision, Values and Brand through corporate culture initiatives and communications.
Manages a team of communication professionals who create, develop, and implement effective processes and communication vehicles consistent with company's mission, vision, brand and shared values for internal audiences.
Works closely with Investor Relations, Legal and Human Resources to promote brand internally.
Qualifications for this position include:
Education: Bachelors or Equivalent
At least 15 years related experience.
Financial services experience required.
Ability to think strategically and globally. Demonstrated experience in various communications media; strong ability to represent the organization and to present information. Effective management skills; demonstrated ability to manage communications and professionals.
Strong written and oral communications skills.
Experience in publication design and production.
Strong ability to work effectively with senior management in developing strategies and providing effective coaching.
Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with internal and external contacts.