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Bank of America Communications Executive in Waltham, Massachusetts

Communications Executive

Charlotte, North Carolina;New York, New York; Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Seeking corporate communication professional to drive communication planning, across internal and external strategies, messaging and audiences. Candidate will be responsible for driving communication strategy, content, programs, projects and execution; including but not limited to; leadership messaging, organizational announcements, employee communication, employee engagement and overall business messaging to drive business brand and performance. Communications may be in the form of electronic, print, face to face, or video. Also responsible for program design, production and distribution. Collaborate with colleagues, including media relations, marketing, social, global events, video & broadcasting and key business partners.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Develop and execute communication plans aligned to bank’s vision, values and priorities to deliver on stated company and business goals and priorities; write, edit and manage messaging and outreach; distribute communications to targeted and business-wide audiences

  • Manage targeted and business executive communications across various channels including emails, articles, podcasts, videos

  • Delivery consistent company-wide messaging across the businesses supported

  • Write talking points to drive messages consistency across the company

  • Partner with colleagues and agencies to maximize opportunities, manage issues and drive priority programs while creating engaging content

  • Contribute to our strategic messaging platforms, company-level program and project, senior leader presentation, major company reports and other key initiatives.

Key Attributes:

  • Strategic thinker, with a creative mindset and a desire to consistently raise the bar

  • Delivering results and a practice of innovation to effectively engage and strategize with senior leaders

  • Ability to work and plan effectively across multiple levels and types of employees, including front-line, management and senior executives

  • Thinks broadly across the company not within one’s vertical function

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities at once, as well as conducting research necessary to understand an issue, staying current on emerging industry trends

Required Skills, Knowledge, Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing or related discipline, plus 12+ yrs. of experience in communications, project management or equivalent related education, knowledge and years of experience

  • Proven track record in ability to plan communication that drive reputation, engagement and behavior of clients, employees, community members and investors.

  • Message development, writing and editing skills

  • Strong verbal communication skills with ability to convey complex topics in conversational, easy-to-understand ways.

  • Experienced client and relationship management

Nice to have Skills, Knowledge, Experience

  • Strong project management skills, ability to manage an initiative end-to-end

  • Team player, that is resilient, that thrives in a deadline oriented environment while working with other seamlessly

  • Must have strong critical thinking, and the ability to execute communications through different distribution channels.

  • Crisis or issues management experience

  • Change Management experience

  • Financial Services experience

Job Band:

H3

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Seeking corporate communication professional to drive communication planning, across internal and external strategies, messaging and audiences. Candidate will be responsible for driving communication strategy, content, programs, projects and execution; including but not limited to; leadership messaging, organizational announcements, employee communication, employee engagement and overall business messaging to drive business brand and performance. Communications may be in the form of electronic, print, face to face, or video. Also responsible for program design, production and distribution. Collaborate with colleagues, including media relations, marketing, social, global events, video & broadcasting and key business partners.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Develop and execute communication plans aligned to bank’s vision, values and priorities to deliver on stated company and business goals and priorities; write, edit and manage messaging and outreach; distribute communications to targeted and business-wide audiences

  • Manage targeted and business executive communications across various channels including emails, articles, podcasts, videos

  • Delivery consistent company-wide messaging across the businesses supported

  • Write talking points to drive messages consistency across the company

  • Partner with colleagues and agencies to maximize opportunities, manage issues and drive priority programs while creating engaging content

  • Contribute to our strategic messaging platforms, company-level program and project, senior leader presentation, major company reports and other key initiatives.

Key Attributes:

  • Strategic thinker, with a creative mindset and a desire to consistently raise the bar

  • Delivering results and a practice of innovation to effectively engage and strategize with senior leaders

  • Ability to work and plan effectively across multiple levels and types of employees, including front-line, management and senior executives

  • Thinks broadly across the company not within one’s vertical function

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities at once, as well as conducting research necessary to understand an issue, staying current on emerging industry trends

Required Skills, Knowledge, Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing or related discipline, plus 12+ yrs. of experience in communications, project management or equivalent related education, knowledge and years of experience

  • Proven track record in ability to plan communication that drive reputation, engagement and behavior of clients, employees, community members and investors.

  • Message development, writing and editing skills

  • Strong verbal communication skills with ability to convey complex topics in conversational, easy-to-understand ways.

  • Experienced client and relationship management

Nice to have Skills, Knowledge, Experience

  • Strong project management skills, ability to manage an initiative end-to-end

  • Team player, that is resilient, that thrives in a deadline oriented environment while working with other seamlessly

  • Must have strong critical thinking, and the ability to execute communications through different distribution channels.

  • Crisis or issues management experience

  • Change Management experience

  • Financial Services experience

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21083606

Band: H3

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Kathryn Gane

Referral Bonus:

0

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