Director of Communications

Boston, MA | Contract

Post Date: 01/22/2018 Job ID: 80310 Specialty: Sales & Marketing

A top financial services company in Boston, MA is seeking a Director of Communications to join their team. In this contract role, you will be accountable for helping develop, manage and execute internal communication strategies for the leader of Investment Operations as well as for a large transformational initiative, Global Optimization, within the Investment Division. The Director of Communications role is global, which entails managing communications across geographies and in different languages. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Senior Director of Communications:
  • Develop and execute communications plans for senior leaders of Investment Operations
  • Write, edit and obtain approvals for communication materials 
  • Manage and coordinate Investment Operations and GO town halls
  • Work collaboratively with communications consultant; advise and guide this person to execute communications
  • Manage communications for growth and change initiatives, helping move the business forward while satisfying the complex GO program requirements
  • Work with partners across a global organization to ensure appropriate executive approvals and that legal/ compliance considerations are met
  • Help support internal communications strategy for the Investment Operations organization and the GO program
  • Leverage digital assets and best practices to help support the successful implementation of the changes brought about by the GO program
  • Manage communications across multiple geographies, including North America and Asia
  • Coordinate the translation of communications required for different locations
  • Consider implications for communications to external audiences
  • Manage senior leader/stakeholder expectations while at the same time work and execute at a tactical level
  • Coordinate multiple stakeholders within the organization to establish agreement on communications strategy, process and content
  • Understand and navigate the business complexities that create challenges for timely and high quality communications
  • Manage projects and influence stakeholders across organizational boundaries in the execution of the role and aggregate, and balance diverse inputs/needs of these stakeholders
  • Implement and socialize a process discipline within the Investments communications activity
Requirements for the Senior Director of Communications:
  • Minimum 8 years of related experience, ideally within wealth / asset management or the financial services industry
  • Experience in supporting change management communication, for both Investment Operations and the GO Program
  • Ability to work quickly and deal well with ambiguity
  • Comfort in dealing with senior leaders in and outside of the Investment Division
  • Highly developed communication, relationship-building and personnel skills; adept at influencing and peer engagement
  • Strong editing ability
  • Ability to work with limited direction
  • Experience managing/executing compliance processes relating to the development and distribution of communications externally and internally
  • Experience working with senior executives in a matrixed organization
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      

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