Communication Specialist


CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with 10 million personal banking, business, public sector and institutional clients. CIBC offers a full range of advice, solutions and services in the United States, across Canada and around the world. In the U.S., CIBC Bank USA provides commercial banking, private and personal banking and small business banking solutions and CIBC Private Wealth Management offers investment management, wealth strategies and legacy planning.

CIBC works to help you make your ambitions a reality with a team that is committed to being always professional, genuinely caring and collaborates to find simple solutions as we build our relationship-focused bank for the modern world.

Every year, CIBC is recognized for its business success, community commitment and employee initiatives. We are proud of this success and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace and an environment where all of our team members can excel.

Position Details

Communication Specialist
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL


CIBC is looking for communications specialist to support its growing U.S. business. The communication specialist will work with partners across the US and Canada to develop compelling communications using a variety of distribution channels. We want someone who can listen to the businesses priorities and work with other stakeholders to deliver differentiated communications support.

  • Work with various CIBC US business groups to provide communication support including planning, writing and proofreading for internal messages, press releases, white papers, presentations, etc. 
  • Help drive awareness, understanding and engagement of US employees leveraging strong communication planning and execution. 
  • Collaborate with communication colleagues across North America as needed to ensure effective message development and delivery. 
  • Support delivery of communications using all appropriate channels such as email, Workplace, intranet, social media, website, etc. 
  • Develop and maintain key relationships among team members and business partners.


  • 3 to 5 years of corporate communications, PR and/or marketing communications experience 
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, business or other relevant area of study required 
  • Willingness to jump in and help out on projects across the team as needed. 
  • Extremely strong writing, editing and proofing skills 
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, forward-thinking with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Aggressive self-starter, ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

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