Communications Manager 2

U.S. Bank

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Position Details

Communications Manager 2
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN


  • Leads development of integrated internal and external communication plans, sales tools and thought leadership plans for large, complex initiatives. Outlines multi-year plans, works across the organization and measures results. 
  • Partners on communication planning for the acquisition and retention of clients for product solutions and executes on the plan. 
  • Aligns plans with project goals, gains consensus on project steps, schedule and implementation procedures and estimates project costs; fosters cooperation and involvement from support team. 
  • Collaborates regularly with team members, product managers, subject matter experts, sales and business partners to translate sales and product strategies into actionable strategic communications plans which includes determining the best method and vehicle. 
  • Identifies internal and/or external resources to ensure successful project completion. 
  • Proactively manages projects with demonstrated ability to prioritize a large workload, handling multiple requests from conception to completion on deadline, resolving issues, and escalating timely. 
  • Leads project evaluation against estimated plans and costs; makes recommendations for changes and provides ongoing updates and drives to decisions and successful outcomes with project team and leaders.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience
  • Eight to ten years of experience in communications activities

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Exceptional project management skills 
  • Excellent communication and strategic skills 
  • Excellent collaborator and team player 
  • Strong understanding of client needs and experience acting as a client advocate 
  • Strong leadership skills to establish vision, plan and communicate strategies and execute with team and internal customers 
  • Self-motivated with strong initiative to take a lead role in assigned complex projects 
  • Ability to negotiate and influence internal and external parties 
  • Problem solving, passion and attention to detail are critical

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