The communications manager will be responsible for developing and executing external communications plans for consumer product offerings, focused specifically on U.S. Bank’s Retail Payments Solutions business line. This individual will be the communications link between communication strategists for these business lines and reporters for national and trade publications. This individual will report into the company’s centralized Public Affairs & Communications organization and will partner with communication strategists and business line partners, while also forging relationships with other external communications managers to ensure consistency across the organization to identify opportunities to tell stories that touch more than one business line.
Their responsibility will include providing expert communications consultation, developing media plans for product launches, proactive and reactive media relations, thought leadership, and other aspects of these complex businesses that lend themselves to media outreach. The individual will also collaborate with other key stakeholders to develop multifaceted communications plans that include internal, cross-enterprise storytelling, social media amplification, speaking engagement and thought leadership opportunities, as well as storytelling on U.S. Bank’s owned media platforms.
Ideal candidate will have external communications experience in Financial Services, technology, or similarly complex and highly regulated industry.