AVP of US Wealth Management Communications

Category: 
Corporate Communications

AVP, Communications
Deutsche Bank Americas: Wealth Management
Location: New York, NY (345 Park and 60 Wall Street) 

Contact & supervisor:
Kerrie McHugh
Kerrie.mchugh@db.com
(212) 250-6853

Position description: Candidate will work within Deutsche Bank’s global communications team with responsibility for the effective execution of Wealth Management’s internal and external communications strategy. In this role, candidate will act as a strategic communications advisor to the head of wealth management and the Americas wealth management executive committee, and supplement the bank’s global communications efforts for the wealth management division which are managed from London.

Candidate must:
• Be highly motivated and show a keen awareness and interest in developments in the financial sector
• Have superior written and oral communications skills
• Be a hands on contributor and demonstrate teamwork and collaboration
• Demonstrate a track record of pitching stories to the media
• Demonstrate a willingness to learn to work productively within a complex organization
• Effectively and professionally communicate to internal and external clients
• Be detail-oriented, highly organized and focused
• Have an uncompromising commitment to ethics and treating journalists with respect
• Be creative and resourceful
• Have good follow-up skills as well as the ability to meet deadlines
• Have a high level of proficiency in workplace technology applications

Responsibilities – WM 70%
• Coordinate town halls from start to finish
• Develop written content such as executive memos, newsletter copy, intranet articles, press releases, quarterly business updates, personnel announcements, and other materials as required
• Proactively position the wealth management business externally within the industry, leveraging thought leadership and special events when necessary
• Evaluate inbound media requests and respond appropriately

Responsibilities – Americas 30%
• Prepare daily and ad hoc media summaries on corporate news about Deustche Bank
• Assist with the preparation of briefing materials for senior management media interviews
• Draft articles and other content as needed

Requirements
• 4 -7 years experience in communications or journalism; financial industry experience is a plus
• Bachelor’s degree; major of English, Journalism, Creative Writing, Communications preferred
• Superior written skills and the ability to produce writing samples and take a written test

Please submit resume to:
Job Location: 
New York, NY
Name: 
Kerrie McHugh
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