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Job Description Summary
This role will be responsible for leading, identifying,
developing (i.e., writing, editing, and production) and scheduling the
distribution of executive content across internal and external channels for the
CEO and well as creation of processes for all activities and requests. While
the role will initially focus on CEO Communications, when appropriate, the role
may also supporting Enterprise-wide EMC/ELT communications.
Reporting to the Head of Corporate
Communications, the role will support program management, planning, in-depth
messaging, comprehensive briefing packages, support speeches and written
content for the CEO, as well as developing a voice within the context of the
banks overall brand, mission, values and strategic priorities.
The ideal candidate will be
comfortable in a highly-visible, high-performing, fast-paced, confidential,
high-pressure environment and will have integrity and a commitment to quality
along with superb written and editorial skills.
and foremost, this is a writing role with ability to write a variety of content
Manage high-profile executive and
critical communications and materials including: announcements, video scripts,
speeches, talking points, and thought leadership.
knowledge in leading and managing the execution of processes, projects and
collaborating with others for completion.
Create full briefing materials for
communications-focused trips and events
Innovate and collaborate with groups
in Marketing & Communications including events, social media/PR,
sponsorships, brand/advertising, and content strategy on strategic and creative
Work in partnership with the CEO’s
chief of staff, content strategist, and executive assistant to manage the CEO’s
calendar related to internal/external speaking opportunities
Work with other members of the
Executive Management Committee and staff when appropriate
be responsible for identifying relevant content ideas and opportunities based
on trends and business integration; create outstanding content in
cost-effective ways and distribute that content at optimal times to maximize
with managing many requests of leadership time and writing needs, working
diplomatically to respond
understanding of the impact and
importance of this work on other
areas of the organization.
Minimum 10 years of experience in
communications with a significant portion dedicated to executive counsel,
speech writing, public relations, and/or support.
Experience within Financial Services
Strong written communication skills
and ability to distill and convey information in a compelling manner; ability
to adopt leader voice.
Experience working with C-level
executives and across a matrixed organization; affective at collaborating with internal and external stakeholders
including heavy engagement with Chief
of Staff, Communications,
Marketing, Sponsorship, Advertising, Earned Media and
agencies where applicable.
Flexibility to manage long-range
plans and rapid turnaround requests, as well as strategic work to detailed
Detail-oriented organizational and
process management skills to manage a wide range of incoming requests and
Emotional intelligence and ability to
establish strong and trusting relationships.
Strong business acumen; including
experience in financial services.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.
Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.
Primary Location: United States-California-San FranciscoJob Type: Full-timeJob: Communications / Marketing