Summary

In this critical role, you will drive and execute our global communications strategy working with the Chief Executive Officer and Global Executive Team to design, create, execute, and incorporate a wide variety of both internal and external communications in support of our business objectives.

Description

Vice President, Global Communications – Denver, Colorado

Are you ready to unleash your potential in a global business that is committed to moving money for better? Are you interested in joining a globally diverse organization where our unique contributions are recognized and celebrated, allowing each of us to thrive? Then it’s time to join Western Union as a Vice President, Global Communications.

Western Union powers your pursuit.

In this critical role, you will drive and execute our global communications strategy working with the Chief Executive Officer and Global Executive Team to design, create, execute, and incorporate a wide variety of both internal and external communications in support of our business objectives.

This role will develop and oversee communications products and materials; providing employees, customers and shareholders with useful company information and timely updates regarding any policy, strategy or direction change through interactive communications tools.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Manage the development of internal and external communications materials across various channels, including newsletters, intranet, videos, and digital signage
  • Develop and manage external communications strategies to enhance the company's public image and brand awareness
  • Oversee the creation of press releases, media relations content, case studies, white papers, executive bios, corporate newsletter content, social media content, and speaking proposals
  • Create Develop and execute a multichannel communications system that boosts internal collaborations across various departments
  • Recommend strategic communications solutions to create an inclusive work environment that encourages, enables, and supports a diverse workforce
  • Implement collaboration tools that streamline workflows and processes, in collaboration with various internal & external stakeholders
  • Encourage productive dialogue among team members by establishing open-door policies that help empower employee engagement
  • Stay up-to-date about emerging communications trends and practices, including new technologies and Objectives and Key Results, that help improve the effectiveness of employee communications
     

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, Public Relations, or a related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Global Communications management
  • Outstanding written and communications skills; corporate writing preferred
  • Proven experience in managing external communications and public relations
  • Strong media relations skills and the ability to act as a company spokesperson when required
  • Excellent leadership skills to guide and mentor a team
  • Outstanding organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in using digital communication tools and platforms to reach and engage a geographically dispersed workforce
  • Experience in developing multichannel communications strategies
  • Deep understanding of corporate communications practices
  • Project management experience is preferred
  • Experience managing department budget is a plus

We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for what’s next.

Western Union is positioned to become the world’s most accessible financial services company —transforming lives and communities. We’re a diverse and passionate customer-centric team of over 8,000 employees serving 200 countries and territories, reaching customers and receivers around the globe. More than moving money, we design easy-to-use products and services for our digital and physical financial ecosystem that help our customers move forward.

Just as we help our global customers prosper, we support our employees in achieving their professional aspirations. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If you’re ready to help drive the future of financial services, it’s time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at https://careers.westernunion.com/.

Salary

The salary range is $235,500 – $275,000 USD per year, which includes a base salary and short-term and long-term incentives that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary based on candidates’ qualifications, skills, and competencies.

Benefits

You will also have access to short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few
(https://careers.westernunion.com/global-benefits/). Please see the location-specific benefits below and note that your Recruiter may share additional role-specific benefits during your interview process or in an offer of employment.

Your United States specific benefits include:

  • Family First Program
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Parental Leave

We are passionate about diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, following applicable laws.

 

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