Media Relations - Director

Deutsche Bank
New York, NY, USA
Competitive salary
17 Nov 2020
16 Dec 2020
Job role
Finance director
Experience level
Position Overview

Classification: For internal use only

Job Title: Communications Manager - Media Relations

Corporate Title: Director

Location: New York


Deutsche Bank (DB) is looking for an experienced Media Relations Director to holistically lead its media relations in the Americas region, especially in the United States. You will Conceptualize and execute proactive communications plan to increase DB's visibility and improve its reputation with relevant stakeholders in the Americas. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced communications expert to work and collaborate with one of the largest financial institutions in the world.

What We Offer You:
  • We offer competitive health and wellness benefits, empowering you to value life in and out of the office
  • Retirement Savings Plans, Parental Leave, and other family-friendly programs
  • On-site cafeteria, health center, and communal meeting areas
  • Active engagement with the local community through Deutsche Bank's specialized employee groups

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Your Key Responsibilities:
  • Conceptualize and execute proactive communications plan to increase DB's visibility and improve its reputation with relevant stakeholders in the Americas.
  • Continuously and actively manage relationships to various stakeholders and interest groups internally and externally, including editors and reporters, the front office, legal, compliance and finance functions.
  • Build processes and communication formats suitable to grow share of voice and proactively initiated media coverage on business and corporate topics - using all available channels.
  • Oversee communication agencies and other third parties as needed.

Your Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 8-10 years of relevant experience of frontline media relations, both proactive and reactive.
  • Significant expertise in financial sector proactive communications and reputation management.
  • Strong, relevant media relationships.
  • A proven track record of understanding investment banking, corporate banking and wealth management and the ability to translate into communication strategies and actions.
  • A commanding knowledge of US, European and global economics and politics.

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