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Internal Communications Specialist

Los Angeles, California
Permanent | Job ID #68367 | Posted Last Month

Our client, a financial institution, is looking for an Internal Communications Specialist to join their team!

Internal Communications Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with peer members of the Corporate Communications team. This team plays an important role in advancing and protecting the company’s brand internally and externally, as well as articulating its value proposition and supporting business development.
  • Craft press releases, internal announcements and other internal and external communications that properly capture and convey the brand’s tone and messaging
  • Identify and pitch stories to media; secure media coverage for key initiatives and executives.
  • Develop executive talking points for media appearances and internal and external event appearances and conduct qualitative and quantitative research to support executive remarks.
  • Lead the reporting of corporate financial information, including quarterly and annual financial information, and C-suite bios to align with quarterly earnings releases.
  • Manage company-wide internal email process and calendar, ensuring that colleagues are well-informed and that our communications convey key messages and values.
  • Scan for and flag media coverage.
  • Coordinate with social media, events and marketing teams as well as colleagues across the bank to drive awareness and amplify the bank’s

Internal Communications Specialist Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in public relations or communications.
  • Internal Communications experience.
  • Experience in financial communications a plus!
  • BA/BS degree in English, Journalism, Public Relations or related communications field
  • Four to seven years of public relations or communications experience
  • Finance/banking background preferred
  • Journalism, editing, AP Style, business background a plus
  • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills required
  • Must be able to provide high attention to detail
  • Must possess an interpersonal style that enables effective relationships with peers and senior executives in the execution of job responsibilities
  • Strong background in corporate communications, business writing, media relations and digital communications.
  • Must be capable of working well independently and in teams.
  • Intermediate level knowledge of MS Office,(Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint) and SharePoint is needed.

Apply now to learn more about this opportunity! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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