1+ months

External Communications Senior Manager, CIB & CMO Public Affairs - SVP

New York, NY
  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Comms & External Relations
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 18029420


About Citi
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.
Citis Mission and Value Proposition explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients and the publics trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.
Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.
This role will serve as the North America Head of Communications for Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) and Capital Markets Origination (CMO), two of Citis key businesses, leading all media relations engagement in close coordination with regional external communications colleagues and liaise with fellow Global Public Affairs colleagues on Internal Communications, Branding, Marketing, Government Affairs and Community Relations for the business.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and execute media relations strategy for the product groups including building and maintaining relationships with top tier media via proactive media communications, executive communications and crisis management
  • Serve as spokesperson for business/liaise with press on daily transactions/events/hires and develop and execute global, national and regional PR campaigns
  • Focus on driving messages to key audiences, including employees, clients, and the media and promoting the companys brand, products, and services
  • Provide strategic advice and counsel to business leaders
  • Write and edit press releases, internal memorandum and other communications materials including awards pitches, white papers, rankings, brag decks, talking points
  • Manage pipeline of information for internal outlets (ICG Highlights, Citi blog, Citi Global News)
  • Implement and maintain industry awards process
  • Monitor media coverage


  • Bachelors degree
  • Minimum of seven years of work experience in media relations
  • Understanding of financial products and market instruments required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively pitch material to broadcast and print journalists
  • Comfortable with a short learning curve on financial products
  • A team player with the ability to manage projects strategically and globally with colleagues in the regions
  • Ability to deliver quality work in a very fast paced, dynamic and complex environment and under tight deadlines
  • Comfortable interacting with senior management, ability to oversee and counsel during media interviews
  • Ability to handle several tasks at once/prioritize
  • Ability to handle information with high degree of confidentiality


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