Director, Corporate Communications
Radian Group Inc. - Philadelphia, PA

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About Radian:

Headquartered in Philadelphia, Radian connects lenders, homebuyers, investors and loan servicers using a suite of private mortgage insurance and related risk management products and services. We help promote and preserve the tradition of homeownership while protecting lenders from default-related losses on residential first mortgages. We also facilitate the sale of low-down payment mortgages in the secondary market.

Our commitment to homeownership is built on a foundation of evaluating credit risk; we help clients and investors expertly and prudently manage risk in any market condition.

Position Summary:

The Director, Corporate Communications is responsible for leading the development and implementation of the company’s corporate public relations and internal/employee communications strategies and programs. Reporting to Radian’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, this individual will identify and promote opportunities to build awareness and maintain visibility of Radian among external and internal audiences through media outreach and @Radian, the company’s intranet. This individual will also support the Investor Relations function by developing presentations, talking points and press releases.
  • Create and oversee content for @Radian, Town Halls and employee calls
  • Create and oversee public relations strategies and programs, including media outreach and other corporate communications
  • Oversee development of website content for corporate/IR messages
  • Provide strategic and tactical communications support for the investor relations function, including writing and pitching press releases, developing presentations and Q&A documents and considering social media opportunities
  • Create speeches, talking points and presentations for Radian CEO and president for various conferences and speaking engagements
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Proven communications professional with experience in financial services industry
  • Prior experience in public relations and/or investor relations
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills
  • Prior experience with media relations, press release distribution
  • Knowledge of financial reporting cycles – knowledge of mortgage, mortgage industry or related field preferred
  • Ability to manage vendors/suppliers including wire services and agencies
  • Minimum of eight years of public relations and communications experience; speechwriting and media relations experience strongly preferred
  • Experience working with all levels of management
  • Outstanding collaborative skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to travel (less than 15%)
  • Occasional unconventional work hours for crisis communications and financial releases (less than 25%)
  • Work independently with various levels of management, departments and outside vendors
Related experience requirement : 8-10 years

Education requirement:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Finance or related fields
  • Master's degree preferred

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