Director Internal Corporate Communications
TD Ameritrade - Jersey City, NJ

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Job Description
Job Title: Director, Internal Corporate Communications
Job ID: 100129
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Manager level: Director
A leader in brokerage and investment services for over 35 years, TD Ameritrade offers a full spectrum of powerful solutions and innovative tools for trading and investing. We're constantly expanding our knowledge and bolstering our capabilities, from a leading active trader program to intuitive long-term investment solutions and a national branch system. Combined with some of the industry's brightest minds, there's no limit to how big our accomplishments can be. From first-time investors to sophisticated traders, TD Ameritrade is focused on helping individuals seek out their financial goals. And you're the ambassador to all that we do. Beginning with our trading platform and proprietary technology to our resolve to outperform, you'll maintain the high level of quality and integrity we're known for, each and every day. With the right opportunity, there's no limit to what you can accomplish. As a leading employer in financial services, we believe in building strong relationships, achieving quality results and working with integrity. It's at the heart of everything we do. That's why we provide you with comprehensive training, benefits and programs that inspire you to achieve more every day. Apply to a TD Ameritrade job today and help our clients pursue their dreams, while you fulfill yours. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Immigration sponsorship is typically not available for this position.

Role:
This individual (with up to four people in his/her organization) will be responsible for designing, implementing and managing communications programs to advance TD AMERITRADE's corporate, cultural and business messages to its internal audiences. Reporting to the Managing Director, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, this professional will have a dual reporting line and accountability to the Head of Human Resources and works synergistically with various business leaders to ensure a coordinated and unified global communications front. Through effective written and oral communications and promotional activities, this individual will advance employee engagement, communicate executive messages, build community and drive cultural and business imperatives.

Responsibilities:
Build and manage the company's internal communications practice which provides expertise and advice to partners within various corporate and business groups. In particular, coordinate successful working relationships with human resources, sales, and business unit communications professionals.
Effectively and efficiently deliver on the department's mandate to produce high-impact informational, promotional and educational materials to internal audiences via multiple delivery channels.
Construct and maintain internal communications strategic plan calendar.
Ensure a consistent tone and voice for all internal communications to employees, including via social media and digital platforms, and executive messages being mindful of cultural and regional sensitivities.
Manage resources to develop brand-consistent communication materials.
Manage cross-departmental projects with teams of internal stakeholders. Responsibilities will include project scope, identification of business requirements, creative vision, timelines, deliverables and budgets.
Manage development and delivery of all company-wide employee newsletters, conference calls and management forum responsibilities include story and message development, talking points and scripts, production logistics and staging, and packaging of pre/post message flows.
Supervise and develop all internal executive communications (including Office of the Chairman) announcements and memos.
Structure and coordinate executive town hall meetings to ensure regional/local relevancy of corporate messaging as well as effective meeting flow and output.
Plan and conduct formal and informal employee and management surveys to inform future activities - analyze employee usage and user feedback.
Remain informed on industry best practices.
Proactively provide process improvement suggestions

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree required.
8-10 years of internal communications experience.
Experience developing and leading best practices programs including a background with social media and digital platforms is a plus.
Results-oriented, pro-active leader with strong organizational skills and team building competencies.
Experience working within matrixed organizations helpful.
A flexible and creative professional style, with a knack for influencing and coordinating an 'internal' communications agency.
Possesses strong relationship building skills.
Strategic thinker with excellent listening, presentation and communications skills. Proactive, creative problem-solver who has the ability to clearly 'shape the message.'
Must possess the ability to translate complex corporate messages into tangible 'plain English' deliverables.
Proven success managing people and projects. Effective decision maker with attention to detail. Experienced in both on-line and off-line communications channels.

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