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Communication Manager

About the position

Prudential Financial is seeking a Communications Manager / Relationship Manager to develop and implement strategic internal and external communication activities in support of Senior Leadership Team members in the Individual Solutions Group (ISG). The role will report directly to the Vice President of ISG Executive Communications. The Communications Manager will be expected to serve as a trusted business partner who can provide a full range of executive communications support through effective, proactive relationship management. The role includes working closely with the Vice President of ISG Executive Communications to deliver appropriate executive messaging and employee engagement communications that align with the ISG communications strategy and business objectives. The scope of work includes creating and implementing strategic communication plans that support business goals. It includes delivering executive messages, employee engagement communications, organizational announcements, presentations, speaking points, articles, scripts and project-specific communications as needed. It involves consistent participation and partnership with other members of the ISG Communications team, including Employee Engagement. Experience supporting senior leaders and delivering executive communications is critical to this role. Extraordinary relationship management, verbal skills, written communication, project management, strategic thinking, proactive planning and content delivery are necessary for this position as well as the demonstrated ability to collaborate with and influence others with or without direct authority. Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations or similar discipline
  • At least five years demonstrated professional experience in corporate communications, setting internal communications strategy, creating and launching communication plans
  • Insurance industry or Financial Services experience required.
  • Experience in providing strategic communications counsel to senior executives and demonstrated courage to challenge positions, express unpopular views and influence outcomes
  • Strong interpersonal/listening and oral/written communication skills
  • Successful experience in managing and driving several projects simultaneously through completion in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven track record of developing and maintaining relationships with individuals at all organizational levels
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, especially Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel to other business locations, including overnight stays, about 10%

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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