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Director, Internal Communications

About the position

Prudential Financial is seeking a strong communications professional to serve as Director, Internal Communications for its Law, Compliance, Business Ethics & External Affairs Department.

The candidate will be responsible for strategic Executive communications for a global department. S/he will be responsible for messaging, communications plans, and timelines for events, as examples. Strategies that help increase employee engagement across the Department will be central to the candidate’s primary responsibility; will be required to define voice for various audiences as well leverage new and different storytelling approaches (i.e. digital, video, etc) that influence outcomes and demonstrate value.

Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills are required. S/he will be responsible for proactively manage relationships with senior executives and influence others with or without direct authority. Event management is required, as well as project management experience related to events as well as activities and messaging related to editorial and communications calendars.

  • People management experience preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience as in-house senior communications leader or similar professional experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree a plus
  • Proven track record as a strong strategic communications leader with the ability to “connect the dots” across the business, drive organizational change, ensure employee engagement and manage cross-functional projects
  • Expertise in managing multiple, complex projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Clear, concise and engaging verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Successful track record in leading event planning for large organizations
  • Technical requirements: MS Office Suite including demonstrated proficiency in SharePoint; familiarity with Adobe Suite including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, etc.

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.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at for more information about doing business with Prudential.