Communications Consultant in Memphis, TN at First Tennessee Bank

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

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Job Description

Position Overview:
The Corporate Communications team at First Tennessee Bank manages media relations, issues management and community relations. We are looking for a talented, energetic team member to build reputational capital through communications with proven skills in the
following competencies.

Requirements Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Developing and delivering external communications to inform and enhance our reputation
• Storytelling to bring our news to life and connect with our stakeholders
• Public relations writing and editing in AP Style
• Developing messages that enhance multiple areas of strategic focus
• Presenting, counseling and negotiating to enhance executive communications
• Transitioning smoothly from thought leader to team member – and back again
• Managing details for long-term projects and urgent communications
• Developing long-term relationships with internal influencers
• Using social media to enhance communications
• Influencing in a culture focused on accountability, adaptability, integrity and relationships
• Developing measurable results and reporting and tracking them to demonstrate reputational impact
• Understanding the unique First Tennessee/First Horizon story and developing messages to tell it
• Creating and delivering a polished product for final review and pushing to completion on deadline
• Performing additional duties as assigned


• Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism or a related field and at least 5 years of communications experience
• Excellent writing, editing and project management skills.
• Excellent communications, interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and work collaboratively in fast-paced environment.
• Proficiency with relevant computer software applications, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Industry experience/knowledge a plus.

  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender stereo typing, and age. First Tennessee is an EO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled.
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