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Vice President, Corporate Communications

Employer
Virtus Investment Partners
Location
Hartford, Connecticut (US)
Salary
Base salary range of $188,000 to $225,000.
Closing date
Aug 2, 2024

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Job Function
Marketing and Public Relations
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Job Details

The Vice President, Corporate Communications is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing internal and external communications strategies and materials that further the company’s goal of being recognized as a distinctive and trusted provider of asset management solutions to institutional and individual investors. The individual also leads the company’s community relations and corporate giving strategies, works closely with individuals throughout the organization, and serves as a key resource for the CEO and other senior leaders. This position will be based in our Hartford, CT office and reports directly to the Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Risk Management.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead development and production of corporate communication materials, including messaging to support critical initiatives such as mergers and acquisitions, product introductions, and organizational changes, as well as presentations, fact sheets, responses to RFPs, etc.
  • Work closely with senior leaders on employee engagement through internal communications activities, including the writing, editing and distribution of messages from the CEO, employee meeting materials, intranet content, policies and procedures, etc.
  • Manage planning and execution of corporate public relations activities to raise awareness of corporate brand, products, and services and ensure alignment with marketing strategies; oversee and manage external PR agency.
  • Support development of quarterly and annual earnings communications materials and oversee design and production of corporate annual report and proxy.
  • Foster and maintain relationships with community constituents through company and employee support for non-profit organizations.

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or graduate-level degree in English, journalism, communications, marketing, or related field.
  • 15+ years’ experience working in a communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, or related role, in either a corporate or agency setting. Experience in the asset management or financial services industry preferred.
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced organization.
  • Proven success in leading internal team and evaluating and mentoring direct reports.
  • Experience in managing external resources, particularly a public relations agency.
  • Ability to develop and manage department budget.
  • Intellectual curiosity and a drive to excel at the highest level.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate professionally and develop effective working relationships with individuals at all levels of management and staff.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; experience in SharePoint or comparable intranet and social media platforms.

The salary range is $188,000 to $225,000.

The starting salary offer will vary based on the applicant’s education, experience, skills, abilities, geographic location, internal equity, and alignment with market data. This position is also eligible to participate in the annual incentive plan.

Company

Virtus Investment Partners (Nasdaq: VRTS) is a distinctive partnership of boutique investment managers singularly committed to the long-term success of individual and institutional investors. The company provides investment management products and services through its affiliated managers and select subadvisers, each with a distinct investment style, autonomous investment process and individual brand. Virtus Investment Partners offers access to a variety of investment styles across multiple disciplines to meet a wide array of investor needs. Additional information can be found at www.virtus.com.

Company info
Telephone
312-420-6977
Location
One Financial Plaza
26th floor
Hartford
CT
06103
US

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