Communications Executive - Level 3

  • London, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fascinated by the future and captivated by technology?

Smart, driven and want to make a difference in the world?

You’ll fit right in.

Join a diverse team at Visa, where your individuality fits right in. We can provide the opportunity to shape the payments experience globally. Together, let’s transform the way the world pays.

Think you know us?

Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure digital payment network that enables individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

Individuality fuels our brand and our global team – we’re proud that we are a talented team of 15,000 individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Therefore, we understand that you are much more than your day job. We encourage quality of life outside of the office, whether it’s taking advantage of agile work schedules or our wellness programs, Visa respects and encourages meaningful work/life balance for everyone. In addition, we offer market leading salary and have a fantastic benefits offering.

So, if you’re not satisfied with the status quo, we can satisfy your desire to explore new territory, giving you the runway to really make an impact, whilst connecting you with teams around the world in a truly inclusive culture that celebrates our uniqueness.

Job Description

If you think you could support Visa as a Communications Executive, we want to hear from you – together, let’s make Visa a great place to work.

 

What’s it all about?

Responsible for supporting the Corporate Communications Team Europe in 2 key areas:

  • Corporate Communications – enabling seamless delivery of corporate communications campaigns.  Includes exposure to all aspects of communications campaign with key responsibilities including maintaining calendar of events & activities, supporting on key events, creating & managing budgets, developing briefs & briefing documents, driving consistent reporting across Europe.
  • CEO visibility programme – day to day management of CEO visibility programme. Includes effective assessment & management of inbound CEO invitations & external opportunities providing robust research & reasoning and supporting senior team members to deliver effective programme.

 

What we expect of you, day to day.

  • Maintains speaker engagement calendar of activity for Corp Comms team / key execs

  • Manages day to day enquiries regarding CEO visibility programme, providing robust research & analysis

  • Project manages key communications activities, events & campaigns ensuring delivery on time/on budget

  • Supports PR, Digital & Social team in developing appropriate assets

  • Manages budget / budget process for PR, Digital & Social team

  • Creates reports to demonstrate the effectiveness of campaigns including media / social analysis & evaluation

  • Assists and/or leads in management and delivery of Comms activity at conferences and events including briefing books, briefing presentations, stand management, media liaison, measurement reporting

  • Provides logistical, organizational and content support for Comms events – external

  • Oversees management of media monitoring & social media monitoring programme

  • Works with regional communications leads to drive consistent reporting across Europe

  • Establishes and maintains processes to improve team efficiency & performance

  • Builds strong relationships with immediate team and broader colleague base

Qualifications

What we’re after…

Essential:

  • Educated to degree level, or equivalent professional experience

  • Experience within a PR or communications environment

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in English

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise with senior internal stakeholders

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to manage multiple projects under pressure with tight deadlines

  • An active interest in the media and public affairs

  • Proficiency in PowerPoint

  • Digital channel experience

 

Desirable:

  • Passionate about communications – PR, digital & social

  • Experience working with data / media evaluation and analysis

  • Passionate & experience with digital / social channels

  • Project management experience

  • Budget management experience

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in English, with other European languages an advantage

  • Ability to manage multiple projects under pressure

 

Think you have what it takes?

If you are interested in a career that will challenge and inspire you – we’d love to hear from you!

Additional Information

Diversity & Inclusion

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it’s the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture and background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay and actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.

By leveraging the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our worldwide teams, Visa is a better place to work and a better business partner to our clients.

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