BBVA Compass

  • Communications Spec, Lead

    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/12/2018 8:54 PM)
    EOE Statement
    Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans.
  • Overview

    At BBVA, we are working to make banking better for everyone. That is where you come in. We are looking for smart, team oriented people who want to be part of a first-class workforce that gives people the tools they need to meet their financial goals, all while delivering an outstanding client experience. Learn more below.


    The Senior Employee Communications Consultant (SECC) will provide consultative expertise and guidance to senior leadership, providing communication counsel to help meet critical business objectives.  The SECC will help lead the planning, organization, coordination and implementation of specific communications designed to inform and engage employees across the bank’s footprint. 


    The SECC will report to the Employee Communications Content Director.




    • Provide communication guidance and leadership to assigned business unit clients and/or bank-wide initiatives
    • Develop strategic communication plans in support of business unit projects and manage plan deliverables
    • Provide specialized project management in support of Employee Communications objectives
    • Partner in the creation of departmental (and specific project) employee communication strategies where needed
    • Coordinate numerous communications across multiple vehicles to ensure maximum impact and efficiency
    • Understand the value and use of social media as an employee engagement tool and provide strategic direction in design and implementation, where appropriate
    • Plan, organize, monitor and control all aspects of a project and ensure engagement, commitment, and risk management
    • Create and assist in the creation of executive communications (e.g. scripts, presentations, etc.); provides direction on content, frequency, and most effective delivery medium for various communications
    • Remains up-to-date on latest trends and tools related to employee communications with particular focus on social media, change management and employee engagement
    • Primary Employee Communication Consultant for Retail Banking, Commercial and Wealth Banking, Business Development, and Engineering initiatives.




    • At least 5+ years employee, change, and/or marketing communications within a large corporation
    • Employee Communications: Demonstrates the capability to develop and manage a variety of employee communication vehicles; understands employee insights and motivations and tailors communications effectively to create impact and engagement; demonstrates the capability to support and create effective executive communications
    • Social Media: Demonstrates the ability to use social media as a tool to reach all employees with compelling messages and create a two-way dialogue
    • Employer Brand Strategy: Demonstrates the ability to appropriately weave BBVA Compass thematic messaging (e.g. Our Purpose, Strategic Priorities, Values and Behaviors) throughout all employee touch-points
    • Project Management: Demonstrates the capability to achieve desired outcomes on time and within budget through the application of project management principles and techniques




    Bachelor's Degree (Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or related field)




    • Excellent creative writing skills
    • Strong consultative skills
    • Strong presentation development skills and proficiency using programs such as Power Point, Google Slides, etc.
    • Proven ability to effectively lead teams and projects
    • Strong sense of urgency and flexibility
    • Ability to handle ambiguity while driving projects forward


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