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Senior Communications Manager
This Senior Communications Manager will work closely with Expedia Group’s Finance team in identifying communications strategy and development of materials for our global finance employees. The person in this role will work closely with the CFO and Finance Leadership Team to build comprehensive strategies that turn complex information into streamlined, clear, credible content that influences employee sentiment and behavior. As someone with strong business acumen and an understanding of financial concepts, this person will partner with the global finance leadership team and the corporate communications team to enhance and amplify Expedia Group’s business narrative.
Ready to be part of the magic that happens when technology and travel come together to strengthen connections, broaden horizons, and bridge divides as we power global travel for everyone, everywhere? If you have a hunger to work with a top-notch team to drive outstanding storytelling about the work we do to have an impact on our community and the world, create a diverse and inclusive environment, and build a culture that fosters excellence for our employees is the role for you!
What you'll do:
The Senior Communications Manager for the Finance function at Expedia Group will be central in creating and implementing comprehensive communications strategies that turn complex and/or high volumes of information into streamlined, clear, credible content that speaks to its intended audience’s values and needs
This role will lead a broad range of internal communications activities that include finding creative ways to tell our stories to employees, managers, top leaders, and external groups
The qualified candidate will also work closely with partners to help ensure clarity and precision hallmarks of all internal communication
Develop relationships with partners across Expedia Group, including senior leaders, and work closely with them to develop internal communications campaigns and advise on thought leadership opportunities
Lead the content strategy for global, finance initiatives, and implement this strategy to create content that attracts, engages, informs, and delights employees in a range of formats
Build a deep understanding of our audience’s needs and preferences, and our business’ priorities. Use this understanding to counsel and influence partners to play it safe or make bold moves with content as needed
Research, develop, and maintain editorial calendars spanning our channels, audiences, and key campaigns
Exercise creative thinking to execute a story-telling strategy under which other key campaigns can ladder up for global employee audience
Support executive communications for key Expedia Group leaders in the finance function, including development of quarterly town halls, company-wide communications and content for presentations, events, and social media
Ensure all content is approved, on-brand, and consistent in terms of style, quality, and tone of voice
Report on and assess measurable analytics
Participate actively in the wider Expedia Group communications community, developing, and sharing standard methodologies for employee communications, leading by example and proactively seeking opportunities to align messaging
Who you are:
6+ years of Employee/Internal Communications experience in a corporate or agency environment; travel and/or tech industry experience preferred
4+ years of experience working closely with executive or leadership roles, particularly in highly innovative, fast-moving environments, with a proven record of results
Curious, forward-thinking, and driven puzzle solver thrives on collaboration, clarity of purpose, authenticity, and positivity
Outstanding written and oral communication skills including the ability to represent Expedia Group’s business at the highest levels
Passion for building process and structure to optimize execution of day-to-day work and scheduled tasks
Ability to coordinate, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and solve problems
Outstanding project management, relationship building, stakeholder management, and social skills
Ability to be flexible and to handle multiple projects in an organized, timely manner
Ability to synthesize data into logical conclusions and recommendations
Comfortable with intense, passionate working environments, and tight deadlines
Self-guided, creative, responsible, high-energy, eager to work with other departments independently
Experience in highly matrixed organizations a plus
Extensive portfolio demonstrating a solid track record of creative and strategic storytelling; a focus on writing and editing is essential, with work with financial communications preferred
At Expedia Group, we believe in bringing people together and creating an inclusive workplace where everyone belongs and can do their best work. We care about our employees’ safety and well-being, so we’re requiring new hires in the U.S. to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status before their start date as a condition of employment. Expedia Group will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.
About Expedia Group
Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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United States - Washington - Seattle
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