Job Description: Overview of Company Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for its international businesses and is a long-established participant in Asia Pacific with a presence since 1947. With 23 offices in 12 geographies, covering nine currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, the company offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate & Investment Banking and Global Markets, serving the needs of corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining top diverse talent from across the globe. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to actively promote an inclusive work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve personal success and contribute to the growth of our business. Each of our global Employee Networks bring together employees, create dialogue and awareness in support of our Diversity and Inclusion mission.
Position Description This Communications Specialist is part of a team responsible for managing internal and external communications for the bank in Japan. The candidate will be part of a wider Global Marketing and Corporate Affairs (GMCA) department responsible for marketing and events, internal and external communications, and Environment, Social and Governance efforts regionally and globally.
Actively protect and promote in appropriate media the reputation of the bank, it's purpose and related businesses
Create and execute communication campaigns that keep internal and external stakeholders up to date on the bank and its activities
Develop and deliver internal memos, announcements and other materials in a timely manner in both English and Japanese
Coordinate with the wider GMCA team to ensure global alignment
Help support and advise the Japan leadership team on communications programs
Prepare internal briefings, communications plans and other materials for internal stakeholders
Key requirements: Reporting to the Head of GMCA, Japan, the successful candidate must have:
8-12 years media and communications experience
have native Japanese language skills;
be able to communicate on a daily basis in business-level English;
understand the investment banking industry
be curious about complex issues and take a considered, systematic approach when problem solving;
enjoy developing and managing relationships with a wide variety of internal and external partners based on integrity, mutual respect, and trust;
be able to thrive in a complex matrixed organization structure with tight deadlines;
be consultative, enjoy working in a high functioning team;
and be an enthusiastic self-starter with ambition.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is an equal opportunities employer