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Visa // credit cards
Marketing, Full Time       Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind - making sure that Visa is the best way to pay & be paid, for everyone everywhere.

This is our global vision & the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people & businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash & checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa's sponsorships, including the Olympics & FIFA World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, & excellence throughout the world.

If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fuelled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience & security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team & find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa (CEMEA) combines nearly 90 emerging markets in one of the most diverse & multicultural regions in the world. The region is also Visa's fastest-growing region. It has a unique story & is a blend of history, innovation & opportunity. By 2020, this region will account for more than 25% of the global population. Just think about that: one in four of the world's citizens will live in this region. The region's markets are evolving in different ways, at different speeds, with contrasting political, economic, social & technological challenges.

Job Description
  • Work across the Cluster CEMEA (Central Europe, Middle East & Africa) to deliver effective & measurable proactive & reactive media relations activities that enhance & protect Visa`s reputation in cross-regional media & Tier1 outlets (with the primal focus for CEMEA leadership team).

  • Utilize global resources & networks to create consistent clear communication that positions the organization against the globally agreed communications strategy.

  • Keep abreast of all media industry developments & apply relevant ones to the business - particularly in social media. The expert on audience segmentation & targeting.

  • Lead up & downstream communications within the function - giving clear counsel on issues, news of the day & pending media activities.

  • Be a trusted advisor to Communications Market leads, management in hub/market/cluster giving guidance on media issues, reacting & responding & reporting appropriately.

  • Support the continuing development of the Communications Function as a newly globalised function & work at all times to demonstrate the value-add of the function.

  • Leverage global media content locally and, reciprocally, provide suitable content for corporate leverage.

  • Develop & coordinate cross-regional communications campaigns (including toolkits, creative, messaging, etc)to support strategic business objectives

  • A Bachelor's degree is required, MBA preferred

  • 10+ years of experience in a wide spectrum ofcommunications, with demonstrated track-record of implementing communications strategies & campaigns based on business objectives & managing media relations & crisis/issues preparedness.

  • Proven ability to manage work in highly matrixed organizations with multiple stakeholders

  • Highly skilled at synthesizing complex information from a variety of sources or disciplines to arrive at a broader, deeper & well-integrated understanding of the issues & strategic impact

  • Experience managing external agency partners

  • Good project management skills & attention to detail

  • Global or multi-national business experience strongly preferred

  • Energetic, team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, & flexible, with excellent presentation skills, including strong oral & writing capabilities

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