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Communications Manager
Austin, Texas  |  Onsite
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Applied on December 4, 2022
Job Id #60329 Posted November 4, 2022

Communications Manager - Austin, TX
Direct Hire
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Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

The Communications Manager will create the overall Communications strategy and drive execution to increase awareness and demand, the leader will work with the business unit Presidents and their C-Suite Members to create communication strategies to increase awareness of their unit and shape a favorable impression that drives preference. This role will be responsible for delivering all elements of the Communications function – External Relations, Public Relations, Strategic Communications, Executive Communications, Crisis Communications, Internal Communications, Communications to Advisors.

  • Strategy
    • Develop messaging, positioning, and overall narrative to ensure consistent communications for each business unit both internally and externally through all key brand touchpoints.
    • Drive strategy for industry and media exposure including, press releases, publication contributions, byline contributions, speaking engagements, etc.
    • Develop Communications plans and corresponding budgets to meet revenue and brand health goals.
  • Content Creation
    • Architect and manage the editorial calendar for and project manage the creation of the companies’ communication deliverables
    • Develops content and directs creative execution to provide a consistent, targeted, and impactful message that delivers on the business needs.
    • Create and manage a wide range of internal and advisor communications content including newsletters, emails, narrative content, presentations, scripts, creative briefs, business communications, etc.
    • Consult/assist in the development of marketing material to promote company products, tools and value add services to financial professionals
    • Copy edit, proofread, and revise communications.
  • External Relations
    • Promote company through public relations initiatives.
    • Responsible for management and implementation of media, public relations, and social media in partnership with agency
  • Internal Communications
    • Create and drive the implementation of company-wide initiatives via promotional and adoption-driven marketing plans.


  • 8 years Communications experience with at least 5 years in Communications with documented results in the Brokerage, Advisory or Trust areas
  • Experience serving the communications needs of multiple brands simultaneously.
  • Familiarity automations tools Pardot, Marketing Cloud, Salesforce used to manage communications,
  • Ability to manage a budget and monitor and manage all associated costs efficiently.
  • Demonstrated success translating quantitative data and research findings from customer insights into innovative communication strategies that drive business results.
  • Proficiency in office tools like PowerPoint, Word, Excel


Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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