Communications Specialist

First Horizon National Corporation
Published
August 10, 2018
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Company First Horizon National Corporation
Location Memphis, TN
Reports To Corporate Communications Director
Website www.firsthorizon.com
Company Background
About First Horizon
First Horizon National Corporation is a diversified financial institution offering regional banking, wealth management, and capital market services through our extensive family of First Horizon Companies. Established by Frank S. Davis in March 1864, we are Memphis’ first national bank and the nation’s 14th oldest bank charter.

Communications Specialist Role:
First Horizon National Corporation seeks a forward-thinking Communications Specialist to provide support in the favorable evolution of our corporate reputation. This role is ideal for rising public relations professionals with in-house and/or agency experience. An understanding of financial literacy and background is desirable, but not required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Drafts media relations materials, including press releases, statements, op-eds,
letters to the editor, editorial board memos and talking points.
• Assists with media calls.
• Compiles and maintain media lists.
• Manages press release distribution.
• Manages and compile media and social media dashboards and reports.
• Assists with CSR and Annual reports.
• Manages daily postings on social media channels and help develop content and
strategies for social media.
• Helps organize press conferences, briefings and other events.
• Assists in monitoring and responding to industry activities, including tracking
industry and competitive trends.
• Manages Communications Department interns, including hiring of interns and
assignment of projects.
• Manages assigned employee and community events.
• Compiles news clips.
• Maintains corporate photo, audio and video libraries.
• Responds to requests for videos and other communications materials.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
• MUST BE BASED IN MEMPHIS, TN; NO TELECOMMUTING.
• Bachelor’s degree and minimum one year of relevant communications experience.
• Excellent writing, editing and project management skills.
• Excellent communications, interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and work collaboratively in fast-
paced environment.
• Proficiency with relevant computer software applications, including Microsoft Word,
PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Graphic design or video production skills a plus.
• Occasional travel is required.

To Apply:
Tell us why you are a great fit for First Horizon National Corporation. Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to kimhunter@lagrant.com.

KLH & Associates Contact
Mr. Kim L. Hunter
Managing Partner
Office: 323.469.8680 ext. 225
Mobile: 213.280.4747
Email: kimhunter@lagrant.com
Website: www.klhassociates.com

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