Editorial and Internal Communications Manager

Permanent contract|New York|Communication / Marketing

Editorial and Internal Communications Manager

  • New York, United States
  • Permanent contract
  • Communication / Marketing


The role of the Societe Generale Americas Communications department is to promote and protect the bank's image and its strategy on behalf of the Americas Executive Committee, business units, support units, countries and Societe Generale Group, combining specialist knowledge and client proximity worldwide.

Within the overall Communications team, the Editorial and Internal Communications team has several key objectives: promote the corporate strategy of SG Americas while also leveraging elements of our employee value proposition to engage current staff and aid in the recruitment of future staff. In addition to conveying business and/or entity strategic messages, key themes include Diversity & Inclusion, Culture & Conduct and ESG initiatives.

Channels include both internal as well as social media and other external facing channels.

The team works closely with the Americas CEO, the Executive Committee, as well as many internal clients within SG’s business and support units and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).

Editorial and Internal COMMs is a valued and trusted resource within the firm. The team has dedicated and talented professionals who know the business inside-out and are well placed to advise and develop content and channels and to execute specific programs in those areas.


  • In conjunction with the Americas Head of Communications and the Head of Editorial and Internal COMMs, develop and execute the overall internal communications strategy and plans for SG Americas.
  • Work directly with various BU/SU leaders, ERG leaders and others within the Diversity & Inclusion, Culture & Conduct and Innovation teams to advise/propose/execute initiatives and messaging to address a broad range of strategic business and engagement topics.
  • Be a clear champion of Communications best practices. Lead the firm in new, innovative directions with a strong emphasis on best practices in the digital domain for both internal and external audiences.
  • Lead ongoing efforts to increase the effectiveness of internal communications, proposing solutions via traditional (town halls, presentations, newsletters, etc.) and digital (intranet, email, video, podcasts, social collaboration tools, etc.) methods. Proactively seek ways to reduce information overload while improving awareness of key strategic and administrative information.
  • Act in both a “directing” and “doing” capacity as it relates to content development. Write, create and edit general internal communication materials (both written and video/audio) and advise on the distribution of those materials via traditional and digital methods.
  • In conjunction with the Head of Editorial and Internal Communications, drive key communications channels including Americas intranet and weekly digital newsletters, seeking innovative and engaging ways to connect with employees and improve education around key themes.
  • Contribute to establishing the SG Americas Internal Communications function as a center of progressive practices and become a thought and practice leader globally within SG GBN and SG Group COMMs.
  • Serve as key team member within the Americas Communications team, collaborating with the Americas Head as well as senior Media Relations, Events and Conferences professionals to lead the overall team.
  • Work directly with SG Group and SG GBN corporate communications teams in Paris and other global regions to ensure continuity of programs and messages.
  • Serve as project manager for specific projects as well as assigning project management to other team members. Maintain budgets and timelines for each assigned project.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Profile required


  • Manage relationships with outsourced vendors including agencies, video production vendors and other resources as appropriate. Accountable for the scope of work, budgets and timelines.
  • Along with the Head of Editorial and Internal Communications, supervise any interns, VIEs or contractors within the team.


  • Technical Skills: Proficient in internet/intranet development and management, social media tools/applications, video development, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Desired / Plus: Adobe Creative Suite


  • Creative thinker – with a demonstrated strong client orientation
  • Strong writer across both traditional and digital channels – supported by a track record of innovative achievements
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Team player with ability to interface with all levels of staff and management
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated leadership skills within teams, excellent influencing skills
  • Ability to work independently


Experience Needed:

  • 7+ years in communications, marketing or public relations

Desired / Plus:

  • Experience with investment banking, brokerage or financial services firm.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree 

Desired / Plus:

  • Advanced degree in communications, marketing, digital, journalism or public relations. MBA or master’s degree in those disciplines a plus.

Languages: (Other than English)

  • French not required but a plus

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Vision: 
•     Engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate
•     Inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents 
•     Engage our community and marketplace, and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients

For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link (https://americas.societegenerale.com/en/societe-generale-about/diversity-and-inclusion/)

Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, in order to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

Base salary range does not include overtime pay, bonus and/or other benefits, where applicable. Actual base salary offer will vary based on skills and experience.

Societe Generale is an equal opportunity employer, and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. We are committed to recognizing and promoting the talents and achievements of our employees and staff, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, and any other characteristic or status protected under applicable law.

Reference: 23000NO1
Starting date: 2023/10/16
Publication date: 2023/09/21
Salary or Compensation Range: $107,000 - $130,000