Are you passionate about corporate social impact, sustainability, and improving the lives of others the world over? Does the idea of working with stakeholders who are passionate about corporate responsibility across the globe energize you? Join Western Union as a Communications Leader of our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) function!
Motivated by our values: purpose-driven, globally-minded, trustworthy & respectful
We’re a FinTech that’s using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We’re a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.
Better is enabled by trust and respect
We’ll look to you to provide a high level of leadership and communications expertise to amplify our environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives across the globe. We’ll look to you to play a key role in advancing Western Union’s positioning, especially our key ESG focus issues – diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); integrity of global money movement; and economic prosperity – to help generate awareness of Western Union’s ESG efforts.
We will look to you to develop our overall corporate ESG communications strategy and drive announcements related to ESG, corporate responsibility, and sustainability. You’ll engage regularly with the media and partners, develop communications content, manage events, and provide regular communications support to internal stakeholders while collaborating effectively across multiple areas of our business. You’ll also provide support for the broader ESG program by developing content for our annual ESG report, supporting ESG disclosures and awards submissions, and leading outreach to key ESG stakeholders.
To be considered for this role, we are highly interested in candidates with leadership experience within the corporate communications domain, including media relations, executive communications, internal communications and ESG storytelling. Experience in, ESG, corporate responsibility, corporate affairs, DEI, financial inclusion, and/or sustainability is highly desirable. This type of role will typically require 10 or more years experience, 2 or more of which should be at a leadership level (managing employees is not required). A university degree or higher is nice, but by no means necessary.
Join us, and let’s connect the world
Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. It’s an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you’re ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.
We’re a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.
We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran (U.S.) status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws.