Corporate Communications Associate

SVB Financial Group San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 2 months ago

Join a bank like no other SVB.

When you work with the world's most innovative companies, you know you're making a difference every single day.

Our clients are the game changers, leaders and investors who fuel the global innovation economy. They're the businesses behind the next medical breakthroughs. And the visionaries whose new technologies could transform the way people live and work.

They come to SVB for our expertise, deep network and 30 years of experience in the industries we serve, and to partner with passionate, enterprising SVBers, dedicated to helping them grow and succeed at every stage of their business.

As a member of the small, fast-paced in-house corporate communications team, this role is responsible for helping tell the SVB story in traditional and social media channels. Responsibilities include tracking projects, writing, proofing, using social media monitoring tools, analysis, database management, administration, reporting and presentation development. This department handles external communications (public relations and social media) for all areas of the company, including corporate, product, community, government affairs and our various lines of business.

Associate Responsibilities

This position is part of the corporate communications team, supporting a variety of media relations and social media projects. Responsibilities include:

  • Public relations and social media activities as assigned

  • Maintaining and creating media lists and tracking media interactions

  • Assisting in monitoring social media channels; writing social posts as assigned

  • Assisting in scheduling media interviews and preparing briefing materials

  • Updating SVB's website with positive news coverage and press releases

  • Assisting with client deal press releases and social media promotions

  • Writing, proofing and editing as needed

  • Develop and deliver topic-specific, monthly and quarterly reports

  • Quarterly updates to About SVB material

  • Award submissions

  • Research

  • Proactively manage team calendars and update company calendars with communications events/timing

  • Serve as a back-up for the PR Manager and Senior Social Media Associate


  • 1-2 years agency or in-house PR and social media experience; agency experience preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in communication, public relations, marketing or related field

  • Understanding of B2B or professional services marketing (versus consumer brands)

  • Some experience with

  • Muckrack, Symscio or other media database

  • Sprinklr, Sprout Social, Hootsuite or other social media management software, and native social media platforms

  • Episerver or other Website CMS systems

  • Microsoft OneNote and Teams

  • Media relations experience

  • Fluency in digital and social media

  • Writing, editing and proofing skills

  • Reporting and data analysis skills

  • Strong research and analytical skills

  • Project management and organizational skills

  • Microsoft Office proficiency: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Ability to multi-task and shift gears quickly; sense of urgency

  • Strong collaborator; flexible/adaptable; always willing to pitch in with teammates to get the job done

  • Fast learner

  • Attention to detail

  • Sense of humor and positive attitude

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Corporate Communications Associate

SVB Financial Group