Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage
credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for
housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are
focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading
change to make housing better.
Join our diverse, high-performing team and make a difference as we work
together to enable access to a good home.
For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progress
Overview of Job/Management and Reporting Structure
The VP of Internal Communications
will play a vital role in shaping and implementing Fannie Mae’s internal
communications strategy and vision. This position will be charged with
leading a team whose function is highly valued by executive management. The internal communications team has driven
the company’s shift to open, timely, transparent dialogue with employees. The
VP of Internal Communications will be expected to offer innovative thinking
and bold ideas to the team and to the company as a whole. This position will
partner closely with internal stakeholders and executives to develop and
implement programs that support the company’s Vision, Values and Behaviors.
This person will be a strong leader who encourages creativity and constantly
looks for ways to improve upon the team’s success. The person will focus on
creating programs that are visible and measurable and will have a keen
ability to build relationships and influence internal stakeholders. This
person will have experience in implementing change communications programs
and be a strong change agent as we continue to evolve the company and
This position leads the
Internal Communications team, developing and executing communications
strategies for both divisional and enterprise communication, while supporting
our culture and brand internally. They are also a member of the overall
Marketing and Communications leadership team reporting to the SVP & Chief
Marketing Officer (CMO).
Key Job Functions and Duties
- Assess, manage and
develop talent in support of a high performance, merit-based company and
contribute to the development of a best-in-class Marketing and Communications
- Effectively develop
members of the division with diverse levels of experience and expertise.
- In collaboration with the
CMO and peer leaders, develop and implement internal communications plans in
support of the company's corporate and business objectives.
- Develop programs to
support a high performing culture based on the corporate Vision, Values and
- Work collaboratively with
cross-functional teams to drive business results.
- Establish trusted advisor
role with the business and executives.
- Provide leadership,
expertise and guidance in the implementation and management of strategies,
innovative programs and initiatives designed to support Fannie Mae’s mission,
goals and objectives.
- Oversee creation and
implementation of leadership programs and initiatives that further the
objectives of the company’s Vision, Values and Behaviors.
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a related field is required. Advanced degree is a plus.
- 10 or more years of
related experience in communications, change management, and/or employee
engagement with 5 years or more in a leadership position
- Ability to develop,
lead and execute a robust internal communications and employee
engagement programs for a large, diverse organization.
- Strong combination
of excellent skills in the areas of written and verbal communication,
strategic planning, and change management.
- Proven track record
of driving and managing change in a complex organization.
- Proven experience
partnering and influencing senior leaders.
- Ability to work
effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple
- Customer focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering
- Decision Quality: Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving
- Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the
organization to be successful
- Strategic mindset: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into
- Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet
- Builds effective teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply their
diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals
- Communicates effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode
communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of
- Drives engagement: Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to
help the organization achieve its objective
- Drives vision and purpose: Painting a compelling picture of the vision and
strategy that motivates others to action
- Ensures accountability: Holding self and others accountable to meet
- Drives results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful
job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background
Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.