Communications Specialist

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco


First Republic is an ultra-high-touch bank that provides extraordinary client service. We believe that one-on-one interactions build lasting relationships. We move quickly to serve our clients’ needs so that their financial transactions are handled with ease and efficiency. Client trust and security are paramount in our line of business. Ultimately, our goal is unsurpassed client satisfaction which will lead to personal referrals – our number one source of new business.


Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day

We recognize that our competitive advantage starts with our people and our culture. At First Republic, we work hard and move quickly as a very coordinated team. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow and contribute in a fun, fast-paced environment, First Republic is the place for you. We have exceptional people focused on providing extraordinary service.


The Communications Specialist will be responsible for supporting the Senior Director of Communications in creating and managing communications plans and marketing resources related to initiatives and the products and services of First Republic Bank, as well as materials related to supporting senior leadership of the company. This role will include extensive project management, writing and editing of external and internal communications and strategic thinking.


What you'll be doing as a Communications Specialist:


  • Write, proofread and edit a wide variety of communications, including strategic messaging, marketing collateral, thought leadership, presentation decks, letters, FAQs and talking points
  • Support content development for a wide variety of internal and external meetings, including leadership meetings, board meetings and marketing events
  • Prepare strategic briefing materials for executive meetings, including client, prospect and internal meetings
  • Translate financial, legal and technical terminology into clear, conversational language
  • Support internal and external event planning, invitations, preparation, execution, and extensive follow up including letters, gifting, post-event analysis and summaries
  • Review and evaluate executive speaking opportunities
  • Conduct research and provide insights and recommendations
  • Measure and track the results of communications
  • Build strong relationships with business unit partners and cross functional SMEs to brainstorm, plan and accomplish deliverables efficiently


What skills you will use:


  • 5+ years of experience in a related role
  • Degree in Communications, English, Marketing or similar
  • Highly motivated self-starter with a desire to work in a cross-functional, fast-paced environment
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy
  • Collaborative and “hands-on” leader and team player who builds strong relationships internally and externally and works well under pressure, thriving under tight deadlines
  • Outstanding verbal and written skills, with a strong command of grammar, syntax, punctuation, spelling and style
  • Can analyze complex problems and situations and is solutions-driven
  • Eye for design, layout and formatting
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to coordinate numerous projects simultaneously
  • Flexible and adaptive to changing priorities
  • Sound judgment and impeccable discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information
  • Committed to FRB corporate values of providing extraordinary service, doing the right thing, working as part of a team, and more

Own your work and your career — apply now

Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career?  If so, then come join us.


We want hard working team players. You’ll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability — that’s the First Republic way.   


First Republic is subject to federal laws that restrict the employment of individuals with certain types of criminal histories, including FDIA Section 19 and FINRA. To the extent not inconsistent with our obligations under those federal laws and regulations, First Republic will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles and San Francisco ban-the-box laws.


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