Director, Corporate Affairs and Communication

17 Aug, 2020


Director, Corporate Affairs and Communication

Chicago, IL

What We’ll Bring:

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You’ll Bring:

  • We’re looking for a great communicator to join TransUnion as a Director on our Corporate Affairs & Communication team, responsible for directing and executing the company’s public affairs and issues management communications in the United States.
  • Our ideal candidate will have strong communication expertise, business acumen and people skills, and will be responsible for envisioning and executing strategic communication plans that protect and promote TransUnion’s reputation and interests.
  • You will be responsible for developing and leading a public affairs communication program in the United States to build our brand with Federal and State policymakers, and articulate and amplify TransUnion’s perspective on topics affecting our industry.
  • You will also lead the company’s communications in response to issues affecting our U.S. business, as part of a cross-functional response team.
  • Periodically, you will also support the broader Corporate Affairs & Communications team by contributing to other corporate or executive communication initiatives.

Must Haves:

  • Exceptional communication skills, including ability to write, pitch and present compelling content
  • Expertise in crisis and/or public affairs communication programs
  • Strong track record developing, executing and measuring the success of strategic communication programs leveraging a variety of digital and traditional channels
  • Strong track record developing media strategy and cultivating reporter/influencer relationships
  • Ability to form effective, consultative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Extremely good prioritization and organization skills
  • Comfortable working under deadline pressure in a rapidly evolving environment
  • Creativity, flexibility and initiative
  • A minimum of 10 years relevant progressive experience, preferably in a corporate, agency or campaign/political setting
  • Bachelor’s degree

We’d Love to See:

  • Experience working in information services and/or financial services
  • Advanced degree

Impact You’ll Make:

  • This person will join a dynamic communications team that helps build and protect TransUnion’s reputation with key stakeholders worldwide.
  • This role requires strong relationships with colleagues from various departments across TransUnion including government relations, legal, compliance, public relations, social media, marketing, internal communications, design, sales, and more.
  • This role is expected to manage the work of team members and agencies to maximize performance.
  • Some travel may be required (when COVID-19 risk subsides).


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible between businesses and consumers, by ensuring that each consumer is reliably and safely represented in the marketplace.

We do this by having an accurate and comprehensive picture of each person.

This picture is grounded in our legacy as a credit reporting agency which enables us to tap into both credit and public record data; our data fusion methodology that helps us link, match and tap into the awesome combined power of that data; and our knowledgeable and passionate team, who stewards the information with expertise, and in accordance with local legislation around the world.

Because of our work, organizations can better understand consumers in order to make more informed decisions, and earn their trust through great, personalized experiences, and the proactive extension of the right opportunities, tools and offers. In turn, consumers can be confident that their data identities will result in the opportunities they deserve.

We make trust possible, so businesses and consumers can transact with confidence and achieve great things. We call this Information for Good®—it’s our purpose, and what drives us every day.

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Job posted: 2020-08-17