MasterCard Vice President, Communications - Products and Innovation in Purchase, New York

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world€™s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Vice President, Communications - Products and Innovation

The Communications team is focused on driving programs and activities that build, support and defend Mastercard€™s reputation among key internal and external audiences. The broader team has been designed to closely mirror the business and support the company€™s efforts in delivering world-class payments experiences.

The Vice President of Products and Innovation Communications will report to the Senior Vice President of Communications and will be responsible for advancing the awareness and leadership position of the company€™s unique product set.

This individual will serve as the primary relationship manager for senior executives across the products and innovation organization, leading a team who will provide communications and thought leadership support for the payments choices €“ both account and card-based €“ available to consumers and business. His/her team will connect the dots between the day-to-day products and solutions and the greater promise of Mastercard€™s ability to do well and do good across regions and business units.


Works in collaboration with the Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President of communications to tailor traditional and social media programs based on understanding of local business needs and priorities

Oversee coordination and implementation of a holistic internal and external communications program for product communications

Serve as communications counsel for Chief Product Officer

Partner with Executive Vice President of product/B2B marketing to drive greater collaboration and connectivity in programs

Partners with global and regional communications teams to tailor programs based on understanding of local business needs and priorities

Identifies industry and market trends to understand key perceptions, motivations and drivers related to payments, technology and security

Enable greater alignment and support of regional product communications activities through incremental set of tools and processes

Leverages relationships with key media and industry analysts to support of planned product/service launches and corporate announcements

Manage and mentor a cross-function team supporting the company€™s diverse product set

Use measurement tools to assess the impact of communications programs to refine activities

All About You

Excellent written and oral communications skills; flawless editing to support clear ideas

Strong relationship management skills and ability to work collaboratively and deliver results with global, multi-cultural and remote project teams

Demonstrated track record of high-profile media relationships and placements

Creative thinker possessing high level of comfort with fast-paced, dynamic work environment

Strong ability to prioritize, multitask and manage to deadlines

Led complex cross-functional projects locally or for several countries

Issues and crisis management experience preferred, but not required

Ability to translate complex business, economic and policy issues material into easily understood, actionable programs

Comfortable presenting complex issues to internal and external audiences

Solid understanding of balancing and prioritizing needs of multiple stakeholders

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.€‹

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Requisition ID: R-73910