Fiserv Communications Specialist in Detroit, Michigan

Position Description

What does a great Communications Specialist do?

Do you consider yourself an excellent written communicator, a passionate customer advocate, and well organized? If so, and you have the ability to quickly grasp technical concepts and communicate critical information to our clients and internal associates, you will thrive in this position.

As a Communications Specialist your key responsibility is to collaborate with technical subject matter experts to define and then author, strategize and execute communications for distribution. We work in a dynamic environment that requires the dissemination of very complex information into a well written communication, identification of the appropriate distribution list and efficiently leadership of the distribution process.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assimilate technical information and quickly author and distribute quality communications to Fiserv clients, business partners and staff under tight timelines to achieve service level expectations.

  • Exhibiting flexibility and strong interpersonal skills is key, since this position will have a wide variety of responsibilities and synchronize with others across divisions.

  • Lead and execute communication strategy discussions using good judgment with regard to implications of communication decisions

  • Efficiently handle feedback from partners at all levels of the organization

  • Initiate and lead meetings as necessary for a variety of situations throughout the course of an assignment

  • Follow team standard methodologies and templates to maintain archives of documents to ensure easy access for numerous partners

  • Utilize tools to fully research the situation

  • Track status of exceptional communication deliverables and follow up accordingly

  • Assist in development of materials necessary to support the team including developing and maintaining team procedures, updating educational materials for partners, other procedural documentation associated with automation of particular tasks

  • Participate in continuous process improvement discussions as a means to advocate for the client experience, improve overall service, reduce costs, training as needed and improve quality.

Basic qualifications for consideration:

  • 5+ years experience in a communications, sales support or client-facing role

  • High school diploma from an accredited school is required

  • Strong interpersonal, project management and prioritization skills to handle complex communication strategy in a fast-paced environment

Preferred qualifications for consideration:

  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred

  • Fiserv or EFT Industry experience

  • Demonstrated experience making decisions and solving problems complex in nature and for which there may be no precedent

  • Ability to work independently as well as perform as a strong teammate

  • Ability to work an on-call after-hours rotation;

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

  • Ability to comprehend and assimilate details quickly and accurately

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.

  • Experience with Silverpop and ServiceNow preferred

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Access a plus

  • Knowledge Fiserv’s processing environments preferred

Who we are:

Fiserv Card Services provides complete debit, credit and ATM payment services to Financial Institutions as well as Accel, a best-in-class payments network. We offer solutions that enable our clients to grow their payments business. Fiserv processes consumer and business debit and credit transactions –both PIN & Signature. Our comprehensive services include card management, authorization, risk management, settlement and reporting.

Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet.

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