Vice President, Communications Apply Now

  • Marketing
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Graham Weihmiller
  • Posted on 11-08-2022
Job Summary

BNI is seeking a creative communications leader to develop, write, produce, edit, and deliver key messages and stories to internal stakeholders that reinforce our company's purpose, core values, and ongoing operational needs.

Job Description
About BNI®

Founded in 1985, BNI is the world’s largest referral networking organization. With over 10,800 chapters meeting every week in more than 76 countries, we have grown to over 290,000 member-businesses. BNI members meet each week to share qualified business referrals, to grow professionally, and to create lifelong relationships with like-minded business professionals. Strong leaders have unlimited professional opportunities. This is an exceptional opportunity for the right individual. To apply visit our BNI Career Center.


Reporting to the CEO, and based at BNI’s Global Headquarters in Charlotte, the VP – Communications & Marketing will be responsible for internal and external communications, public relations, marketing, and social media as well as global events.  This individual will drive organizational growth through the strategic use of powerful, global communications. This is an excellent opportunity to become an important part of a growing team and a growing company.  High performers will have significant growth opportunities available to them.

Position Description
  • Learn BNI’s unique history, model, value proposition, culture, and Core Values
  • Build highly productive and long-lasting relationships with key internal & external stakeholders
  • Build and execute strategic comms plan to elevate global awareness of BNI via PR, communications, marketing, and global events teams
  • To maximize impact, identify, align, goal, and drive communications points of contact across BNI’s 76 (and growing) operating countries
  • Align and drive brand consistency online, in traditional media, and the In-Chapter branding of BNI’s 10,800+ Chapters worldwide
  • Drive year-over-year increases in Visitors, Member Growth & Retention, and Chapter Launch worldwide
  • Support the strengthening of alliances worldwide in concert with our existing strategic alliances leader
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements
  • At least ten years of successful communications experience in service brand(s)
  • Familiarity and comfort working within a growing global organization
  • High sense of urgency and attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree with high grade point average; additional graduate degree preferred
  • Strong references, clean background, customer service orientation
  • Professional demeanor with a sense of humility and sense of humor
  • Excellent oral communication skills with a high level of professional confidence
  • Used to working in a fast-paced, fun, and collegial environment
  • Ability to perform some international travel


This is a full-time, exempt paid position. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

BNI’s wonderful culture is based on Givers Gain® is lived out every day by our team and over 290,000 members globally. Learn more at

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