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PositionCorporate Communications              Director                     Company                      First Horizon NationalCorporation
Location                        Memphis, TN
Reports To                    CandaceSteele Flippin, Executive Vice President, Chief Communications Officer





About FirstHorizon

              First Horizon NationalCorporation is a diversified financial institution offering regional banking,wealth management, and capital market services through our extensive family ofFirst Horizon Companies. Established by Frank S. Davis in March 1864, we areMemphis’ first national bank and the nation’s 14th oldest bankcharter. 


              Since our landmark opening 154years ago, we have grown to become the market share leader in Tennessee withaverage trading volumes in excess of $5 billion per day. At approximately 6,000employees and counting, our family of companies comprises the fourth largestregional bank in the southeast with $40 billion in assets and more than 300branches in eight southern states. 


              To learn more about First HorizonNational Corporation, clickhere.


              First Horizon Family of Companies


·       First Tennessee Bank

·       FTB Advisors

·       FTN Financial Capital Markets

·       FTN Financial Securities Corporation

·       First Horizon Equity Lending

·       First Horizon Insurance Services

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 ·      ·       Develop and execute the corporate communicationsplan with a heavy focus on public relations initiatives to drive corporatereputation.

·       Collaborate with corporate and non-profitpartners. Align internal resources. Monitor and report on progress.

·       Oversee executive thought leadership campaignsincluding placing executive profiles, bylines and high-level speakerplacements.

·       Develop strong and trusted relationships withmembers of the senior leadership team and act as counsel for PR relatedmanners.

·       Steer company's news agenda and calendar, workingwith other members of Communications team.


EssentialDuties and Responsibilities (cont.):


·       Collaborate closely with other members of thecommunications team for a highly collaborative and effective corporate PR plan.

·       Implement crisis communications plan and guideexternal communications around unplanned issues affecting the company.

·       Remain informed of current trends and results ofnew approaches to social impact.




·       Experience supporting earnings announcements andassociated media relations.

·       Strong roster of relationships with the businessand financial media.

·       Ability to foster strong relationships with keyexecutives and act as counsel in corporate PR matters.

·       Familiarity with PESO model.

·       Outstanding oral and written communication andediting skills with a proven talent for storytelling and shaping perception.

·       Trustworthy and able to keep highly sensitiveinformation confidential.

·       Crisis communications experience.

·       Experience advising corporate leaders.

·       Master’s degree preferred (but not required).





Working at First Horizon NationalCorporation



              At First Horizon NationalCorporation, our culture is part of what makes us unique. We prize our abilityto combine our progressive vision with our philosophy of putting employeesfirst. We call this ability Firstpower. In order to keep this ability and ourcompany strong, we have to evolved to remain competitive as both an employerand a financial services provider. We are proud of our accomplishments,accolades and our values.


              Our Promise


              Be the best at serving ourcustomers, one opportunity at a time.


              Our Values


·       Adaptability – I champion change because I knowwe must evolve to succeed.

·       Relationships – I work inclusively withcolleagues to serve customers, strengthen communities and reward shareholders.




              We are honored by the recognitionwe have received for our commitment in the areas of: community service,diversity and family-friendly work environments. Below is a short list of justsome of our awards.


·       Top 50 Companies for Executive Women (NationalAssociation for Female Executives, 2009 and 2012-2018)

·       Best Companies for Multicultural Women (WorkingMother Magazine, 2017)

·       Best Bank to Work For (American Banker,2013-2017)

·       Top Workplaces (Commercial Appeal, 2014-2017)

·       Best Workplaces for Parents (Fortune, 2017)

·       Healthier Tennessee Workplace (Gov. BillHaslam’s health and wellness initiative, 2014)


To Apply:


Tell us whyyou are a great fit for First Horizon National Corporation. Please send a coverletter, resume and salary requirements to



KLH& Associates Contact



Mr. Kim L. Hunter                                  Office: 323.469.8680 ext. 225                                       ManagingPartner                                        Mobile: 213.280.4747





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