AVP - Information Security Communications and AwarenessApply Job ID: R-018961 Date posted: 11/08/2021 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill Other Locations TX-Austin , CA-San Diego
Are you a team player? Are you curious to learn? Are you interested in working in meaningful projects? Do you want to work with cutting-edge technology? Are you interested in being part of a team that is working to transform and do things differently? If so, LPL Financial is the place for you!
LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was founded on the principle that the firm should work for the advisor, and not the other way around. Today, LPL is a leader* in the markets we serve, supporting more than 19,000 financial advisors, 800 institution-based investment programs and 450 independent RIA firms nationwide. We are steadfast in our commitment to the advisor-centered model and the belief that Americans deserve access to objective guidance from a financial advisor. At LPL, independence means that advisors have the freedom they deserve to choose the business model, services, and technology resources that allow them to run their perfect practice. And they have the freedom to manage their client relationships, because they know their clients best. Simply put, we take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.
The AVP - Information Security Communications and Awareness is a highly visible role, responsible for developing multimedia content for internal and external consumption. This person will take ownership over the overall communications strategy and implementation of all communications from the security team to internal and external parties. They will also develop and implement the Security Awareness program to promote a culture of security throughout LPL, while educating employees about security risks and taking ownership of our security culture. A successful team member has a passion for helping others, alongside technology experience to ensure LPL and our advisors operate in a safe and secure manner.
Ownership over all information security communications and strategy; including email distribution, video production, podcasts, PPT creation, newsletter updates, maintain operating rhythms, and note taking as needed.
Oversee global security awareness strategy and programs.
Manage ongoing security awareness campaigns.
Direct regular phishing simulations.
Ownership of cybersecurity awareness month.
Annual employee training maintenance.
Information security engagement team leader.
Maintain department document repository.
Develop organization communication and document templates.
What are we looking for?
We want strong collaborators who can deliver a world-class client experience. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client-focused, team oriented, and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Information Security, Business, Technology or related field
Prior experience with communications or security awareness.
Prior experience creativity crafting and producing strong multi-media content.
Knowledge of several information security domains, such as: encryption, network security, multi-factor authentication, or regulatory/compliance
Quarterly travel as required
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a strong attention to detail and multi-tasking
Good collaboration and interpersonal skills, self-motivated, willingness to take on challenges and adaptability to change.
Ability to work independently and contribute to team deliverables.
Video production experience is highly preferred.
At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.
We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.
Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.
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Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please log in or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.
Information on Interviews:
LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an @lplfinancial.com email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum. During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicant’s bank or credit card. Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPL’s Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.