Communications Lead

Industry

Insurance

Advert ID

USA_520106

Location

Milwaukee

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD43.00-44/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Kenosha, WI - (USA) 7519 60th Avenue Suite 120 WI Kenosha , WI 53142 Phone : 262-694-2759

ContactNumber

262-694-2759

Job Description

Seeking a Communications Lead for a contract position lasting through 10/2021, working for a client in the insurance/financial services industry, located in downtown Milwaukee (working remote initially).



The communication lead provides communication consultation to programs, initiatives, campaigns and channels, that align with client's strategic corporate communication priorities. These activities inform, educate, and influence a range of target audiences including the company's clients, the field, employees, leaders and other stakeholders.

Position will work side-by-side with communication leaders and team members to augment existing project teams.

The communication lead delivers in the following areas:



-Implement communication solutions, including range of traditional and non-traditional venues, media, channels and tactics.

-Execute key aspects of communications strategies, with particular emphasis on writing- including key messages, supporting documents ( FAQs, copy concepts, etc.), news articles, collateral, training guides and presentations.

-Measure and provide insights on the effectiveness of communications support and/or return on communications investment

* Develops and implements strategic communication plan and strategies to drive business outcomes in support of business partner and communication priorities.

* Provides communication consultation and to business partners. Based on these consultations, implement communication plans that support or drive desired business outcomes.

* Engages with communication teams (may include communication consultants or specialists, creative resources, freelancer or external consultants, etc.) to help implement communication solutions including range of traditional and non-traditional venues, media, channels and tactics.

* Knowledge and experience in digital, social communication strategies a plus.

* Collaborates with communication consultants to assure understanding of business partner priorities and tight alignment and coordination of communication department support to business partners.

* Measures effectiveness of communication support and/or return on communication investment.

* Skillfully manages complex programs, matrixed strategies and significant workload.

* Bachelor's degree in communication, journalism, public relations, marketing or social sciences, advanced degree and asset.

* Seasoned professional with 5-10 years of progressive experience in professional communication, public relations, organizational communication, marketing, training or related communication field.

* Strong communication skills (writing, speaking, listening, influencing) are a must, with the ability to influence without authority, manage through ambiguity and build relationships.

* Solid decision-making and problem-solving skills.



Qualifications:

Strong track record of developing and executing effective communication strategies is critical. Excellent project management, written and verbal communications skills are required. Experience in change management communications is important.

We are seeking a seasoned professional with 8-10 years of progressive experience in professional communication, public relations, organizational communication, marketing, training or related communication field. Must have strong writing experience.



Nice to have:

Experience in sales/distribution channel communication is a plus. Experience in insurance, investments and/or technology communication strategy execution