#119325

Sr. Internal Communications Consultant

Location:
Oakland
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
posted by:
Debra Powell
Date:
06/13/2017

Job Description:

Work Experience 
• 7 years of experience in corporate communications environment to include 2 years of supervisory experience of entry-level communications staff required. 
• Recent experience in planning and implementing complex communications plans and projects for a large complex organization, agency and health care background required, with track record of increasing responsibility. 

Major Responsibilities 
• Develop and implement communications plans and tactics to fulfill the strategic and operational goals and objectives of the overall communications program developed by the communications practice leader for his/her clients to deliver, promote and protect the organization’s brand and reputation. 
• Provide communications consulting to internal clients on internal and external communications. Consulting activity will vary from verbal communications or advice on communications issues to providing customized communications materials. 
• Strategizes with client, writes creative briefs, researches and analyzes information, prepares presentations (PowerPoint presentations, speeches and talking points), plans logistics, and manages overall coordination. 
• Ensure content is consistent with the brand in terms of tone, manner, and messaging. 
• Manages and completes multiple assignments in short time frames and coordinates diverse projects and activities into a cohesive and strategic program. 
• Acquire the input and resources of other communications staff in the organization to fulfill the objectives of communication plans and projects on behalf of communications practice leaders’ clients. 
• Coordinates the deliverables of other communicators in the organization to ensure that special projects are in compliance with negotiated timelines/financial allocations. 
• Implement measures to determine effectiveness of communications programs and create plans to improve results. 
• May supervise other communications staff for the purpose of implementing specific communications projects, events, or programs within a given timeframe. 

Top Daily Responsibilities:
1. Writing organizational announcements, messages, and internal news articles 
2. Developing leader talking points and PowerPoint slides for internal leadership to engage employees 
3. Helping develop internal communication strategies and execution of tactics Skills a Top 

Candidate Should Have:
1. Strong writing and editing skills 
2. Strong communications planning and execution 
3. PowerPoint 

Soft Skills:
1. Can-do attitude 
2. Willing to deal with ambiguity 
3. Positivity and optimism 

Business Impact 
• Responsibilities impact the achievement of key functional and/or objectives that have direct and significant business impact. 
• Contributes to the development of the department's objectives. 
• Erroneous decisions or recommendations would normally result in the inability to reach functional objectives and negatively affects expenditures and resources. 

Decision Making 
• Involves interpreting and analyzing established concepts and trends. 
• Exercises considerable judgment to make decisions for less defined and complex issues. 
• Requires complex decision-making. 

• Problem Solving 
• Develops solutions to a diverse range of complex problems, which require creativity and innovation within broadly defined policies and practices. 
• Requires in-depth analysis to identify and recommend new solutions for more complex problems. 

Interactions/Communications 
• Provides professional/technical guidance to team members. 
• Influences others to buy into new concepts and methodologies. 
• Engages in matters requiring coordination across functional lines. 

Independence/Discretion 
• Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment. 
• Work is accomplished without considerable direction. 
• Work is evaluated upon completion to ensure objectives and performance requirements have been met. 

Work Experience 
• 7 years of experience in corporate communications environment to include 2 years of supervisory experience of entry-level communications staff required. 
• Recent experience in planning and implementing complex communications plans and projects for a large complex organization, agency and health care background required, with track record of increasing responsibility. 

 

 

Requirements:

When you work for Aquent, you qualify for medical, dental and vision insurance after working only four consecutive weeks maintaining an average of 20 hours per week.

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