Communications Lead

Franklin, WI
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Mali Gupta

Job Description:

We are looking for a Communication Lead to join our industry leading financial services client on a 12 month assignment! 

The Communication Lead provides communication consultation to programs, initiatives, campaigns and channels, that align with our 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. ​

The communication lead delivers in the following areas: 
• Develops and implements strategic communication plan and strategies to drive business outcomes in support of business partner and communication priorities. 
• Provides communication consultation to business partners. Based on these consultations, implement communication plans that support or drive desired business outcomes. 
• Execute communication tactics with emphasis on writing key messages, supporting documents (news releases, FAQs, copy concepts, etc.), news articles, collateral, etc. 
• Provides insights and support with planning and delivery of effective integrated communication solutions. 
• 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 as well as design thinking is 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 an asset. 
• Seasoned professional with 8-10 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. 
 Knowledge and experience with design thinking is a plus. 

Client Description:

Corporate - Financial Services