Communications Consultant



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Kenosha, WI - (USA) 7519 60th Avenue Suite 120 WI Kenosha , WI 53142



Job Description

Seeking a Communications Consultant for a 12 month contract position, working for a client in the insurance/financial services industry, working remotely.


This role will provide comprehensive communication support on key initiatives surrounding our fast-paced investment products and services area. This skilled communicator will work in partnership with a team of communications professionals, as well as with business partners and subject matter experts, to develop, manage and execute on ongoing communications plans that span all key audiences of the company - our field force, our employees, clients and the general public.

They will be a key member of one or more project teams, as well as a member of the investment communications team and overall Marketing & Communications department for the duration of these efforts.

What are the must haves for this role?

Do you get energy from translating complexity into simplicity? Organizing and activating communication that drives change? Analyzing communication outcomes and audience behavior? We're seeking a skilled communication professional, with experience and excitement in converting complex ideas and concepts into easy to understand information that enables people to take action. You will have the opportunity inform, educate, and influence thousands - especially our financial advisors, teams, and staff in the field - that collectively deliver financial security to millions of our clients and policyowners.

In addition to writing content and managing communication plans, certain duties will include publishing and maintenance of an intranet site or "hub", design of visuals, charts and slides to support a microsite, presentations, articles and other communications deliverables, analytics management and reporting (web, email, video/audio).

What this role needs:

* At least 6 years of progressive experience in professional communication, public relations, organizational communication, marketing, or related communication field.

* Bachelor's degree in communication, journalism, public relations, or marketing.

* Ability to synthesize and relate complex information; analyze communication problems and opportunities; and develop and implement communication strategies.

* Experience and proficiency with a range of external and internal communication solutions: face-to-face; print and electronic channels; media relations; creative media solutions.

* Particular experience with writing for the web, strong understanding of website design, design of visuals, charts and slides to support microsite, presentations, articles and other communications deliverables, analytics management and reporting desired.

* Experience with design capabilities of PowerPoint, with Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop and Premiere) and Adobe Analytics or similar is desired.

* Strong professional communication skills including business and communication planning; creative and technical writing; measurement; public speaking in small- and large-group settings; and one-to-one interpersonal relationships.

* Demonstrated ability to think strategically and counsel business leaders to guide effective use of communication strategies and tactics to inform and influence target audiences.

* Polished organizational, decision-making and problem-solving skills.

What are the nice to haves for this role?

* Graduate degree in communications, marketing or or related field desirable

* Wealth management or retail investment industry experience in a communications, marketing or related capacity