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Sr Communications Specialist

HOBOKEN, New Jersey

Post Date: 09/11/2017 Job ID: 4890 Industry: Other

SR COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST            

The Enabling Program is simplifying how the client’ s employees work, by introducing new, globally consistent HR, finance, procurement and supply chain systems, processes and policies. It will help to unite employees around the world, enabling us to operate as a truly global organization, and ensure that the client is fit for the future.

Responsibilities:
  • Researches, writes, and edits communication documents
  • Direct communication policy, media relations issues, and is the spokesperson for the company to external media outlets.  Directs, develops, implement, and maintain policies and programs to enhance public reputation of the organization and directs dissemination of the organization’ s messages through various media. 
  • Builds and maintains relationships with national, local, and trade reporters to ensure relevant coverage for the client.
  • Oversees the use of the company brand.
  • Planning, developing and delivering all local internal and external communication activities, following the Program Communication approach;
  • Provides leadership, strategic direction, creative counsel, and management of communication activities of the organization. 
  • Ensuring all local internal and external communications and content are consistent with the program and the client’ s overarching narrative, tone, messaging and visual identity.
  • Managing translation of communications, as needed, and ensuring that cultural sensitivities are respected and appropriately treated.
  • Developing strategies and plans for successful stakeholder management, and supporting the local (program and business) leadership teams in planning, developing and delivering key stakeholder engagement activities, as needed.
  • Measuring the effectiveness of communication and key stakeholder engagement activities, and reporting on this, as needed.
  • Will report to the North America Change, Communication and Training Lead
  • Working in a matrixed and virtual environment.
  • Working with several stakeholders: externally, internally and internationally.
  • Working as part of a global team and thinking globally.
  • Working with a global customer base and different cultures.
  • Building internal confidence in the changes being brought by the program.
  • Ensuring appropriate level of business ownership and engagement with the program.
  • Manage communication activities related to the introduction of new, globally consistent finance, procurement and supply chain, systems, processes and policies in North America, as part of The Enabling Program.
  • Planning, developing and delivering all local internal and external communication activities, following the Program Communication approach;
  • Ensuring all local internal and external communications and content are consistent with the program and the client’ s overarching narrative, tone, messaging and visual identity;
  • Supporting the local (program and business) leadership teams in planning, developing and delivering key stakeholder engagement activities, as needed;
  • Measuring the effectiveness of communication and key stakeholder engagement activities, and reporting on this, as needed.

Qualifications:
  • Strong experience of delivering communications for large-scale change programs, with proven positive outcomes.
  • Experience of working in a global, matrixed environment.
  • Experience in developing and executing detailed tactical communication plans, with an ability to think strategically.
  • Excellent copywriting and editing skills, with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to translate complex issues into simple messaging.
  • Experience in measuring the effectiveness (efficacy) of all program communications.
  • Adept at working at pace and under pressure, and in managing multiple tasks and priorities;
  • Excellent PowerPoint, Excel and Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) skills.
  • Expertise in content management systems, including - ideally - Jive-n. 

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