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Communications Consultant (Temporary)

Athene USA

Job Posting
May. 4, 2017

We are in need of a Communications Consultant for a 15-week temporary assignment. Flexibility is a must!

PURPOSE: 

Assists in the development and delivery of communications strategies, tools and materials that support the goals and objectives of the company for employee communications and events.

Provides internal communications consulting to departments.

Maintains and update all communications vehicles including the TV monitors and intranet.

Assists in all aspects of event planning for corporate sponsored and volunteer events. 

ACCOUNTABILITES: 

Manages employee communications events, initiatives and programs that continue increasing employee knowledge of the company’s business and strategy; accelerates cultural transformation by energizing and engaging our employees.

Collaborates with Corporate Communications Manager on the development of employee communications strategies for leadership events and programs, and delivery of Athene’s business objectives and employee communication plan. Provides corporate responsibility program assistance on a variety of volunteer and external projects.

Provides communications best practices counsel to business leaders by: 

  • Serving as trusted partner to department heads. 

  • Developing and implementing creative, effective communication messaging and tactics to drive the company’s strategic vision. 

  • Ensuring delivery of elements of the annual communications plan 

  • Executing the internal and external communications strategy, including relevant message development, and communications execution. 

  • Delivering audience focused messaging through targeted and relevant media.

Serves as a writer for key projects for HR, IT, Finance, etc. including company policies and procedures, benefits updates, IT changes, to name a few. Also, periodically assists with public relations activities including writing media advisories for corporate events.

Develops communications assessments and implements plans to minimize business disruption while driving operational performance, often working with Human Resources and IT.

Ensures that communications programs are fully integrated and aligned with key internal and external communications partners, including: customer communications in support of broad organizational and functional business goals.

Creates communications measures and metrics to monitor performance objectives and measures effectiveness and impact of communication activities and refines programs to drive performance.

Ability to write and deliver quality, effective communications materials.

Maintain and update all vehicles of communication for employees, including the intranet homepage and publishing pages, TV monitors, push e-mails, etc. Manage ongoing internal content calendar and communications schedule.

Provide communication consulting services, including the development of a strategic communications plan for a variety of business projects and activities.

Ability to develop, plan and organize corporate engagement and volunteer events.

Develop communications for Corporate Responsibility events and assist with Athene USA Charitable Foundation and Volunteer Network administration.

Requirements

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

Advanced writing and editing skills.

Understanding of current technologies in delivering and developing communications including: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Internet, intranet (SharePoint), blogs, etc.

A team player with the ability to work collaboratively across the business to ensure seamless and integrated service delivery.

Capabilities/strengths:

  • Verbal & Written Communications 

  • Project Management 

  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment 

  • Ability to manage complex processes and systems 

  • Organizational skills

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS: 

Bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Five to seven plus years of corporate communications experience.

Please email resumes to Corporatecommunications@athene.com by May 22 with the subject line Communications Consultant