Pay Rate: $0
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Contract

Our client, a Fortune 500 company located in the north suburbs, is looking for a Communications Manager Consultant for a 12+ months project. This role will be responsible for executing results-focused communication that supports the Retail Transformation program.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Executes communication plan and activities across releases/initiatives and stakeholder groups, recommends changes as needed
  • Works closely with change management leads, program leaders and/or project teams to align daily activities to program strategy
  • Collaborates routinely with other communications functions to ensure consistent and accurate messaging and delivery
  • Coordinates executive communication and media (video presentations, etc.)
  • Develops specific and targeted communications, including emails, speech writing, video scripts, presentations, websites and newsletters
  • Executes communication approval processes; raises risks or barriers
  • Helps manage feedback processes/channels and develops responses and other assets such as FAQ documents
  • Recommends improvements for communication effectiveness

 

Required Skills:

  • 5-10 years of corporate communication experience (e.g., drafting speeches, executive communications, organization-wide communications)
  • Experience developing messaging, as demonstrated by writing samples
  • Experience analyzing and framing strategic issues and transforming into influential or persuasive language
  • Experience expressing ideas in a clear and compelling way, to identify key issues in complex situations and be flexible enough to change plans when necessary
  • Experience collaborating with internal and external resources to develop and execute communication
  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates
  • Experience providing regular program communication support for global system implementation program
  • Experience interacting with and influencing senior leaders, operational teams and employees
  • Experience working both independently and in a team environment

Please email your resume to aliciaharris@ifgpr.com for immediate consideration.