MassMutual Financial Group Communication Consultant-HR in Springfield, Massachusetts

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We at MassMutual value diversity and inclusion. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we’re stronger.

Description

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POSITION SUMMARY

The communication consultant will help drive strategic communications for Human Resources, enterprise-wide projects and our corporate functions.

The candidate is responsible for developing internal communications strategies, plans, presentations, talking points, and other materials of the highest quality, and will work closely with business partners, up to and including members of the senior leadership team, to identify communication needs and implement effective communication solutions using both traditional and emerging media tactics (e.g., written, visual, video, etc.).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with business partners, including members of the HR and corporate-area leadership teams, to identify internal communication needs and develop strategies and materials to implement effective communication solutions.

  • Serve as a key partner with HR and corporate functions by creating employee communications that drive employee engagement, enhance organizational culture and support key initiatives.

  • Effectively counsel partners as appropriate, ensuring consistency and quality of communications.

  • Contribute to the planning and management of key meetings and special events including preparation of agendas, talking points and presentations.

  • Effectively collaborate with communication counterparts in other areas of the business on integrated communications plans as required.

  • Develop clear and concise written communications for a variety of internal audiences and platforms, including the company intranet.

  • Actively participate in editorial meetings and internal communications strategy sessions.

  • Participate in data-driven analysis of communications effectiveness and have the ability to adapt/respond to findings.

  • Participate on cross-business project teams as needed/required.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, journalism or related field.

  • 8-10 years human resource communications experience, with at least five years specific to internal/employee communications required.

  • Superior writing, editing and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to write clearly and concisely on a variety of complex business topics.

  • Ability to interact and influence at all levels of the organization.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop integrated communication plans that take into account the needs of various audiences; work with communication partners (e.g., PR, Field Communications, etc.) as needed.

  • Effectively handle pressures and demands from multiple partners simultaneously.

  • Commitment to understanding and applying communication best practices and innovative techniques as appropriate.

  • Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of human resources and familiarity with the financial services industry is strongly preferred.

  • 10+ plus years of preferred experience

Ranked No. 77 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2017) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.

CORE VALUES

Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

For more information, visit www.massmutual.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

• 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2017)

• DiversityInc Noteworthy Company (2017)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2017)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)