Deloitte HR Strategic Communications Manager in Chicago, Illinois

HR Strategic Communications Manager

Deloitte Consulting s Human Capital practice is a leading global advisor and implementation partner working with companies, governments, and organizations around the world. Our goal is to improve our clients organizational results and impact by focusing on challenges at the intersection of business and people.

Work you ll do

As an HR Strategic Communication Manager in the Human Capital as a Service practice of Deloitte s Human Capital group, you will perform the following job responsibilities:

Develop strategic communication plans and campaigns addressing global human resources, benefits, compensation and change management issues

Manage communications work streams from initial client meetings and concept development through writing, review, revision, production, distribution and evaluation

Develop project plans and timelines, document project budgets, select appropriate media and craft key messages

Develop a broad range of communication materials for a variety of audiences using multiple communication channels, including: print, multi-media, social networks and web

Work with designers and senior staff to develop graphic identities and approaches, and select and manage relationships with outside vendors for design, production and distribution needs and on-line communications

Attend sales calls, assess needs, develop proposals and deliver presentations.

Balance multiple assignments and schedule workload to meet established deadlines

Keep abreast of technical developments in employee benefits and compensation, and communication trends; participate in outside targeted industry organizations.

Participate in presentations to other functional groups within the firm and engage in eminence building activities Human Capital

Participate in local and regional team-building events as well as national communications networking activities

Manage junior resources

The team

As part of Deloitte Consulting LLP, our Human Capital professionals work closely with clients around the world to develop effective and efficient people-centered solutions. Our team helps clients define their talent strategy and align it with their executive business vision using innovative strategic frameworks that enhance HR service delivery models, set the stage for continuously improving operational excellence, and reimagines the HR brand. Learn more about our Human Capital practice.

Our consultants work collaboratively with clients to develop competitive rewards programs so that they can recruit and retain talent effectively. In addition to applying these skills in traditional settings, our consultants provide advisory services related to these issues in mergers and acquisitions, governance and risk management, enterprise cost reduction efforts, and other transformational business initiatives.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree

6 years of related work experience such HR-related communications, change management or other communications experience.

Project management and work plan development experience

Experience with or exposure to strategic change management and change communication strategies and assignments

Experience managing teams

Presentation experience and understanding of on-line, print and video communication channels

Working knowledge of employee benefits, compensation and human resource programs

Strong creative, writing, editing, organizational, strategic planning, analytical and interpersonal skills

Strong attention to detail, time management and follow through

Ability to work well with others in a team environment

Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Willingness to travel up to 50%


Experience in a compensation consulting firm

Experience with benefits communication

CEBS certification

How you ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.


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