MassMutual Financial Group Communications Consultant in Springfield, Massachusetts

Founded in 1851, MassMutual is committed to its purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love.

Ranked No. 76 in the annual FORTUNE® 500 ranking (FORTUNE® Magazine, 6/15/16), MassMutual continues its long history of financial strength. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans achieve their financial goals. We continue to be recognized for our efforts to create a diverse and inclusive workplace! MassMutual is one of DiversityInc’s 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity and ranked a 2016 Top 10 Company for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives. In 2015, after more than 15 years of earning a place on the Working Mother Top 100 Best Companies list, MassMutual was inducted into the Working Mother Hall of Fame.

MassMutual also scored 100 percent on The Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index (CEI) to earn a spot on the CEI Best Places to Work List (2016). In addition, MassMutual has been recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute and 2016 Military Friendly Employer by Military Friendly. For more information, visit www.massmutual.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+ and Pinterest. MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales representatives. CRN201806

Job Summary : Communications professional responsible for providing consulting to business leaders and business partners on full spectrum communications reaching various key stakeholders, including field and home-office audiences. Responsible for developing external and internal communications strategies, presentations, talking points, and other materials of the highest caliber, and will work closely with business partners, up to and including member of the senior leadership team, to identify communication needs and consulting on the implementation of effective communication solutions using both traditional and emerging media tactics (e.g., written, visual, video, etc.).

This employee would support our Field Management team and be responsible for working with various regional leaders – supporting both strategic and tactical communication aligned to the launch and marketing of Insurance, Retirement, and Wealth Management products, programs and initiatives.

Job responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Work with business partners, including members of the MassMutual Financial Advisor leadership teams to identify communication needs and develop strategies and materials to implement effective communication solutions

  • Serve as key internal communication contact for the business, providing counsel and ensuring consistency and quality of communications

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

  • Effectively collaborate with communication counterparts in other areas of the business (MM International, Customer Experience, Technology, HR, Strategic, Corporate, etc.) on integrated communications plans as required.

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

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

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism or related field (preferred).

  • 5-7 years of communications experience, with at least 5 years specific to internal/employee communications.

  • Strong 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.

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

Winning Ways:

  • Focus on the Customer: Know your customers well; add value with sense of urgency.

  • Act with Integrity: Be trustworthy, adhere to high ethical standards and adhere to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

  • Value People : Lead people to success; appreciate diverse backgrounds, ideas and experiences.

  • Work Collaborative ly: partner with others to achieve results that leverage the right resources.

  • Achieve Results : Focus on winning; consistently exceed expectations, beat the competition.

MassMutual provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, ancestry or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law. MassMutual complies with applicable federal, state and local law governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. EEO applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, hiring, placement, promotion, discipline, termination, leaves of absence, compensation and training. MassMutual also has affirmative action programs designed to achieve equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Human Resources is responsible for the design, implementation, communication, and monitoring of affirmative action and other equal employment opportunity programs.