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Communications Specialist ( Proposals)

Date:  Jul 15, 2021
Req ID:  44028
Remote Position:  Yes
Country:  US
Line of Business:  VSP Vision Care
Division:  Community Eye Care

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

Lead the development and implementation of integrated communications programs across multiple external audiences.

Essential Functions

Develop and execute effective and integrated communication plans, including strategies and tactics across all channels, and leveraging all communication opportunities.

 

Oversee and ensure integration of day to day running-the-business communications for assigned audience(s) or channel(s).

 

Manage multiple concurrent projects, often requiring outside resources and crossing divisions to produce the most effective communications.

 

Serve as communication strategist and consult with corporate and division partners to develop strategies key messages and vehicles for communication to support corporate, division, and project objectives.

 

Lead and/or participate in project meetings.  Proactively and openly articulate ideas and concerns with both corporate and project stakeholders, while balancing the objectives of both groups.

 

Evaluate the impact of different communication channels and messaging strategies to ensure effective communications.

 

Serve as account manager between creative teams and business partners. Initiate and manage creative strategy work, including some direct content development.

 

Understand and leverage communication touch points for assigned audiences and/or projects.

 

Ensure market positioning and approved key messages are adhered to.

 

Manage communication projects, including tracking, reporting status, project budget, and measurement of tactics. 

 

Analyze processes and strategies relating to increasing efficiency, quality, cost-control principles, workflow, accuracy, and reduction of complex production processes and products, providing recommendations for improvement.

 

Advise and recommend effective communication approaches.

 

Write and edit copy for various communication pieces.

 

Manage various communication processes and workflow.

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

 

Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, or related experience  

 

One to three years’ experience in related communications work for a variety of mediums and customizing content to targeted audiences

 

Project management experience

 

Excellent verbal communication skills. Ability to speak in group situations with clear and concise communication

 

Excellent written communication skills. Ability to write documentation and reports that are clear, complete, and understood by both technical and non-technical audiences

 

Ability to organize individual responsibilities for multiple tasks, resulting in the timely and accurate completion and delivery tasks

 

Proficiency with word processing, flowcharts, and spreadsheet applications

 

Excellent interpersonal skills to foster cooperation amongst business partners and coordinate internal as well as external resource/workload

 

Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment the in performance of his/her job duties

 

Ability to work with individuals from all levels of organization

 

Proficient in word processing and desktop publishing applications

Preferred Skills

Request for Proposal (RFP) response experience, including development and writing

 

Excellent math skills

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions from noise, dust etc.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


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