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Lead Communications Strategy \u0026 Events Specialist - P161133_S3

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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\u003Cp\u003EAt Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. \u003Cstrong\u003EWe\u0027re all about people, and our employees are why Discover \u003C/strong\u003Eis\u003Cstrong\u003E a great place to work.\u003C/strong\u003E Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E Responsible for the strategic development of communications, program management, and events. Develops and delivers messages to employees. Expands the company\u0027s use of digital capabilities. Executes employee engagement activities and team events, including town halls, award ceremonies, business meetings, employee celebrations, and volunteer events.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EResponsibilities\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003ELeads the organization and execution of business meetings and a broad range of events.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDevelops and executes communication strategies to drive culture, awareness, and engagement across the organization.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ELeads the design and execution of event planning, including recognition events, town halls, volunteer days, and leadership meetings. Identifies opportunities for process improvements. Leads improvement initiatives through approval processes and implementation.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EMeasures program effectiveness, including success of events and effectiveness of communications.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EResolves resource needs, schedules collisions, and other issues to ensure the delivery of projects.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvides communication support and responses for events, announcements, and business meetings. Drives communication of internal intranet sites, including content development, updates, and identifies opportunities to increase engagement.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESupports execution of communication campaigns.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EManages vendor relationships and negotiates service terms and agreements.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECoordinates and communicates the status of business activities across teams.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ELiaises with internal partners in during both the event planning process as well as during execution of events.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMinimum Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EAt a minimum, here\u0027s what we need from you:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0027s Degree in Communications, Business, or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E4\u002B years of work experience with 2 years in large-scale event planning and communications\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIn lieu of a degree, 6\u002B years of experience in event planning, communications, or relationship management\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EIf we had our say, we\u0027d also look for:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003E4\u002B years of experience in event planning, communications, or relationship management\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cp\u003E The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity \u0026 inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E



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Posted: 2019-11-12 Expires: 2019-12-12

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