EY Talent Communications Associate Director in Albany, New York
At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.
Join our Brand, Marketing and Communications (BMC) team and you will directly support and promote our brand and reputation. Through internal communications, public relations and corporate communications, you’ll provide a wide range of marketing and communications services to internal and external audiences. These include current and future clients, our current and future employees, alumni, regulators, the media and the communities within which we operate.
You’ll spearhead the development and implementation of a variety of internal communications that align with our Talent programs and initiatives, EY culture and values and our Americas leadership business objectives. We’re looking for a professional to bring fresh thinking, organization and prioritization, and new ideas to engage our people and continue to attract and retain top talent. You will be expected to team closely with internal stakeholders, senior leaders, agency partners and Brand, Marketing and Communications (BMC) colleagues to help drive awareness and understanding of Talent programs that impact Americas professionals.
Your key responsibilities
You’ll be expected to liaise with our Americas Leadership and Talent teams to help develop and execute People/Talent related campaigns and communications that will reach more than 55,000 professionals across the Americas. You will be responsible for building and cultivating strong trusted advisor relationships with key internal Talent stakeholders and program leads to provide communications support that reinforce approved business priorities and objectives. You will be responsible for advising Talent leaders on best practice communications approaches that drive consistent messaging.
Skills and attributes for success
Leverage organizational and project management skills; craft agile short-term and long-term action plans
Work with BMC Talent leader to develop and execute a communication strategy for various communications, including Learning and Development, Total Rewards (compensation and benefits), Corporate Responsibility, well-being and more
Provide creative input and execution for special projects that showcase EY as an employer of choice and promote EY as a best place to work for new and experienced professionals
Ability to present complex ideas and anticipate potential objections by leveraging experience, insight and creativity to influence others to consider innovative solutions by presenting alternatives when obstacles and objections arise
Able to apply critical thinking to anticipate and communicate the ramification of decisions and issues to project stakeholders
Leverage extensive experience and deep insight to deftly advise and influence leadership on the optimal use of communications to share best practices, build the business and create a shared and inspirational vision
Strong business acumen, executive presence, and personal leadership
Innovative, creative thinkers who are strategic, collaborative and consultative and who can bring a fresh perspective will thrive in this environment
To qualify for the role, you must have
Minimum of 10 years of communications experience is preferred
A Bachelor’s degree with a Communications or related major or equivalent experience
Strong writing and editing skills and previous writing/editing experience in internal communications, PR, or journalism fields
Experience with and/or deep understanding of Talent and HR functions
Ability to build relationships with senior leadership as well as peers and colleagues at all levels
Experience navigating a matrixed organizational structure and make strategic connections to help drive success
Capable of maintaining discretion and confidentiality at all times when dealing with sensitive or proprietary information
Proven ability to articulate complex content into cohesive, clear, straightforward messaging for broad audiences
Experience in successfully managing and delivering executive communications requests in a large-scale corporate environment
Experience in internal event development and rapid response communications
Ideally, you’ll also have
Experience in successfully managing and delivering executive communications requests in a large-scale corporate environment preferred.
Ability to explore innovative uses of technology to achieve goals and stay at forefront of best-in- class communications practice
Experience in measuring the effectiveness of communication strategies and approaches.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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