Communications Strategist - Work from home opportunity!

Position Highlights
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Would you like to be a part of one of America's leading financial services firms? Great-West Financial is the nation's second largest insurer in sales of individual life insurance through banks. We also offer annuity and executive benefits products. Under Empower Retirement, we provide employer sponsored retirement plans as the nation's second largest retirement plan provider.
Our over 5,000 associates across 40 locations across the country provide world class service to:
30,000+ employer sponsored retirement plans
8 million+ employees participating in their employer-sponsored retirement plan
467,700+ individual life insurance and annuity accounts
$460 billion+ total assets under administration
The Communication Strategist oversees the development, implementation and management of participant communications for clients of Retirement Plan Services. This client-facing role supports the Large & Mega markets and combines financial services acumen with communications campaigns and financial education to inform and motivate individuals to improve income replacement ratios while delivering exceptional service to plan sponsors and advisors. The Strategist is responsible for accurate and timely communications relating to plan activity as well as action-based campaigns. They manage a book of business with ownership of budget, deliverables, required notices, quality control, timelines, metrics and planning.
Primary Responsibilities
Develop strategy and manage implementation of participant communications. Annual communication plans. Plan activity, required notices and audience analysis. Financial education awareness, tools and resources. Action-focused campaigns (enrollment, deferral rate increase, portfolio diversification, etc.). Advisor market strategies and leveraged offerings to expand competitive presence.
Draft, edit and proofread all written content, whether original or standardized.
Review and recommend design and delivery strategies that increase impact while reducing cost.
Coordinate Financial Education Consultant to conduct employee meetings and select presentations/webcasts.
May travel to meet with client.
Bachelor's degree in marketing, business, journalism, communications, finance or relevant field.
Series 6 and 63 licenses.
Advisor/Intermediary relationship experience and an understanding of their role, impact and the opportunity.
Knowledge of 401(k) plans including defined contribution, defined benefit, non-qualified plans and financial services industry, including relevant regulatory compliance.
Five to seven years experience in client management, corporate/benefit communications or marketing.
Track record of strong client relationship experience and project management skills.
High competency in Microsoft Office Suite and aptitude to quickly learn other systems/software.
Proven technical and persuasive writing skills and style guide knowledge.
Presentation and public speaking strengths.
Strong facilitation, conflict resolution and crisis management skills. Familiarity with variable data, personalization and multi-channel delivery.
Adaptable to a fluid work environment and seasonal spikes in workload.
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Normal Office Working Conditions
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills.
About Great-West Financial
At Great-West Financial? and Empower Retirement, our more than 5,000 associates are dedicated to helping customers secure their financial futures. We offer a range of retirement savings products, life insurance, annuities and investment services from offices across the country. If you're interested in joining a company that enjoys a record of strong performance and is rich in history yet innovative, bold and transformative, then our organization is an outstanding place for you to grow and succeed. We're an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. We're also committed to providing a drug-free workplace.

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