Regional Associate Manager - Corporate Relations

Rancho Cordova, California
Not Specified
Oct 18, 2016
Dec 17, 2016
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Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for building strong relationships with direct reports and team members; work to help develop team members' skills and expertise as needed.
  • Fosters a diverse and inclusive working environment; demonstrates consensus building and conflict resolution techniques; provides and receives constructive input, feedback, and counsel on project work.
  • Develops long-term, integrated projects; adjusts and revises plans as feedback dictates; contributes to regional senior-level conversations to position CR as a key enabler for the strategic decisions of the region.
  • Breaks down problems / issues into manageable and understandable pieces to fully identify the root causes; leads others to do the same; adjusts thinking and problem-solving techniques to adapt to changing client / company needs / issues.
  • Contributes new and creative solutions to problems, which are actionable and realistic for the client to implement; leads others through the creative thinking process; synthesizes creative ideas and forms them into actionable solutions for strategic issues.
  • Helps regional partners structure their initiatives to complement their overall strategy; identifies opportunities for CR to contribute their expertise to the region to achieve overall business goals; provides "on-the-spot" communication counsel to address new or potential issues.
  • Maintains friendly and professional relationships with business partners at all levels; negotiates with regional clients in moderate-risk situations; anticipates implications from various courses of action and makes recommendations that are trusted and accepted by regional partners.
  • Plans and budgets for team projects; negotiates for and allocates resources to optimize cost-effectiveness and productivity; delegates project work; sets agendas for team/project meetings; manages the total work of a project for the team; integrates project development with the long-term strategies of the business unit or company.
  • Develops targeted messages which create an understanding of complex subject matter; demonstrates a high level of professional knowledge and skill. Creates communications which convey both the priority and interrelationship of key messages, leading audiences to the intended action and behavior change.

Job Qualifications

  • Experience, Education
    • 5 to 7 years in a communications role
    • insurance and financial services business acumen preferred
    • Bachelor degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or related field

  • Business Acumen
  • Reputation and Brand Management
  • Writing Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Internal Communication Skills
  • External Communication
    • Media Relations
    • Government Relations & Public Affairs
    • Issues Management
  • Communication Strategy and Planning
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Strategic Philanthropy

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  • Committee/subgroup work
  • Talent Share opportunities
  • Certifications/Awards
  • Completed programs/coursework

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