Kaiser Permanente Sr Communications Consultant in Oakland, California

Responsible for providing complex communications consultation, communications planning, implementation and recommended solutions for multiple Kaiser Permanente programs and projects (targeting both internal and external audiences) to meet organizational brand and reputation goals.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop and implement communications plans and tactics to fulfill the strategic and operational goals and objectives of the overall communications program developed by the communications practice leader for his/her clients to deliver, promote and protect the organization's brand and reputation.

  • Provide communications consulting to internal clients on internal and external communications. Consulting activity will vary from verbal communications or advice on communications issues to providing customized communications materials.

  • Strategizes with client, writes creative briefs, researches and analyzes information, prepares presentations (PowerPoint presentations, speeches and talking points), plans logistics, and manages overall coordination.

  • Ensure content is consistent with the Kaiser Permanente brand in terms of tone, manner, and messaging.

  • Manages and completes multiple assignments in short time frames and coordinates diverse projects and activities into a cohesive and strategic program.

  • Acquire the input and resources of other communications staff in the organization to fulfill the objectives of communication plans and projects on behalf of communications practice leaders' clients.

  • Coordinates the deliverables of other communicators in the organization to ensure that special projects are in compliance with negotiated timelines/financial allocations.

  • Implement measures to determine effectiveness of communications programs and create plans to improve results.

  • May supervise other communications staff for the purpose of implementing specific communications projects, events, or programs within a given timeframe.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience in corporate communications environment to include two (2) years of supervisory experience of entry-level communications staff required.

  • Recent experience in planning and implementing complex communications plans and projects for a large complex organization, agency and health care background required, with track record of increasing responsibility.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, english, business administration or related field, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of policies, practices and systems.

  • Regularly contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards.

  • Considered functional expert in field within KP.

  • Frequently contributes to the development of new theories and methods.

  • Employs expertise as a generalist or specialist.

  • Excellent writing and editing skills.

  • Demonstrated excellence in working effectively with senior leaders and managers in large organizations and influencing their approach to communications.

  • Demonstrated excellence in working collaboratively in a team setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • KP experience preferred.

  • Master's degree preferred.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Sr Communications Consultant

LOCATION: Oakland, California

REQNUMBER: 698974

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.