Career Communications Analyst - Philadelphia/Washington, D.C.
Mercer's Career business group is seeking candidates for the following position based in the Philadelphia or Washington, DC office:
What can you expect?
You will participate in employee-facing communication engagements across industries
You will execute on communication strategies and plans by developing associated deliverables that articulate client objectives, advance an employee value proposition (EVP), contribute to behavior change through the transmission of information and sharing of employee feedback/emotions (change management), and/or increase employee engagement
You will perform some light project management duties, including maintaining project plans; participating in meetings; and other associated tasks
What is in it for you?
A company with a strong brand, with experience developing solutions for today's and tomorrow's toughest challenges
The opportunity to contribute intellectual capital as part of the global leader in human resources consulting
A culture of internal mobility, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration
Employee Resource Groups which provide access to leaders, relevant volunteer and mentoring opportunities, and interactions with counterparts in industry groups and client organizations
Flexible work opportunities for work/life balance
Competitive pay and a full benefits package, starting Day 1 (Medical, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance, Employee Stock Purchase program, and a generous paid time-off allowance); plus a fixed company contribution AND a company match on your 401(k) after one year of service
We will count on you to:
Create, review, and edit customized human resources communication materials for targeted audiences utilizing MS Word and PowerPoint, and writing for digital communication platforms (HR portals, virtual benefits fairs)
Implement communication strategies and work plans by creating project deliverables, and applying and implementing applicable knowledge obtained through experience and research
Occasionally interact with clients by answering questions, handling edits or changes, and providing requested materials over the phone, via e-mail, or by attending client meetings (remotely initially, possibly in-person post-pandemic)
Occasionally coordinate reviews (compliance, technical, editorial, client, vendor, etc.) and resolve complex and unique issues raised during the review process to ensure accuracy and effectiveness of the materials, escalating difficult issues to project managers and senior consultants as appropriate
Assist Associate and Senior Communication consultants with project management and production coordination on large, complex assignments
Leverage work, when appropriate, to other resources (other analysts, administrative assistants, graphic designers, etc.) and provide guidance for accomplishing work and meeting performance standards
What you need to have:
Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, communication, human resources, or related Liberal Arts field of study
Journalism, editorial, business writing, communications, or other writing or editing-related internship or extracurricular experience
Ability to operate well in a team environment and independently with minimal supervision
Strong writing, editing, grammar, proofreading, and organizational skills
Strong oral presentation, business acumen, and creativity
Strong command of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and handle multiple tasks in a demanding work environment
What makes you stand out?
Prior experience or interest in internal communications
Internship or extracurricular experience in an HR environment or for a professional services or consulting firm
Experience writing content for a variety of audiences and across a variety of print and digital mediums
Mercer believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Mercer's more than 25,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with 76,000 colleagues and annual revenue of $17 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit https://www.me.mercer.com/. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.
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