Kaiser Permanente Sr Communication Consultant in Oakland, California

Responsible for providing complex communications consultation, communications planning, implementation and recommended solutions for large organization initiatives (targeting both internal and external audiences) to meet organizational brand and reputation goals. Serves as expert advisor on overall communications strategy to leadership team of organization initiatives. Gives voice to the KP story internally, develops positive relationships with stakeholders, and protects and enhances the brand image and reputation of the organization. Position will exercise judgment within broadly defined policies in developing methods and techniques for obtaining results.

Essential Functions: - Developsand implements communications plansand tactics to fulfill the strategicand operational goals and objectives of the overall communications program, promote,and protect the organization-s brandand reputation and Northern California strategy. - Provides 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, researchesand analyzes information, prepares presentations (PowerPoint presentations, speeches,and talking points), plans logistics, and manages overall coordination. - Ensures content is consistent w/ the Kaiser Permanente brand in terms of tone, manner,and messaging. - Manages and completes multiple assignments in short time framesand coordinates diverse projects and activities into a cohesive and strategic program. - Acquires the inputand resources of other communications staff in the organization to fulfill the objectives of communication plansand projects on behalf of clients. - Coordinates the deliverables of other communicators in the organization to ensure that special projects are in compliance w/ negotiated timelines/financial allocations. - Implement measures to determine effectiveness of communications programsand creates plans to improve results. - May supervise other communications staff for the purpose of implementing specific communications projects, events, or programs within a given timeframe. - Position may require travel throughout the Northern California region.

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Seven (7) or more years of experience in corporate communications environment. Education - Bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, journalism 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: - Excellent writing and editing skills. - Demonstrated excellence in working effectively with senior leaders and managers in large organizational and influencing their approach to communications. - Demonstrated excellence in working collaboratively in a team setting. - Demonstrated results in Project management, Consulting skills, customer focus, Writing and editing skills, and Strategic thinking. - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications: - KP experience preferred. - Experience in planning and implementing complex communications plans and projects for a large complex organization, agency and health care background with in the past three (3) years. - Research and measurement experience. - Master's degree preferred.

Additional Preferred Qualifications: High degree of writing, editing, and proofreading proficiency Experience with employee engagement initiatives; both strategy and execution of complex cascaded communications Excellent critical thinking skills and ability to identify key audiences and approaches Ability to work independently and and interdependently Up to date on social media outreach strategies and tactics employed by public relations, and social media metrics

COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Sr Communication ConsultantLOCATION Oakland, CAREQNUMBER 624649

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.