Kaiser Permanente Senior Communications Consultant, Project Operations in San Diego, California

This role will reside in the Membership Administration offices in San Diego. No relocation assistance provided.

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.

Additional & Preferred:

  • Leadership advisory role with demonstrated capacity to strategically plan and execute communications for employees transitioning to new technology and work process as part of a shared service.

  • Preferred background in Leadership communications, Large Program communications, Change Management communications, Communications Measurement. (Labor Relations communications a plus.)

  • The goals for the role are to effectively build understanding through clear and concise messaging across multiple channels to impacted employees, and business partners, as well as track communication, and re-evaluate on-going change management communication.

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.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, english or 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:

  • Experience within the last three (3) years 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.

  • 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.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • KP experience preferred.

  • Master's degree preferred.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Senior Communications Consultant, Project Operations

LOCATION: San Diego, California

REQNUMBER: 676390

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.