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  • Location: Milwaukee
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 14 August 2018
    Manpower is looking for Communications Specialist for an Insurance client downtown Milwaukee.
    The media & public relations communication specialist assists in the development and management of communication programs, initiatives, campaigns and media channels that support the strategic corporate communication priorities. These activities inform, educate, and influence a range of target audiences including the news media, the company's clients, prospects, key influencers, the field, employees, and other stakeholders. Works under the guidance of and in collaboration with the functional director and/or assistant director.
    * Assists in development and implementation of strategic communication plan and strategies to drive business outcomes in support of business partner and communication priorities.
    * Execute communication tactics with emphasis on writing key messages, supporting documents (news releases, FAQs, copy concepts, etc.), news articles, collateral, etc.
    * Work with Creative Solutions on asset creation, including work requests and project management
    * Assist PR team members on various initiatives, including national outreach, regional outreach, diversity/ target market outreach, special projects.
    * Provide media line assistance. This includes: assist financial representatives with media opportunities and/or corporate opportunities when appropriate- talking point creation and compliance approval, as well as media training when necessary.
    * Measures effectiveness of communication support and/or return on communication investment.
    * Skillfully manages complex programs, matrixed strategies and significant workload.

    * Bachelor's degree in communication, journalism, public relations, marketing or social sciences, advanced degree and asset.
    * Strong communication skills (writing, speaking, listening, influencing) are a must, with the ability to influence without authority, manage through ambiguity and build relationships.
    * Solid decision-making and problem-solving skills.