Communications Manager in Kent, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Kent, WA
  • Duration:
    16 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    7/27/2018
  • Job ID:
    128868
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    425/376-1726

Job Description

Communications Manager, Internal IT

This is an estimated 5 month temporary position, with the possibility of converting to a direct hire, in Kent, WA and is offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. We are among the largest staffing companies in the US for contingent/temporary and direct hire placements, and support many of the top rated Pacific Northwest companies.

This position involves working with all departments to create and execute transition communication, training plans and deliverables for IT related activities, programs, and projects. This role is accountable to work with all functions in the IT division, key vendors who deliver our hardware and software programs, cross-functional coordination with partners across the initiatives, and technical implementations. Models and acts in accordance with our guiding values and mission. The role also integrates IT communications across the enterprise and serves as a regular contributor to change management efforts.

Responsibilities

  • Lead communication and change management efforts including
  • Communications plans for client end users and business units
  • Acclimate quickly to and gain full understanding of client communications culture (existing vehicles, preferred voice, communications strategy and approach, etc.)
  • Complete stakeholder analysis
  • Integrate client communication approach with transition communications recommendations into a transition communications plan
  • Manage the development, approval and distribution for all communications as documented within the plan
  • Document all elements within a training plan
  • Coordinate the scheduling of all trainings
  • Communicate the training schedule and supporting guides to account team members

Skills and experience

  • Helping us with internal communication more than external
  • Change management with legacy culture, new tools, new campus move, etc.
  • Ex. moving to O365, exchange online, and other projects
  • IT internal communication
  • Works with ambiguity, look at gaps where communication is needed
  • Use prior experience to give us ideas on how to do things better
  • Experience with large implementations affected different groups in different ways
  • Working with service desk org with changes and incorporate into future communications
  • On-prem to cloud transitions experience helpful
  • Organized, detail oriented
  • Ability to present their approach and show to leadership

Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience in marketing and/or communications with an emphasis on company internal communications is required
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • Strong writing experience and expertise in a variety of media (including emerging communication technologies), creative conceptualization, writing for comprehension and editing
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and resources, including the management of external communications vendors
  • Demonstrated experience in successful implementation of large change management and change communication programs; connecting strategic communications to successful business outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability and success in creating and delivering effective communication plans and strategies

Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is an international provider of staffing services, outsourcing solutions, and information technology infrastructure services. We offer a candidate referral bonus, please inquire for more details. (Conditions and restrictions apply).

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.