17 days old
2017-11-022017-12-04

Director- Communications

MetLife
Bridgewater, NJ
**Job Location:** United States : New Jersey : Bridgewater







**Role Value Proposition:**







Oversees the strategic planning process to ensure that internal communications are aligned with Group Benefits overall business objectives and plan and/or support MetLifes overall strategy and vision. Directs communications processes and production of communications media assigned line of business(es). Works with internal and external strategic business partners to achieve business objectives. Assesses and determines the most appropriate and effective communications solutions while driving implementation & metrics.







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ Align internal communications with external communications plan



+ Develops and directs strategic internal communications process from the creation of a strategic communication plan, through execution, by leveraging appropriate support, project management processes and communication platforms in close partnership with Corporate Communications



+ Responsible for EVP presentation development for all in-market meetings, Town Halls, Sales conferences, leadership events, and other business-directed forums with guidance and direction from Corporate Comms



+ Provides internal communication support to Group Benefits SLT



+ Fosters cross-functional relationships with key business partners, both internally and externally, to ensure initiatives, programs and support services drive value creation and deliver results for Group Benefits



+ Responsible for strategic operations of broader communications team including review processes, communications calendar, workflow and general platform oversight



+ Manages a team of four associates with full people management responsibility including budget, performance and compensation management, and training and development



+ Perform other related functions as needed







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







+ Bachelors degree, preferably in Communications, Marketing or related discipline



+ 8+ years of relevant business experience, preferably in large corporations



+ Proven success at managing multiple time-sensitive projects, both small- and large-scale, with remarkable attention to detail



+ Organizational and problem-solving capabilities to connect the dots and translate complex information into clear, concise, compelling and motivational narratives



+ Track record of working effectively in a matrix structure, including partnering with corporate internal communications and creative services functions



+ Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills including protocol, relationship building, collaboration, influencing and negotiation across all levels of the organization



+ Demonstrated sound business judgment, maturity, tact and discretion, with the ability to inspire the trust, confidence and respect of peers and senior leaders



+ Ability to work independently with flexibility and focus in a dynamic environment







**Business Category**







Communications







**Number of Openings**







1







**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**







MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.







**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**







Requisition #: 82261

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