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Strategic Communications Consultant: Corporate Functions

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Employer Provided Salary: 107,700-141,300 Annually
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Strategic Communications Consultant: Corporate Functions
Boston, MA or Springfield, MA
The Opportunity
If you're looking to be part of a Communications team that works hard and loves what they do, you've just found your next role. As a Communication Consultant, you'll use your skill, passion and creativity to help us continue to enhance the MassMutual employee experience related to our corporate functions - from human resources and diversity, equity and inclusion to finance, investment management, enterprise risk and law, and more.
To make things even more interesting, you'll also lead or participate in the planning and execution of communication strategies for enterprise-wide initiatives, with the support of a strong multi-disciplinary communication team covering media, digital, and executive communications. While we'd love to tell you exactly what kinds of projects to expect, you just never know - but that's totally OK because you're eager for new challenges.
We're looking for someone who can provide exceptional communication counsel. Someone who is eager to learn and grow, thinks holistically and cross-functionally about communications, is an unbelievable project manager, can see and mitigate an issue brewing a mile away, loves working with others, and puts words together in such a way that makes employees (our main customer) tell us they just. can't. stop. reading.
You'll work hard on this team. You'll grow on this team. And best of all, you'll be proud to be a part of a team that is doing its part to help people secure their future and protect the ones they love.
The Team
As a member of MassMutual's Strategic Communications team, you'll work closely with leaders across the company to develop and execute communication strategies that help us achieve our goals and improve the employee experience. In this role, you'll use your knowledge, skill, and creativity to lead communication efforts to develop communication strategies to tell the story of how MassMutual creates better experiences for policyowners, advisors and employees.
The Impact

  • Inform, engage, connect and inspire MassMutual employees through clear, straightforward communications that help drive an awesome employee experience.
  • Work with internal partners to identify communication needs and develop strategies and materials that highlight work going on across our corporate functions (HR, Corporate Finance, Enterprise Risk, Investment Management, Law) making connections across various initiatives and connecting it to our broader strategy.

  • Partner with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to tell our story - including but not limited to our DEI strategy and related initiatives, promoting business resource group and education opportunities, and more.
  • Work cross-functionally to help identify and prepare for emerging social issues and proactively develop communications as needed in a timely manner.
  • Lead or support various large-scale, cross-functional communication initiatives as needed, partnering across Strategic Communications and the company or enterprise as appropriate.
  • Develop clear and concise messages using both words and visuals, partnering with our Digital team to also create eye-catching, impactful deliverables.
  • Participate in data-driven analysis of communications effectiveness and adapt/respond to findings.

The Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 8+ years communications experience, with demonstrated experience communicating social issues.

The Ideal Qualifications

  • A clear passion for communications and enhancing the employee experience
  • Proven ability to lead multi-faceted, cross functional communication projects from end-to-end
  • Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills, with demonstrated ability to write clearly and concisely on a variety of complex topics
  • Ability to collaborate and influence across and at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to establish and meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Proven ability to incorporate visuals (graphics, photos, video, etc.) into communication plans to create memorable, impactful communication deliverables and campaigns
  • Experienced in coordinating and running executive level all-employee meetings (logistics, agenda, talking points, etc.)
  • Willingness to serve as a mentor and role model for other communicators
  • Commitment to understanding and applying communication best practices and innovative techniques as appropriate

What to Expect as Part of MassMutual and the Team

  • Regular meetings with the Strategic Communications team
  • Focused one-on-one meetings with your manager
  • Access to mentorship opportunities
  • Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQ, veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups
  • Access to learning content on Degreed and other informational platforms
  • Your ethics and integrity will be valued by a company with a strong and stable ethical business with industry leading pay and benefits

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.
If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us and share the specifics of the assistance you need.
Salary Range: $107,700.00-$141,300.00

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What are MassMutual Perks + Benefits

MassMutual Benefits Overview

At MassMutual, employees have the opportunity to earn a competitive salary and bonus, enroll in an
array of benefits, and participate in programs and services that support healthy lifestyles, assist them
in building financial security for themselves and their families and help them live well-balanced lives.

Volunteer in local community
Every action supporting a common cause is meaningful, and our employees make a difference in their own communities through our Matching Gift, Matching Time and Volunteer Time Off Programs.
Partners with nonprofits
Every year, MassMutual and the MassMutual Foundation invest more than $20 million focused on advancing economic opportunity.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Employees can either attend the in-person all-hands meeting, watch live via Zoom, or watch the recording. All employees are invited to submit questions.
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Flexible work arrangements, including telecommuting, are available in many departments across the company.
Remote work program
In addition to two remote days per week, MassMutual offers employees four full remote weeks of their choice per year.
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
More than half of our Board of Directors are comprised of women and people of color, making it one of the most diverse groups in the industry.
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
A health care flexible spending account (FSA) allows employees to save money on a before-tax basis for eligible medical, dental and vision expenses, subject to IRS limits.
Disability insurance
For details on short term and long term disability insurance please visit
Dental insurance
Basic Dental covers preventive and basic restorative care; Major Dental covers all that Basic covers, plus restorations and orthodontia (limits apply).
Vision insurance
Health insurance
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Life insurance
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Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Wellness days
Abortion travel benefits
Our general medical travel benefit covers abortion-related travel.
Financial & Retirement
In addition to our 401(k), MassMutual a cash balance plan that provides an account-based pension benefit based on accruals of pay credits and interest credits.
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Every action supporting a common cause is meaningful, and our employees make a difference in their own communities through our Matching Gift and Matching Time Programs.
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Dependent care flexible spending account to allow you to set aside before tax dollars to pay for certain eligible child care expenses.
Generous parental leave
Leave for birth mothers of 18 weeks of fully paid leave. Non-birth mothers, fathers and adoptive parents eight weeks of fully paid parental leave.
Family medical leave
Caregiver leave: Up to two weeks paid leave to care for a loved one. Bereavement Leave: 15 days of paid time off to grieve the loss of a loved one with the employee defining who the loved one is.
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
MassMutual offers many opportunities for family events, from group volunteer experiences and chances to attend Red Sox games to business resource group-sponsored outings like annual pride parades.
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays: 9 fixed and 1 floating. Vacation: starts at 19 vacation and personal days per calendar year, with increases at 5-year service intervals.
Paid volunteer time
Three days of paid time off is available to employees annually to give back to their communities, by sharing their time and talent with a cause close to their heart.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Occasional illness: up to 5 days per calendar year.
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Hardship benefits
320 hours of caregiver leave to take of loved ones when it matters most.
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
MassMutual's wellness wallet is a stipend available to all employees, and can be used for myriad wellness-related purchases, including home-office purchases.
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services

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