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A few reasons Associates love working at Lockton include:

  • Opportunities for growth and advancement, including paid training and professional development.
  • 12-week paid parental leave.
  • An emphasis on community involvement and giving back.
  • Frequent athletic and wellness events.
  • Incredibly generous rewards; US Associates receive a Rolex for their 10-year anniversary!
  • We are uncommonly and perpetually independent.

Communications Specialist

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Description:

Lockton is seeking a skilled communicator to create, manage and deliver consultative advice and custom communications to our clients. The successful candidate will be an outstanding researcher, writer, editor and proofer with a keen eye for visual design and the skills required to lead client open items calls, take detailed notes on client feedback and ensure timely delivery of open projects. 

Client Management:
Work directly with clients to define project scope, gather necessary information, and set shared expectations regarding content, design and deadlines
Provide planning and consulting advice to clients regarding messaging, layout, medium selection, and distribution channel management
Work with clients throughout development to ensure new direction is incorporated, questions are answered and collaborative environment is maintained

Project Management: 

  • Serve as lead creator of scoped content
  • Draft flawless copy
  • Provide clear messaging and creative direction to designers
  • Create and maintain client editorial calendars, communication plans and project plans 
  • Work with internal partners (strategic consultants, benefits service teams, traffic managers, copywriters, proofers and graphic designers) to ensure commitments are met and deliverables exceed client expectations
  • Follow processes as defined by the Creative Director
  • Ensure error-free delivery of commitments by following established proofreading procedures, spell checks and using available reference materials for proper grammar, punctuation and proper sentence structure
  • Achieve the desired output by editing art and copy with 100% accuracy and consistency using nomenclature, proper grammar, usage, punctuation, type specs, typography, grids, folios and pagination
  • Review each stage of development to ensure that all marked internal changes and client changes are done accurately and with no newly introduced errors
  • Organize the team calendar, assign responsibilities, and keep team on task for deliverables
  • Able to attend evening and lunch events with clients to build ongoing relationships
  • Participate in internal office meetings as required
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

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Qualifications:

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, English or closely related major
  • A minimum of three years’ full-time experience in communications (employee communication, corporate communication, public relations, marketing, or advertising)
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Strong working knowledge in use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Strong knowledge of AP Style
  • Excellent writing, proofing and editing skills with a strong drive for accuracy and detail
  • Exemplary aptitude and proven ability for use of the English language with regard to sentence structure, punctuation, paragraph formation, and grammar and proofreading skills
  • Ability to apply and enforce client established brand guidelines
  • Demonstrated knowledge of total rewards, including compensation, medical plans, dental and vision, life and disability, etc. is preferred
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, highly productive and collaborative environment through strong organizational and multi-tasking skills

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Lockton Companies LLC is proud to provide everyone an equal opportunity to grow and advance. We strive to cultivate an environment that learns from, celebrates, and thrives because of our breadth of differences. We are committed to fostering a culture where every member of the Lockton family feels valued and accepted as they are and safe to bring their authentic selves to work every single day. At the end of the day, our mission is to ensure that our family can be anyone’s family.

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