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Senior Communications Manager

Philadelphia, PA | Job #324673
Job Title: Senior Communications Manager
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Freelance / Contract

We have an exciting opportunity for a Communications Manager! This position is a remote role. Looking for someone with 8+ years of Communications experience. The Senior Communications Manager will be responsible for planning, developing and executing communications plans and activities in support of new and current initiatives such as PowerPoint Decks, User Guides, drafting emails for executives, etc. The main focus of the work will be enterprise-impacting internal communication in support of Project Genesis, a large-scale network evolution project, and other network projects. 


Senior Communications Manager Responsibilities:
  • Provides communications support to senior leaders within CONNECT, including communication around key initiatives, high level organization announcements, All Hands meetings, project and team recognition/milestone achievements, and other communications needs.
  • Provides communications support related primarily to Project Genesis and network-related business initiatives; audiences will include employees both inside and outside the CONNECT organization (i.e., within TPX and across the Comcast Cable enterprise, more broadly).
  • Supports Project Genesis communications (proactive and reactive) in partnership with members of the Corporate Internal and External Communications teams.
  • Partners with Project Genesis program leaders and project managers across several functions that are responsible for planning, testing, technology and tools, construction, deployment, operations, training, customer service, marketing, communicating, and measuring each phase of the project.
  • This includes working closely with Division Employee Communications Leads to stakeholder and distribute messaging and materials to their leaders and audiences, as well as other key stakeholders to ensure alignment across the company and the timely and effective dissemination of messaging and materials to employees.
  • Works in close partnership with Director, TPX Communications, Network, and other TPX Internal Communications Contractor(s) directly supporting Genesis and network communications.
  • Activities may include drafting, editing, proofreading, layout and distribution of content across print, online, video, digital and social media (e.g., Yammer).
  • Activities may include creating, presenting and stake-holding communications plans, tactics, timelines; setting up and publishing content to the company intranet using content management tools and setting up/distributing messages using email/digital campaign manager tools; and managing the end-to-end review and approval cycle with multiple sources of feedback.
  • Carries out administrative aspects of communications, including virtual/onsite event planning and support, distribution lists, meeting invitations, etc.
  • Identifies story ideas for newsletter and intranet posting.
  • Keeps communications fresh, creative, and engaging; regularly develops and explores new ideas and strategies, such as social forums and platforms.
  • Ensures proper post-project analysis and continuous improvement approach, with a keen eye for metrics and communications effectiveness.
  • Consistently exercises independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Senior Communications Manager Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent; English, communications, or journalism preferred.
  • Generally requires 8+ years related experience, preferably relevant internal or operational/technical communications experience. Knowledge of/experience with and/or interest/aptitude for telecom, internet service providers (ISPs) and/or broadband networks a plus.
  • Ability to write quickly; distilling complex concepts into key messages in a fast-paced environment is critical.
  • Strong professional demeanor and comfort interacting with senior leaders and subject matter experts across the organization and coordinating with external partners (e.g., creative services, print/video production).
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective partnerships across the organization at all levels.
  • Ability to work within a deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to work independently and seamlessly with teams, managing multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams).
  • Proficiency in Graphic Design applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.) a plus.

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