Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association
Communications Specialist - Employee Communications (Media)
The Communication Specialist focused on employee communicaitons ensures a mutual understanding of PERA's Strategic Communications Plan and goals, reinforces PERA's brand and values, and engages employees to more effectively respond to change by promoting opportunities for two-way communication. This position contributes to the health and strength of PERA by overseeing content to effectively integrate organizational priorities into employee messages. A successful candidate works closely with the Senior Director of Communications, Executive Director and Human Resources to develop and release employee communications to facilitate organizational change and to contribute to a culture of engagement, collaboration, continuous learning, improvement and risk awareness.
Keeping employees informed and engaged in PERA's mission is the top priority for this position. The ideal candidate is passionate about telling great employee stories, building a culture of engagement and helping our staff understand how they play an important role in achieving company priorities. They are curious about what colleagues are doing across the organization, able to link that work to PERA's vision and mission, and comfortable interacting with senior leadership to help shape employee communications and identify trends in company culture/engagement.
Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field required. Minimum of five years of experience in internal communication, public information, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
Demonstrated ability to resolve issues using own initiative, under minimal supervision, time pressure, and competing interests
WORK FROM HOME OPTION
JOB DESCRIPTION DISCLAIMER:
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of an employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or new ones may be assigned with or without notice.
Unfortunately, at this time, we cannot consider candidates that require sponsorship (now or in the future), or are located outside of the US.
Complete the employment application online at www.copera.org/careers. Have copies of your resume and cover letter available to upload. As part of the online application, you will be asked for a response to the following questions.
As part of the application process we would like you to submit up to three work samples from your past employment. Please send your samples via e-mail directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT COLORADO PERA
As Colorado's largest public pension plan, we are committed to providing retirement and other benefits to more than 600,000 current and former teachers, State Troopers, corrections officers, snowplow drivers, and many other public employees who provide valuable service to all of Colorado.
We hire exceptional employees and invest in their growth and development. We are passionate about our work and committed to serving our members by delivering quality customer service, sound investment decisions, and education programs. Our culture is built on the core values of integrity and accountability, excellence and initiative, collaboration, and engagement. We value diverse perspectives and promote an inclusive culture, recognizing that our people are our primary asset. We provide a healthy work-life balance and a culture where excellence is rewarded. At PERA, your work makes a difference every day.
At PERA, you will earn more than just a paycheck- our total rewards package is focused on wellbeing. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan with eligibility for most plans being the first of the month following the date of hire. We offer a generous paid time off plan as well as paid volunteer hours, PERA's defined benefit plan, 401(k) and 457 defined contribution plans (including employer match on the 401(k), as applicable), tuition assistance, on-the-job training, free access to an on-site fitness center, free on-site parking or RTD subsidy, and more. For more information, please visit www.copera.org/careers.
Position Title: Communications Specialist - Email Marketing and Communications
Reports to: Director of Communications
Job Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Salary: $65,550 - $87,400 annually, Commensurate with experience
Posting Date: 6/9/2022 - 6/27/2022