EY Americas Learning Purpose Engagement Specialist, Supervising Associate in Chicago, Illinois
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The Americas Learning Purpose Engagement Specialist, Supervising Associate is responsible for strategic planning and engagement across all learning stakeholders, from individual learners to firm leaders.
Strategy, communications, marketing and project management knowledge is required to develop strategic business plans, stakeholder mapping, marketing and communication deliverables to solve business problems and improve consumption of learning and experiences within the Purpose and Vision portfolio.
This position requires an individual to be able to:
Identify stakeholders and audiences
Use data to determine the current state and to inform communication and engagement strategies
Draft and distribute marketing and communications to stakeholder and audience groups
This position may also have responsibility for managing a portion of the learning projects and programs within the Purpose and Vision learning portfolio and larger ecosystem (i.e., managing community of engaged learners, managing learning design and development of related projects, enhancing quality of services provided, deploying new learning technology and/or processes, etc.). This position may have some resource and budget responsibility.
Assesses learning stakeholders and builds plan for engagement, marketing and promotion
Responsible for creation and execution of project plan related to engagement, marketing and promotion, including project/program scope and schedules; plans and assigns resources to associated tasks and deliverables as appropriate; may participate in the development and management of the budget
Builds and implements timelines related to project deliverables, assign tasks and follow up on their completion and manage sponsor/team leader/program manager expectations of the outcomes of the deliverable
Writes communication/marketing collateral in support of engagement/marketing plan
Leads community of engaged Purpose and Vision individuals to promote Purpose and Vision within organization
Manages all Americas and region/SL communications around Purpose and Vision
Creates and develops project/program scope and schedules; plans and assigns resources to associated tasks and deliverables as appropriate; may participate in the development and management of the budget
Acts as a project manager for a portfolio of moderate learning projects, including new learning program design and development, learning technology/process enablement and continuous improvement initiatives
Develops and applies knowledge of communication, marketing, promotion in support of projects/programs
May manage SharePoint enhancement process, which may include development of site, automation of reporting, automation of emails from site, user experience enhancements, development of surveys in portal, webtrends/metrics/reporting and gamification
Understands and supports the project/program measurements, including the ability to do effective process analysis, report quality results and work with operations to drive improvements
Explains difficult issues and works to establish consensus; communicates issues and status reports to supervisor and/or stakeholders
Provides input into the allocation of resources to meet changing project/program needs.
Acts as a peer advisor or mentor to other team members
Ability to identify points of contention for missed deliverables and creates strategy to mitigate shortfalls in the timeline that missed or unexpected deliverables may create
Understands the firm’s business, organizational structure and operations
Makes/presents recommendations to mid to high level management on solutions and influences decisions
Manages own portfolio of work; delegates tasks, as needed
To qualify, candidates must have :
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
5-7 years of progressive work experience
In-depth experience and knowledge of project management practices and tools
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Ability to assert own ideas and influence others to gain support and commitment for shared projects
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
Knowledge of optimal learning collaboration tool usage/technology tool support (e.g.,
Adobe, ThinkTank, Zoom, WebEx) or technology development and deployment experience
Developing knowledge of change management principles
Strong presentation skills
Strong analytical skills to grasp complexities and perceive relationships among problems and issues
Ability to handle multiple demands and competing priorities
Working hours, flexible work arrangements and time off may be limited during specific times or deadlines
Travel may be required pending business and project needs
Flexibility in working hours to accommodate multiple time zones as needed
Overtime, as needed to meet deadlines
The salary range for this position in Stamford is $85,100 to $135,900
The salary range for this position in Greenwich is $85,100 to $135,900
The salary range for this position in Hartford is $70,900 to $113,300
The salary range for this position in Denver is $70,900 to $113,300
The salary range for this position in Las Vegas is $70,900 to $113,300
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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