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Nationwide Insurance

Consultant, Communications


If you’re passionate about becoming a Nationwide associate and believe you have the potential to be something great, let’s talk.

This role is compensation grade G3. This is a remote opportunity.

You love to prioritize and organize.

You are ready to hit the ground running with your understanding of communication technology and can help create new and innovative self-service tools.

You make people feel seen...and you understand how to pull all the levers to create a robust communication plan highlighting our internal main events and initiatives.

Turning on a dime doesn't scare can pivot with ease and are comfy in the ambiguous.

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You are a self-starter that proactively seeks information to solve problems.

You love a process and finding efficiency over time.

You take pride in seeing your results by keeping up on metrics and understanding how to tell a great story by the numbers.

You continuously improve and are passionate about trying new things.

You collaborate and work independently and know how to balance the two.

Technology Communication experience a plus!

Job Description Summary

We have a great story to tell and are looking for great storytellers to help us inform, persuade and engage our internal and external audiences. Communicators at Nationwide are charged with narrating great stories that inspire people to take action. If you’re up for the challenge, we want to hear from you!

As a Consultant, you'll implement sophisticated communication programs and advise senior management on communications to support strategic plans for the organization.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design, development, production and distribution of communication programs for strategically complex internal/external communication programs/projects.

  • Provides consultation to senior management and project leaders on internal/external communication issues and programs to ensure that communication plans support the business unit's and/or company's critical initiatives and objectives.

  • Leads planning, design, development and implementation of communication projects/programs for internal/external audiences to increase associate understanding of the business plan and initiatives; advertise and promote products and services; strengthen relationships; increase visibility within the industry; and build community awareness of the company and/or business unit as a respected corporate citizen.

  • Consults on complex communication productions and serves as project leader for assigned communications projects.

  • Evaluates the impact and effectiveness of the materials and programs and provides recommendations to senior management on new/revised communications practices, programs and strategies.

  • Handles analysis and evaluation on the impact and effectiveness of communications materials, programs and events.

  • Provides procedural direction to unit/team members on projects. Monitors training procedures and performs training duties. Acts as technical liaison with other departments.

May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to the Associate Vice President. This is an individual contributor role.

Typical Skills and Experiences:

Education: Undergraduate studies in communications, journalism, advertising or related field; master's level studies preferred.

Experience: Typically, eight or more years of proven experience in a communications field, including developing and running focused and impactful corporate communications programs.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Demonstrated knowledge in communication techniques and strategies as well as in print, audio-visual and web production processes, and layout and design rules and concepts. Proven knowledge in advertising, public relations, organizational dynamics and sales/marketing communication concepts is preferred. Accountable for long-term communications projects, as well as quick turnaround assignments and comfortable working with and influencing large cross-functional teams toward a common goal. Ability to articulate a vision and drive successful and measurable results, as well as the ability to interact, influence and build a positive relationship with business executives. Strong verbal and written communications skills and the ability to prepare and deliver verbal presentations to all types of audiences.

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence.

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager’s leader and HR Business Partner.

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates Nationwide Values.

Job Conditions:

Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible (Exempt)

Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Extended work hours may be necessary during periods of heavier volume of work. May be required to travel to field locations to provide media support for catastrophic (CATs) situations.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some associates assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.


Job ID: 7fe3bff3203a0953fbaff6c1fac9735866ae44cf1d93e97ae70bb690c239f60c
Employment Type: Other