Job Opportunity: Communications Specialist:
OverviewHudson Valley Credit Union is currently recruiting for the position of Communications Specialist. Primary Function: Responsible for HVCU's internal communication, including the application of communication strategy, coordination of content development, and intranet system administration to support consistency and alignment within the employee practice. Ensure communication campaigns and content are aligned with HVCU strategy and business priorities, including HVCU vision, mission and core values.
Responsibilities» Develop, implement and maintain effective internal communication/content strategies for internal employee facing communications for a variety of internal initiatives, projects and other internal communication activities across the organization.
» Develop and drive content and communication strategy for the internal communication system (intranet). Provide guidance and oversight of other content managers consistent with intranet protocols. Manage administration of communication systems (intranet/internal social media).
» Design and develop communication protocols that educate staff and enhance employee engagement to achieve communication strategy objectives. Ensure a variety of channels are used to support inclusive communication and rich content.
» Partner with a variety of internal clients to develop communication strategy and campaigns to drive strategic business priorities, organizational culture, changes, and other legal and compliance requirements.
» Maintain organizational calendar of employee-related events in coordination with the Employee practice Council and related committees to ensure centralized communication and consciousness.
» Evaluate strategy and system effectiveness through engagement measurement and statistical analysis. Investigate and recommend new methodologies and best practices that may increase the effectiveness of employee communication.
» Adhere to all Credit Union policies, procedures, and regulatory agency requirements. Participate in all requiredand recommended training and development including, but not limited to, Bank Secrecy Act training (BSA) and demonstrate attained expertise. Participate on Credit Union teams, projects and strategic initiatives when the opportunity arises. Perform additional tasks and special projects as assigned.
» Embrace and apply HVCU's guiding principles to all activities and responsibilities. This includes the Credit Union's Mission, Vision, Core Values, Employee and Member Value Propositions, Sales and Service Model, and commitment to Lean Six Sigma practices. Support the Credit Union's initiatives by demonstrating teamwork and professionalism.
» Responsible for regular and predictable attendance including punctuality
Qualifications» High School Diploma, General Education Development (GED) certificate, or state authorized high school equivalent certificate.
» Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Marketing or related field preferred.
» Minimum 3 years developing and delivering organizational communication.
» Minimum 2 years managing content using an intranet platform.
» practice in Credit Union or Financial Institution preferred.
» practice in Web Design and Project Management preferred.
If you are interested in a compensateing career in financial services, HVCU is looking to hire motivated, high-performers to work for a socially-conscious company with an award-winning benefits package. Consistently named one of the Best Companies to work for in New York, Hudson Valley Credit Union is a community chartered financial institution serving members in 12 counties along the Hudson River from the Lower Hudson River Valley north to the Capital Region.
We offer care for our employee family and are deeply rooted within our local communities. With our co-workers' support, valued benefits, continuous training, professional development and growth, we are motivated, high performers who excel and grow here every day. We are passionate about improving our member's financial well-being and thrive on delivering exceptional member service. Come join us in our mission to create prosperous futures for members, employees, and communities, one relationship at a time.
As an employee, you will be eligible for
» Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
» 401(k) with employer match and non-elective employer contribution
» Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays
» Flexible Spending Account (medical & dependent care)
» Life Insurance
» Short-Term and Long-Term Discapability Insurance
» Employee Assistance Program
» Wellness Activity Reimbursements
» Educational Assistance Program
» Professional Development Programs
» Discounted Loan Rates & Fees
Hudson Valley Credit Union is proud to be a CEO Gold Standard Designation award winning tobacco-free workplace.
All candidates are subject to a pre-employment background check including bondcapability, credit report and past employment references. All checks must be favorable for an applicant to be considered for employment.
Hudson Valley Credit Union is an AA/EEO employer committed to equal opportunity and employee diversity. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, the status of being transgender, national origin, discapability, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by law.