FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Northbrook, Illinois
Communications and Social Media Lead #955890
Job Description:
Purpose & Scope:
  • Strategic partner with Senior leadership to support their commercial planning and communication needs.
  • Identify and execute unique opportunities for leadership to engage with business unit teams nationwide.
  • Collaborate to oversee development and execution of the communications strategy, as well as lead design and execution of national live and virtual sales meetings.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Accountable for Communication Strategy for Commercial Leadership
  • Create communications plans
  • Manage, develop and execute deliverables per the communication plans
  • Ensure consistent messaging and integrated approaches across therapeutic communication strategies
  • Identity opportunities to improve the communications strategies
  • Partner with strategic vendors to support the commercial planning and communications needs per the strategies
  • Manage, develop, execute and work collaboratively across multiple functions within and outside the commercial teams to support the needs of launching a new product.
  • Pro-actively communicate status of projects to management and stakeholders
  • Work closely with Business Unit Leads, National VPs/Directors on promotional needs and take the lead in coordinating these efforts
  • Work as a strategic partner with Sales & Marketing to support commercial planning and communication needs for the Franchises.
  • Manage large scale meetings processes across all functional areas including Sales, Marketing, Commercial Operations, CL+D, Events Execution and external agencies to ensure objectives and high-quality deliverables are met around messaging, branding and commercial initiatives.
  • Support the management and execution of Sales & Marketing field communications
Quantitative Dimensions:
  • Deliver and produce exceptional results through collaborative efforts and strategic partnership.
  • Make recommendations on communication platform and vendors including budget implications
  • Analyze feedback and survey results and provide insights and recommendations to elevate deliverables.
Organizational Context:
  • Position reports to Director Commercial Engagement
  • Position requires close collaboration and strategic partnership with Events Execution & Corporate Communications colleagues as well as cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Position works with multiple vendors
  • Identify the levels of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience, education, and certifications required for the position.
  • Knowledge refers to what someone needs to know.
  • Skills and abilities refer to specific talents or capabilities that someone needs to possess or know how to do.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience managing large projects with multiple stakeholders and work streams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; communicates proactively, concisely and positively with all levels and functions in the organization. Written presentations and documents are concise, focused and impact the key business issues being addressed.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Experience in creating communications strategies/plans and leading communications strategy, planning and execution.
  • Catalyst for change within the organization; conveys a sense of urgency while being flexible and responsive to changing business priorities.
  • Sharp attention to detail and confidence to produce flawless deliverables for leadership
  • Ability to work effective in a team-based environment; ability to work effectively with internal stakeholders and external vendors.
  • Highly skilled in influencing without authority.
  • Proficiency with PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Word, or equivalent applications.
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is a financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused, operating in nearly half of the states in the U.S., Europe and India.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022!
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