Great-West Financial Empower Retirement

Senior Specialist Participant Communication

2 weeks ago(1/4/2018 10:37 AM)
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Position Highlights

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Would you like to be a part of one of America's leading financial services firms? Great-West Financial is the nation’s second largest insurer in sales of individual life insurance through banks. We also offer annuity and executive benefits products. Under Empower Retirement, we provide employer sponsored retirement plans as the nation’s second largest retirement plan provider.


Our over 5,000 associates across 40 locations across the country provide world class service to:


30,000+ employer sponsored retirement plans

8 million+ employees participating in their employer-sponsored retirement plan

467,700+ individual life insurance and annuity accounts

$460 billion+ total assets under administration


The Senior Communication Specialist in the Large/Mega/Not-For-Profit market supports the client-facing Strategists. The role is responsible for project managing the development and delivery of participant communication materials. The Communication Specialist is responsible for accurate and timely communications relating to plan activity, as well as action-based campaigns.

Primary Responsibilities

Duties, Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

  • Project manages complex participant communication deliverables using templated or custom created materials. Modifies materials based on client need.
  • Ensures timely delivery of multi-channel and multi-touch communications strategies for plan sponsors.
  • Manages timelines and adheres to time sensitive deadlines.
  • Ensures deliveries of projects are within defined process and budget.
  • Anticipate industry regulatory communication requirements and ensure appropriate communications are leveraged for plan sponsors.
  • Partner with internal departments to ensure accurate and timely delivery of communication materials.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, business, journalism, communications, finance or relevant field.


  • FINRA 6 registration permitted, but not required. Corporate-established timelines apply to permitted registrations.
  • FINRA fingerprinting required.

Other Preferred Qualifications::

  • Retirement industry experience; typically a minimum of five years
  • Knowledge of defined contribution, defined benefit, non-qualified plans and financial services industry, including relevant regulatory compliance.
  • Project management skills.
  • High competency in Microsoft Office Suite and aptitude to quickly learn other systems/software.
  • Experience with InCopy or InDesign.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Adaptable to a fluid work environment and seasonal spikes in workload.
  • Using established procedures and working under immediate supervision, performs assigned tasks

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Normal Working Conditions. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills.

About Great-West Financial

At Great-West Financial® and Empower Retirement, our more than 5,700 global associates are dedicated to helping customers secure their financial futures. We offer a range of retirement savings products, life insurance, annuities and investment services from offices across the country. If you’re interested in joining a company that enjoys a record of strong performance and is rich in history yet innovative, bold and transformative, then our organization is an outstanding place for you to grow and succeed. We’re an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. We’re also committed to providing a drug-free workplace.


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