Director, Change Management

Job Description Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team! The Director of Change, Engagement, and Communications will have primary responsibility to manage both internal and external change, communications, training and creative services for Sinclair IT. He/she will be responsible for engaging Sinclair IT employees and the business to move forward with us in our evolving business. He/she will work with Sinclair IT Leadership to develop appropriate methods to update the business and other key stakeholders on changes and impacts within Sinclair IT as they occur; and to highlight successes, efficiencies and best practices to build support for delivery of key customer transformational programs and projects. The candidate needs to have excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with all the team members. Directs and oversees change, communications and training programs that effectively describe and promote the organization and its products. May conduct market or public opinion research to assess program outcomes. Suggests promotional campaign ideas in various types of media, as well as counsels top management on effective change, communication and training strategies. Key Responsibilities: Works jointly with cross-functional teams to create, plan, deploy, and manage large scale, enterprise-wide transformational programs and projects. Consults, supports, coaches, and facilitates customized continuous improvement, OD, project management and change management strategies and solutions that build leader and organization capability and drive sustainable change Drive planning and execution of change & engagement programs, to include: market research, internal and external change, communications and training, ensuring successful implementation, customer satisfaction, integration and understanding across the business. Maintain accountability and responsibility for Sinclair IT messaging, and ensure that key messages are delivered in a consistent, effective voice and vision, reflective of the brand promise and integrity of the organization.  Partner with project teams and key stakeholders to ensure unified business planning, with comprehensive plans to ensure continued growth and relevance to target markets. Develop, execute, monitor and communicate program plan and budget and connection to strategy in area of responsibility. Ensures that change plans focus on leadership advocacy, engagement of stakeholders, on-going communications, manager coaching, development of training as needed, and reinforcement plans throughout a project with an eye toward decreasing resistance and positively accelerating change to meet short and long term business objectives Key Skills/Experience: Bachelors Degree in communications, journalism, or business Masters Degree a plus or continuing education in Change Management would be a significant advantage 5-10 years experience in a related field(s). Highly developed change management, interpersonal and communications skills Experienced in creative media, communications, and project mgmt. Ability to quickly build relationships and establish credibility across the functions and with business leaders Developed interpersonal and communications skills Understanding of general marketing communications practice Strong writing skills Experience of project life-cycles Analytical, strong emotional intelligence and instinctive when it comes to human behavior A self-starter who is comfortable in a fast-paced environment where multitasking is the daily norm Ability to structure and write reports and plans in support of activities Proven IT skills - in particular, MS office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace! Tracking Code 11769
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Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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