Sr. Communications Analyst

Marketing/Communications Chicago, Illinois Carmel, Indiana Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Wednesday, October 20, 2021


Position at CNO Financial Group, Inc.

CNO Marketing is hiring a Sr. Internal Communications Associate to  develop communications plans, writes materials and execute strategies, tactics and activities to share our business priorities, news and associate engagement programs across the organization, which supports six corporate offices in Chicago, Carmel, Indiana, and Philadelphia, Orlando, Milwaukee and Birmingham, Alabama, as well as sales offices across the United States.

This is your opportunity to be a  a member of CNOs corporate communications team focusing on associate communications and engagement for 3,400 associates across the country.

As a Sr. Internal Communications Associate, your responsibilities will include:
  • Develops and manages weekly editorial calendar
  • Creates high-quality written, video and visuals focused on profiling company/business initiatives and employee engagement activities/spotlights  
  • Writes, compiles and distributes Associate Announcements news updates to all CNO associates
  • Actively manages content on myCNO Intranet
  • Writes and posts news articles, videos, features, and associate engagement communications
  • Leads day-to-day relationship with Unily, the vendor for the myCNO intranet, and IT partners
  • Works with content owners across the enterprise to edit their pages and/or advise on Intranet updates
  • Coordinates arrangements and send associate communications for CNO Town Hall meetings and corporate events.
  • Support in messaging and engaging with associates in responding to questions
  • Supports coordination of leadership communications, including monthly senior leadership calls, executive emails and updates.
  • Leads content updates for office monitors, screen savers and posters.
  • Serve as point of contact for distributing office closing/weather communications for CNO corporate offices.
  • BRG and DEI support
  • Conducts yearly internal communications survey, and other surveys as requested, to determine associate communications engagement and understanding
  • Responsible for producing monthly analytics report to measure associate communications engagement
  • Works closely with the Corporate Communications team members in public relations, social media, brand communications, sponsorships and community relations; as well as business units, including HR, IT, Operations and other departments to support CNO’s corporate communications strategy. 

The Sr. Internal Communications Associate position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with portfolio samples
  • Demonstrated project coordination skills
  • Interest or background in graphic design is required
  • Preferred experience in SharePoint, Intranet platforms, and/or Yammer
  • Creative, collaborative and detail-oriented
  • Ability to oversee multiple projects in varying stages of completion
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment
  • Professionalism and diplomacy to interact easily with all levels of the organization including senior executives
Qualified candidates will have: 
  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline
  • 3 to 5 years of Corporate/Internal Communications experience.

Relocation Available: No

CNO Financial Group is pursuing a hybrid working model.  Our associates will have access to come into their affiliated Office (Carmel, Chicago or Philadelphia) up to 2 days/week, and work from home at least 3 days/week.  To ensure accessibility to our corporate campuses, we ask that candidates reside within a 90 minute drive of the position location.

At this time, CNO is not mandating its associates to be vaccinated against COIVD-19 as a condition of employment. However, this is an evolving situation, in the future CNO may require its associates to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations required by applicable law.

Job Grade: Specialist                     

CNO Financial Group is a holding company that provides health and life insurance, as well as retirement solutions, to middle-income Americans through its family of established insurance brands: Bankers Life, Colonial Penn and Washington National.  Our customers work hard to save for the future, and we help protect their health, income and retirement needs with 3.2 million policies and more than $35 billion in total assets. Our 3,400 associates, 5,000 exclusive agents and 4,000 independent partner agents guide individuals, families and businesses through a lifetime of financial decisions.

We are financially strong and well positioned for continued growth, and we are grounded in our core values of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I); Integrity, Customer Focus, Excellence, and Teamwork. 

At CNO Financial Group, we’re always looking forward—to the security and stability we help create for our insurance brands’ customers, and the growth we create within our own company.  We're looking for ambitious people who want to do more. We'll provide you with opportunities to grow your skills through challenging professional experiences.

If you're looking for a culture that encourages development, helps you reach your potential, and rewards you for your contribution, then CNO Financial Group is right for you. For more information, visit

At this time, CNO is not mandating its associates to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. However, this is an evolving situation, in the future CNO may require its associates to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations required by applicable law.

CNO Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. For more information, please click the following link:
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Right to Work Poster (English)
Right to Work Poster (Spanish)

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