Communications Business Partner, Talent Management/DE&I


Date: Jan 14, 2023

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Hybrid 



When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.



New York Life’s Corporate Communications department is seeking an Internal Communications Business Partner to primarily serve our Talent Management organization, including our Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DE&I) Center for Awareness and Advocacy, within Human ResourcesuHumH. . . This is a unique opportunity to develop internal communication strategies that support and advance the company’s strong commitment to DE&I and talent development. The ideal candidate for this role is strategic and client-focused with outstanding interpersonal, communication, and project management skills.


In this role, you will:

  • Develop comprehensive internal communication strategies and seamlessly execute tactics that amplify our robust DE&I and talent development efforts, programming, and resources across the enterprise.
  • Bring our efforts in these critical areas to life through creative and impactful story-telling, leveraging a range of communication vehicles (i.e., online, video, meetings and events, and print).
  • Build trust with leaders and provide strategic counsel on messaging and communication best practices.
  • Manage editorial and writing projects—including drafting executive emails and speaking points, video scripts, meeting presentations, and intranet content.
  • Provide internal communication support to other client areas as needed and in partnership with team leader (e.g., Service, Wealth Management).
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues across the enterprise and Human Resources as well as within Corporate Communications, including External Communications, Multi-Media and Design, Editorial and Content Strategy, Digital Workplace, and Employee Social Engagement.
  • Measure the effectiveness of strategies and tactics, leveraging learnings and delivering insights to continually improve our communications.
  • Execute with excellence, creating thoughtful plans and delivering work on time and within budget.



  • Undergraduate degree in related field
  • 7+ years of communications experience (employee communications, external/public relations, or marketing communications)
  • Experience with DE&I communications preferred
  • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience creating content for email, online, in-person and virtual meetings, and print to support strategic communications
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to interact with and influence all levels of employees across an organization
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, meet tight deadlines, and work under pressure
  • Collaborative team player with successful experience leading cross-functional projects
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite





Salary range: $90,000-$135,000 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 87900




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