Communications Specialist

  • location: McLean, VA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $38 - $41 per hour

job description

Communications Specialist

job summary:
Our Major Financial client is seeking a Communications Specialist.

Qualifications

o Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Marketing or another relevant subject

o At least 7 years of related experience in an employee communications or corporate communications environment supporting enterprise-wide projects, leaders and teams

o Ability to develop and implement communication plans

o Exceptional communication, interpersonal skills

o Superb writing, editing and proofreading skills, attention to detail

o Ability to project plan, coordinate and execute work within deadlines

o Knowledge of MS Office 365, share point, social media and content management

o Ability to be flexible and work in a fast paced, high profile atmosphere. 
location: MC LEAN, Virginia
job type: Contract
salary: $38 - 41 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
- Serve as a communication planner and writer for Operational Resiliency

- Ability to partner and consult with internal customers at all levels, including executives, understand their needs, and recommend appropriate communication solutions

- Ensure all communications adhere to brand, AP style guide and core narratives

- Select and develop the right mix of communication channels to meet audience needs and achieve customer goals

- Manage all steps of developing a communication strategy and writing assignments from gathering information, conducting interviews, to writing, reviewing, editing, proofreading and publishing stories. Follow-up to measurement effectiveness and provide recommendations

- Apply visual, journalistic, and branding techniques for effective and engaging storytelling

- Write clear, crisp messages that explain new or updated processes, organizational goals, objectives and strategy, accomplishments and services

- Write and edit presentations, reports and for executives about organizational and business unit topics

- Research, write, and edit internal feature articles

- Demonstrated ability to create and manage multiple communication plans and writing assignments to meet strict deadlines with minimal supervisory oversight

- Partner and coordinate any Enterprise Operation or external communication with the Enterprise Operations Strategic Communications Manager

 
qualifications:
  • Experience level:
  • Minimum 7 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Vendor Relations

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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