Communications Specialist

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Posted: 01/08/2021 Job Category: Administrative/Office Professional Job Number: 00004FBL Pay Rate: $18.00/hr

Job Description

EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY

TEMPORARY COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

NEEDED ASAP

The communications specialist will monitor day-to-day communications to an internal audience, and will develop content based on business strategies and determine the appropriate channel for messaging. He or she will be a strategic communications consultant to leaders in each line of business to create, implement, innovate and review communications strategies and other internal communication-related projects.

 

Our Ideal Teammate Is

 

  • Must be a confident communicator and presenter – both verbally and written
  • Strong leadership, partnering and collaboration skills
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design, professional printing/publishing skills are essential
  • Must possess excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Superior project management and time management skills
  • Has a wide degree of creativity and latitude
  • Must always make decisions that advance the lines of business
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in internal communications
  • Self-motivated with a positive and professional approach
  • Inspired to be a transformational change agent
  • Obsessed with creating an inviting, integrated and engaging Associate experience
  • A storyteller who uses his/ her communications strength to move others

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Writes and edits employee communications from diverse sources within the organization
  • Writes and works with communications manager to produce employee newsletters and online news stories for company intranet
  • Works with special teams to create and execute strategic branding and employee engagement campaigns
  • Develop strong relationships with key members of the company’s departments to keep abreast of projects, staff and internal events and initiatives and serve as a liaison to identify and address communications-related needs.
  • Performs related tasks as assigned
  • Bachelor's degree in a communications, marketing or related field
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • General knowledge of internal communication
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite applications; Familiarity with SharePoint required
  • Familiarity with short video production and editing a bonus
  • Creative, enthusiastic and energetic team player eager to contribute and grow in a highly collaborative environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to balance and prioritize multiple assignments under deadline

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

 

  • Bachelors Degree in Communications/Marketing
  • At least 5 years of experience leading marketing communications strategic efforts
  • At least 5 years of managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • At least 5 years in oral and written communications
  • At least 5 years of experience in developing and implementing integrated communication strategies to drive organizational change

 

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