Communications Specialist

Location: Hanover, MD
Discipline: Communications
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 23368
Date Added: 07/21/2022

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One of the nation's leading professional services firm based just outside of Baltimore, MD is looking to add a Communications Specialist to their growing internal communications team. This is a hybrid remote opportunity with the ability to work from home two days per week. 

The Communication Specialist plays a critical role in helping employees understand company strategy, goals and objectives through effective communication that informs, inspires and motivates employees. To be successful in the role, the Communication Specialist needs to demonstrate a passion for the art and science of communication, a true curiosity for a various subjects, and willingness to evolve skillset.

The Communication Specialist will develop and manage strategic communication campaigns and content aligned with the company’s strategy and business priorities; the company’s vision, mission and core values; and legal and compliance matters.

Communication Specialist Responsibilities: 
  • Partner with a variety of internal clients to develop communication strategy and campaigns to drive strategic business priorities, organizational changes, and other legal and compliance requirements.
  • Works with partners to take big picture visions/ideas and develop specific communication plans or strategies to ensure smooth implementation of stated strategy and business priorities; the company’s vision, mission and core values; and/or legal and compliance requirements.
  • Design and develop communication collateral, including presentations, talking points, emails, fact sheets, and e-news to achieve specific communication strategy objectives that directly tie to and/or align with business priorities and objectives.
  • Solicit and analyze employee survey feedback to ensure communication strategy and efforts effectively drive business strategy, priorities and goals; as well as respond and make recommendations to business leaders concerning identified areas of improvement.
  • Develop and drive content and communication strategy for the intranet, and provide guidance and oversight of other content managers consistent with intranet protocols.
  • Maintain responsibility and oversight of official business communication records, including Company policies and handbooks, talking points and fact sheets.
  • Help build and implement a social media strategy for executives.
  • Plan and develop communication strategy for organizational changes, planned organizational events and critical events across the enterprise.
  • Coordinate with senior communication manager to ensure any costs are in line with budget allocations.
  • Responsible for new and ongoing communication initiatives, vehicles, projects.
Communications Specialist Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree; communication-related major preferred.
  • 2-4 years of related work experience, within a corporate setting a plus.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in a team environment, handle internal c-suite clients with tact and diplomacy, and maintain composure and production quality under deadline pressure.
  • Skilled listener with the ability to take big picture visions/ideas and develop specific communication plan or strategy to ensure smooth implementation of stated strategy and business priorities; the company’s vision, mission and core values; and/or legal and compliance requirements.
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofing skills and a passion for the art and science of communication.
  • Technology savvy with proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint; experience using web content management software ideal.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Project management experience a plus.
  • Ability to understand complex business information and effectively communicate key messages to and on behalf of all levels of business management and staff.
  • Comfortable in fast-paced environment that values creativity, self-motivation, candor, reliability and accountability.
  • Candidates should be prepared with at least two business writing samples (one page in length).
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