Communications Specialist

Location: Washington, DC
Category: Marketing Communications
Employment Type: Contract
Job ID: 24314

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A reputable organization in Washington, DC, is seeking a hybrid remote External Communications Specialist to join their team for an immediate contract opportunity with the possibility to convert into full-time. With the hybrid remote model, the External Communications Specialist candidate must sit in the DC area.

Communications Specialist Benefits:
  • Opportunity to work for one the nation’s largest education organizations.
  • Weekly paycheck.
  • 401 (K) plan.
  • Health, vision, dental insurance.
Communications Specialist Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in external communications.
  • Must have strong event communications and PR/Media communications background. 
  • Able to shift gears quickly and project manage priorities with little direction.
  • Strong writing/editing background in AP style.
  • Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or related field is required.
Communications Specialist Responsibilities:
  • Create content for social media, marketing campaigns, pitches/presentations, website, email, newsletters, and more.
  • Develop and edit press kits, press releases, events/conferences, and talking points.
  • Facilitate media outreach and pitch stories for earned media.
  • Prepare event briefs and assemble press kits.
  • Work across departments and local offices to create fact sheets for events and conduct necessary research.
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