Communications Specialist – Hybrid Remote

Location: Hanover, MD
Discipline: Communications
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 22952
Date Added: 02/22/2022

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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 2 days a week. 

Reporting to the Sr. Communications Manager, the Communications Specialist will develop and manage 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.

The Communications Specialist role will work three days onsite and two days remote. Candidates local to Baltimore encouraged to apply only.

Communications Specialist Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Communications or related field.
  • 3+ years of professional internal communications experience.
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofing skills and a passion for the art and science of communication.
  • 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 preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Project management experience a plus.

Communications Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Partner with internal clients to develop communication strategy and campaigns to drive strategic business priorities, organizational changes, and other 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.
  • Build and implement a social media strategy for internal employees.
  • Plan and develop communication strategy for organizational changes, planned organizational events and critical events across the enterprise.
  • Coordinate with Director of Communication to ensure any costs are in line with budget allocations.
  • Responsible for new and ongoing communication initiatives, vehicles, projects.
  • Oversight and management of intranet content, including guidance and leadership of individual content editors.
About Profiles:

An award-winning Marketing and Creative Technology staffing agency, Profiles places the highest caliber candidates in Fortune 500 companies and successful organizations across the country. Our experienced recruiters focus on candidates drawn from the top 20% of job seekers nationwide. Profiles professionals are available for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Headquartered in Baltimore, MD, Profiles has regional offices in Philadelphia, Richmond and Washington D.C.

Have you considered a contract position? Profiles offers the following benefits: competitive salary; 401(k) plan; weekly paycheck and bonus pay; health, vision and dental insurance; online software and soft skill training.

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