#124952

Employee Communications Specialist

Location:
San Diego, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
$23/hr + subsidized benefits
posted by:
Packard Fancher
Date:
10/30/2017

Job Description:

 7471399

 

Basic Function and Scope of the Position:

 

Working in a team environment, the Employee Communications Associate Specialist will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of internal communications. This is a great position that includes creative writing, strategic thinking, and project management.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have the ability to understand what’s happening around the business and how to communicate that information to employees
  • Have the proofreading prowess of an English teacher with an ax to grind
  • Feel comfortable in a fast paced environment
  • Be able to develop an internal network of connections around the business
  • Have agency or corporate communication experience

 

Specific Tasks and Responsibilities:

 

Content and editorial support

  • Maintain internal communications editorial calendar
  • Plan, source, and write internal business content for a variety of internal communication channels, including: weekly email newsletter and Facebook Workplace
  • Manage content and distribution of weekly e-newsletter, including sourcing, creating, organizing, editing, proofreading.
  • Consistently update Intranet via content management system
  • Create global digital signage that is visually compelling and consistent with brand and messaging guidelines

 

Event coordination

  • Work closely with Facilities and IT teams to execute internal events.
  • Manage speaker and event logistics for key internal events/presentations
  • Support large events or initiatives such as Company Meetings and Director Forums  

 

Program support

  • Work with corporate citizenship team to support ongoing activities.
  • Lead specific programs related to community outreach.

 

Team support

·       Provide administrative support to team (e.g. schedule team meetings, update team meeting agendas and track team goals)

·       Develop and implement functional best practices ensuring efficient daily operations

·       Document, develop and grow adoption of internal communication processes/guidelines

 

Expectations 

·       Complete projects or activities accurately and within defined deadlines

·       Present ideas and communications in a fresh and compelling way

·       Manage multiple project deadlines from multiple stakeholders

·       Create communication that is compelling and accurate

·       Work comfortably (or learn) digital content platforms including Drupal (open source Content Management System) and Facebook WorkPlace (internal, collaborative social network)

 

 Preferred Educational Background: 

·       Bachelor's degree in public relations, journalism, mass communications, marketing or related field

 

Preferred Experiential Background:

·       1-2 years of employee/organizational communication, PR or marketing communications experience 

·       Experience in a corporate environment with employee communications a plus

·       Strong oral and written communication skills and knowledge of AP writing style and an ability to bring life to technical subjects

·       Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with a wide range of people in a fast-paced environment

·       Ability to interface with employees at all levels within the organization and establish strong client relationships

·       Experience writing and editing articles and publications

·       Experience working with video production crews and designers, either in-house or external

·       Experience implementing social media strategies and programs

·       Strong computer skills including PowerPoint and web publishing/content management programs, as well as graphic design programs desired

·       Knowledge and interest in communications trends, including social and mobile, a plus