Communications Specialist

Downtown Detroit
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Michelle Yelverton

Job Description:

One of our valued clients in the energy industry is seeking a Communications Specialist for a long term contract opportunity on site in Downtown Detroit.  Communications dept has several new initiatives taking place. Projects in need of digital and print writing, web content development, project management, event coordination, etc. Approx 30-40 hours per week, for this ongoing role. ** The Manager is seeking candidates with good writing skills AND experience with media relations! 

Strong writing skills 
• Communications planning and project management skills—must be organized! 
• Ability to work on a team that includes designers, and ability to work with a variety of contacts including those in IT and other areas of the business 
• Candidate must be a self starter with high energy and the willingness to share ideas and recommendations 
• Must be able to tolerate revisions and changes throughout an approval process 
• Must be a strategic thinker and be comfortable pushing back if a recommendation is off strategy 
• Should be able to produce samples of work and explain the specifics behind each piece, what made the projects successful