Communications Specialist - PR & Journalism

Newport. MI
$25-28 / hr.
Start date:
Posted By:
Paige Eddington

Job Description:

Our client in the Energy industry is looking for a writer to join their team on a long term, temporary assignment. This role will be located at the company's plant in Newport, MI and will be tasked with writing content for internal audiences. The right candidates will have a "nose for the news" and will be able to identify news story ideas and execute. They will be responsible for writing stories, newsletters, 1-sheeters, blogs, newspaper articles, posters, videos/video scripts, etc that inform internal audiences about events at the facility. The ideal candidates have some experience in shooting and editing videos and creating video scripts. 

Key Responsibilities: 
*Partner with the Senior Communication Manager to provide informative employee communications stories 
*Participate in media relations, supporting both proactive and reactive activities 
*Support key communications campaigns across the department 
*Promote the plant vision and narrative through editorial, content and video opportunities by creating videos and video scripts

Ideal candidates will possess an undergraduate degree in Communications or Journalism (or related field) and 2+ years of experience in a PR or writing role.