Communications Specialist

REMOTE in Redmond, WA or Burlingame, CA
Job Terms:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Kendra Campbell

Job Description:

Aquent's Client is looking for a Communications Contractor to work on a team that is building the future of connection within virtual and augmented reality. In this role you will support internal and external communications. You will support internal events as well as external research announcements, functioning as a utility player across the Communications team. This is a hands-on, fast-paced role. The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about emerging technology, enjoys working with technical content, and excels at writing for a range of audiences – from internal audiences of researchers and engineers to consumer-tech press.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify opportunities and execute proactive internal communications plans for building RL-R culture between and among offices.
  • Review and edit academic publications and presentation materials.
  • Support external communications team on research announcements by creating briefing materials, providing project management support, and filling gaps as needed.
  • Collaborate across multiple functions including research, HR, legal and communications on communications plans.


  • Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communications or a related field.
  • Minimum 8-10+ years of experience in communications, technical writing, journalism, or a related field at a tech company, news outlet, PR agency, or in a research setting.
  • Experience with and interest in technical content. Experience communicating to an employee population.
  • Strong writing, editing, and project management skills and ability to work cross-functionally. Powerpoint design skills are a plus.
  • Interpersonal skills, including relationship building and collaboration within a diverse, cross-functional team.

Client Description:

Based in Menlo Park, California, this top social media company builds technologies that help people connect. Their mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.

With a culture of constantly iterating, solving problems and working together to connect people all over the world, it’s important that their workforce reflects the diversity of the people they serve. Hiring people with different backgrounds and points of view helps make better decisions, build better products and create better experiences for everyone.

Working here, you’ll:
• Be part of their mission of community building
• Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry
• Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem-solving mode
• Have a hand in developing products that empower more than 3 billion people around the world to share ideas, offer support and make a difference

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.