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Communications Specialist

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Our client, a leader in higher education, is looking for a detail-oriented and professional Communications Specialist.

This position will be responsible for supporting the Communications Manager in all external and internal communications.

The ideal candidate will have experience writing integrated marketing materials and coordinating the development of these pieces.

This person will craft: blogs; social media; websites; collateral; email; videos; fact sheets; presentations; programs; flyers; ads; etc. You’ll also utilize market research and insights to influence your content strategy.

Duration: 3 months (temp-to-permanent potential)

Hours: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday-Friday

Start: ASAP

Location: Marina del Rey, CA (must be on-site)

Other responsibilities may include:

• Updating social media, websites, blogs, etc.
• Serving as a brand ambassador, ensuring all content supports university and division standards
• Developing editorial calendars based on marketing plans
• Plan and implement editorial schedules
• Initiate, coordinate, write, edit, update and/or produce communications
• Collaborating with university staff and faculty on communications initiatives
• Designing content or working with designers to create marketing materials


• BA in Communications, English, Journalism, or similar discipline
• 4 years of experience in corporate communications or higher education environment
• Strong writer who can communicate clearly and concisely, and tailor messaging for intended audience
• Detail oriented with strong project management and organization skills
• Ability to nurture cross-functional relationships with contacts, onsite and in remote locations
• Able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment
• Team player able to work as part of a team and independently
• Solid technical skill set including Adobe Creative Suite, CMS, etc.
• Well-versed in analytics, UX and SEO

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