Corporate Communications Specialist

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Aquent’s Detroit energy client is immediately looking for a Corporate Communications Specialist to support customer-facing communications. The ideal candidate will have strong writing skills and customer-facing communications experience, including communications planning. The Corporate Communications Specialist must be a strategic thinker and understand what makes a successful message and why as well as the importance of the audience. Possible communication vehicles include newsletters, door hangers, and bill inserts.

• 3+ years of experience
• A degree in journalism or communications
• 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 and what made the projects successful