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Communications Specialist

  • Location: Plano, TX, 75024
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 19 days ago

Terrific 6+ months contract in Plano, TX for a Communications Specialist. The candidate will be asked to support various groups and initiatives within the ITx Cybersecurity Portfolio with their communications efforts. We are looking for a candidate who is collaborative and detail-oriented to support its operational and technical programs.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage internal communications output.
  • Ensure communication strategy is consistent and reflects the organization’s strategic vision.
  • Measure and present results of communication efforts.
  • Set timing of communications to coordinate with organizational events or initiatives.
  • Refine core messaging to ensure organizational consistency in all aspects of communication including planning, development, organizing and executing.
  • Ensure consistent framing of messages across organization.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Information Technology or a related field.
  • 5+ of experience in corporate communications (portfolio should include writing samples).
  • Project Management experience.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn, understand, adapt to, and communicate context-heavy material.
  • Proficiency in a variety of software applications including Photoshop and Illustrator. Excellent PC skills, including Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word and Excel).
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse group of professionals, and champion IS organization’s communications goals to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Information Systems experience strongly desired.
  • Knowledge of Content Management Systems (CMS) highly preferred.
  • Have strong writing and proofreading skills and can understand complex IT information.
  • Proficient in change leader competencies including communications, project management, strategic thinking, coaching, and adaptability.
If this is a good fit, Apply now!