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Strategic Communications Specialist
Ref No.: 18-13210
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Large Financial Services Client is seeking a Senior level Communications Specialist.

Utilize broad expertise or unique knowledge in leading and performing assignments related to creating internal company messaging and communications that engage employees and drive understanding of company priorities. Develop new concepts, techniques, and standards. Exercise independent judgment in conducting research and determining methods and procedures on significant employee communications challenges. May operate in a lead or supervisory role.
 and Duties
Key Job Functions
Lead the development and execution of plans to support the firm's key messages, strategic priorities, and brand storytelling that excite, educate, and build employee understanding and engagement.
Manage internal relationships. Assess internal client needs and draft and execute strategic communications plans to meet those needs.
May act as internal consultant for assigned business areas and cross-functional teams.
Plan, write, edit, and craft messages to include organizational updates, blogs, success stories, and brand-relevant journalism. Engage with creative services to deliver messages in high-impact ways from video to events, infographics, presentations, webcasts, vlogs, and others across the communications mix.
Identify, assess, and report on trends and opportunities to improve communications based on content analysis, metrics, user feedback, and research. Make recommendations.
Oversee relationships with external vendors. Identify economies to reduce expenses and save time.
May lead or perform projects at the highest level of complexity and at the highest levels of the organization.
Lead the development of standards, procedures, and adoption of best practices.

Job Function Descriptor:
Generally functions in a lead role by providing technical guidance and direction to colleagues/clients in area(s) of expertise. Develops solutions and resolves the most complex issues, as necessary. Uses Knowledge of specialty areas and full knowledge of related disciplines. Work is typically performed without direction.
Section III: Qualifications

Education Required Preferred
Level Bachelor Degree or Equivalent
Area of Study

Minimum Experience
6-8 years of related experience