Communications Job Description

Communications Job Description

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Communications provides day-to-day management of social media profiles, including managing editorial calendar and approval processes, monitoring engagements, oversight of paid social media campaigns, reporting on social media metrics and continuous optimization/improvements.

Communications Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provides editorial and graphic support to Head of AM Technology Communications, including drafting executive messages and intranet articles preparing town hall presentations and other PowerPoint decks
Collaborate with other organization communications colleagues on a coordinated social media strategy and protocols for content placement
Partner with Global Communications Manager to draft formal press materials including campaign specific messaging, non-traditional communications including company updates on the blog, internal newsletter
Aggregate media and editorial coverage to create daily and monthly reports, yearly executive summary highlight clipbooks
Provide PR/communications counsel and support to internal clients and senior leadership as needed
Develop, distribute and report results of corporate surveys using Qualtrics
Basic project management tasks to support corporate initiatives and programs
Develop corporate signage and coordinate with Facilities team to distribute in locations
Draft, edit and/or proofread intranet articles, email communications, newsletters
Write clear and engaging copy

Communications Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Communications

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: GED, VCIN, NCIC, EMD, PMP, EMT, II, ICS, NAEMD, SCCJA

Education for Communications

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the communications job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, English, Business, Communication, Education, Writing, Business/Administration

Skills for Communications

Desired skills for communications include:

Client products and services
Excel
Microsoft Office
PowerPoint
Word
HTML
Photoshop
AP style
Social media
Adobe Creative Suite

Desired experience for communications includes:

To support the Associate Director, Internal Communications, in developing, maintaining and maximising internal communication channels, with specific focus on digital media
To co-ordinate and contribute towards improving employee awareness and engagement through proactive corporate communications
To support the translation and delivery of messaging across different regions
Must be willing to work late hours, on weekends and with short notice
Proven exceptional writing skills excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
Proven knowledge of television business, including ratings, emerging technologies, web and digital entertainment general knowledge of inter-departmental relationships and business issues including but not limited to programming, production, ad sales and affiliate relations

Communications Examples

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Communications Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of communications. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for communications
  • Executive Communications - Own executive communications for the AES VP, including emails and executive presentations by partnering with the Chief of Staff to drive messaging
  • Manages event planning and coordinates logistics for town halls and other large-group employee meetings
  • Designs graphics, illustrations and other visuals to represent complex content, facts, processes and procedures via video
  • Provides publishing support to the content manager for the AM Technology intranet page
  • Uses corporation's Targeted E-mail tool to distribute broad and/or targeted announcements and messages to AM employees
  • Serve as the organization's spokesperson, as needed
  • Monitor and provide accurate assessments of external developments and proactively provide strategic information to internal stakeholders about implications of or opportunities for the organization's communications
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key program and country office staff and with colleagues in the communications, publications, and development departments to facilitate information sharing and collaboration
  • Provide leadership and support to communicators in the organization's country offices to ensure strategic and coordinated communications efforts across the organization
  • Develop and implement crisis communications plans, as needed
Qualifications for communications
  • Three or more years of communications experience preferred
  • Strong track record of managing complex projects across businesses, functions, and/or geographic locations
  • Strong corporate communications and, preferably, journalism background with proven ability to implement and manage effective, communication initiatives and programs for employees and external audiences
  • Must be hands-on and hard-working
  • The successful candidate will be a high-energy, creative communicator with superior conceptual and editorial skills who is passionate about the value of effective communications in favorably affecting the company's culture internally and its reputation externally
  • Demonstrated ability to explain and deliver best practices in change communications
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a communications. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for communications
  • Creative ability to generate engaging, entertaining social media content
  • Managing and monitor social media accounts daily
  • Various game day digial and social media duties
  • Partner closely with communication leaders in head office to coordinate the roll-out of key Ubisoft global internal communications initiatives E3, games releases, charity events, HR surveys
  • Provide meeting support, including logistics planning and note-taking during client meetings
  • Help develop evaluation measures to assess the effectiveness of communication initiatives
  • Provide support for program / project communications to key stakeholders
  • Develop and write communication deliverables, including program progress updates, presentations, announcements, Intranet Portal articles, FAQs
  • Assist with meetings and events, including presentation development and general communication support
  • Assist with the development of program specific information and communication content for regional communication leads
Qualifications for communications
  • Able to work under pressure and familiarized with the concept of handling simultaneous tasks/projects
  • Spirit of teamwork and receptiveness to sudden change is a must
  • Over 5 years experience in marketing, preferably in a media environment
  • Experience in managing external vendors & agencies
  • An enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to work under pressure while meeting budgets and tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail and creative writer
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of communications. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for communications
  • Creating communications plans that help the business to achieve its goals across all markets
  • Manage, protect and promote AC brand as a key business asset
  • Act as communications consultant to the CEO and the management team, advising on how strategy and initiatives should be communicated externally and internally
  • Creating compelling visual presentations for internal and external branding projects and communications
  • Partner and coordinate the development of creative approaches to internal and external communications globally including
  • Managing internal communications for a mobile workforce in a proactive way that contributes to the achievement of business goals
  • Acting as the main contact point for queries from external stakeholders and manage external communications agencies
  • Managing corporate and financial communications so as to enhance the reputation of the business with the key financial community audience
  • Managing a trade communications programme aimed at the trade media, international conferences and trade events
  • Developing the use of the website and intranet, including design and content
Qualifications for communications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills
  • 7-10 years of hands-on media relations experience, with increasing levels of responsibility for campaigns, executive management and people management
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in Public Relations, Communications in Music or Media industry preferred
  • Must have writing samples available upon request
  • Background in health care communications
  • Ability to communicate result and acts as consultant to stakeholders to react quickly to fast moving coverage
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Communications Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of communications. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for communications
  • Prepare media coverage reports for all corporate news/announcements
  • Manage the department’s master business media lists
  • Daily collection and distribution of relevant business stories
  • Assist with researching and tracking awards and speaking engagement opportunities across the company –including award entries and submissions, conference panels/keynotes, logistics
  • Assist with preparation of power point presentations
  • Work with digital media department to create and execute digital and social campaigns
  • Bring innovative and creative ideas for digital and social content
  • Manage backend of club websites to publish content
  • Monitor site traffic and analytics across all digital platforms
  • Assist digital team in creating and managing email campaigns
Qualifications for communications
  • Problem Solving – Ability to identify issues, propose solutions and implement change to mitigate issues that arise
  • Functional/Technical Skills – Ability to grasp at a high level the technical aspects that impact the Product Support strategy deliverables
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization with multiple stakeholders
  • Must be willing to work in Miami Spring, Florida
  • Research market and product trends within the mutual funds industry and conduct fund comparisons
  • Build and foster strong working relationships with key partners including sales teams, product, creative, legal and compliance
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Communications Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of communications. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for communications
  • Assisting Graphics team in the creation of animated/still graphics
  • Brainstorming as part of a creative team to help reach desired vision of client
  • Prepare rough elements for initial concept presentations for clients to review as part of brand marketing
  • Creation of fully realized graphics, styleboards, video looks, and overlays to incorporate into finished edited content for marketing, sponsorship, broadcast, digital delivery, web, and in-game entertainment
  • Assist in preparing shot lists needed for graphics and possible storyboards for Production Crew as part of pre-production process
  • Stay up to date with new technologies such as virtual reality and 360-degree videos and be able to create graphics that live within those platforms
  • Plan and implement community/public relations programs, including special events, to strengthen the hospitals’ relationships in primary service areas to key stakeholders, including associates and physicians*
  • Manages communications staff, hiring/selection, performance management, and coaching/mentoring
  • Develop, execute and evaluate communications plans based on the organization’s goals
  • Help develop, execute and evaluate new initiative and program/product launches
Qualifications for communications
  • Interest or experience in emergency preparedness
  • Ability to coordinate activities in a fast-paced environment
  • Substantial experience (ideally 3-5 years) in a senior communications role with proven experience in a managerial capacity
  • Experience of managing the diverse range of communications required by this role in a demanding and complex business environment
  • Experience of Investor Relations is a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of media industry ideally in a commercial and international environment

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