Communications Associate Job Description

Communications Associate Job Description

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Communications associate provides publishing and analytical support for corporate social media channels, as directed by Social Media Campaign Manager or Associate Director, Social Media.

Communications Associate Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Coordinate successful working relationships with business unit and shared services communications professionals
Effectively and efficiently produce high-impact informational, promotional and educational materials to internal audiences via our email marketing platform and intranet
Manage cross-departmental projects with teams of internal stakeholders
Serve as publisher of the SharePoint intranet site
Propose story ideas during the weekly editorial meeting
Remain informed on industry best practices
Maintenance of corporate intranet homepage (updating existing content and programming new articles)
Manage the corporate organizational charts and leadership listings on the corporate intranet
Format and distribute all-employee email communications from the Corporate and HR mailboxes
Assist with planning logistics and invitations for town halls and manager calls

Communications Associate Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Communications Associate

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: UXMC, UXC, CMPP, ABC, APR, CFA, AMWA, II, IAT, PMP

Education for Communications Associate

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the communications associate 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, Education, English, Public Relations, Business, Management, Social Media, Graduate

Skills for Communications Associate

Desired skills for communications associate include:

Editorial process
Financial markets and investment/sales strategies
Mutual funds
Social media tools
Traditional and social media environments

Desired experience for communications associate includes:

To work closely with colleagues in Toronto, New York and other locations to ensure an effective and coordinated communications strategy
Proactive and tactical practitioner with a strong commitment to excellence
High level of personal integrity and able to instil trust in others
Some knowledge of financial services environment required and willingness to learn / interest in sector essential
Ability to understand complex business issues and translate these issues into effective internal communications programs or messages that impact employee engagement and understanding
Develop an expertise in theCommunications sector

Communications Associate Examples


Communications Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of communications associate. 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 associate
  • Own the day-to-day care and feeding of multiple digital channels
  • Push back and ask questions to ensure the content you’re loading in our channels is top notch, error free, and hits the bulls eye for our audience
  • Be on the lookout for new digital channel opportunities, and bring breaking news and information to the team
  • Work effectively across the aisle to develop healthy partnerships within the business and other creative and communication groups
  • Manage the Communications Calendar for email blasts, mailings and announcements for programming, special events, campaigns, etc…
  • Lead media outreach, including writing press releases, maintaining The Center’s press list, and cultivating relationships with key journalists for all Watermill activities
  • Work with Librarian and Archivist to maintain and archive content, including images and texts for use in communications outreach
  • Manage social media presence, writing as needed
  • Work with program staff to ensure that events and artists are clearly represented on the Watermill website
  • Work with programing staff on the annual newsletter
Qualifications for communications associate
  • Prior marketing experience preferred, with a keen interest and experience in digital marketing SEM and social media
  • Previous exposure to the capital markets or experience within theCommunications sector a definite asset but not specifically necessary
  • Self-starter, able to identify opportunities and formulate strategies to capitalize on them
  • Ability to prioritize and thrive in a high-pressure environment
  • HTML and Sharepoint administration experience preferred
  • BS/BA in Journalism, PR, English, Communications, Business Administration, Organizational Communications

Communications Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of communications associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for communications associate
  • Look-up patients
  • Greet and direct patients and their families to appropriate destination
  • Prepare monthly anniversary emails for field and corporate services
  • Community relations event management for corporate and field programs, and will provide support and research on new community relations initiatives, such as the CSR report
  • Prepare monthly check requests and write letters for grants program
  • Serve as first contact to field offices for volunteer and sustainability questions
  • General project management (e.g., workplan and budget monitoring, deadline adherence)
  • Develop a wide range of communication products (e.g., articles, blogs, e-briefs, webinars, reports, presentations)
  • Provide technical assistance to community organizations
  • Support a 15-member youth council focused on preparedness
Qualifications for communications associate
  • Three years or less of related work experience
  • Well-organized, flexible, able-to-multi-task, committed, accurate, thorough and punctual, with extreme attention to detail
  • Detailed familiarity with communication tools including Microsoft Office, desktop publishing or other tools
  • One year PR/Corporate Communications experience, in-house or at a top-tier agency
  • Intellectual curiosity and sharp attention to detail
  • 2 years of experience in developing communication strategy for department or company

Communications Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a communications associate. 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 associate
  • Assist in organizing and provide support for key meetings such as employee and management town hall meetings including developing presentations, notifying participants, coordinating logistics and scheduling guest speakers
  • Develop editorial content -- written, audio and visual -- that can be posted on InSite and other internal communications instruments
  • Manage special projects independently and across the Global Customer Care Services organization
  • Develop, implement and manage other internal communication programs as needed
  • Track potential content as directed
  • Manage approval process for original content
  • Proactively manage website to maintain updated content
  • Maintain database, tracking and calendar
  • Proactively coordinate with PR agency and conference organizers on targeted appearances
  • Track and help submit material for awards
Qualifications for communications associate
  • Dreamweaver (or other WYSIWYG software)
  • At least 1 year of experience with design for digital channels
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or Bachelors in Visual Communications or Bachelors in Multimedia or Bachelors in Mass Communications
  • Experience with grant proposals
  • 4-5 years of fundraising and event management experience
  • Proficient in fundraising databases (preferably Salesforce), email marketing systems and Microsoft office

Communications Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of communications associate. 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 associate
  • Greeting & directing patients and their families to their appropriate destination
  • Research and assist with writing talking points, speeches and other internal and external messaging for Wealth Management co-heads
  • Create presentation support materials/visuals
  • Assist with message development or quality control of sensitive communications for the Field and/or clients
  • Manage invitations to select recognition programs such as Barron’s Top Advisor Conference and Top Women Advisor Conference
  • Develop/maintain Social Media presence for business co-head working in conjunction with the Diversity team
  • Assisting with other Marketing / Public Relation efforts
  • Research, plan, write, and edit original/complex publications for style and substance
  • Develop and publish sensitive policy statements and publications for internal and/or external audiences
  • Ensure adherence of editorial content to guidelines
Qualifications for communications associate
  • Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Visual Communications, Graphic Design, Digital Media, Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years experience in communications roles, including designing and developing video, web, print, audio, graphic and multimedia deliverables
  • Ability to interview executives and quickly grasp complicated business concepts, then translate that information into various media outlets for consumption by differing audiences
  • Ability to write under tight deadlines with minimal oversight or editing, be a quick study of complex situations, and have an excellent eye for both detail and nuance
  • Conduct sound research for the development of sales collateral and communicate findings in a pro-active, creative, innovative, compelling and comprehensive manner
  • Develop presentations, sales tools and other materials as required

Communications Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of communications associate. 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 associate
  • Update, edit and provide content management for the project intranet site including preparing articles, graphics, images and updates to project information
  • Provide content management for inclusion on the company (MTACC) and MTA headquarters websites
  • Update and maintain the ESA Underground roster and the MTACC intranet roster of ESA employees
  • Coordinate project videography and digital photography acquisition efforts including editing of photos and editing and creation of videos and other dynamic content for presentations and website use
  • Assist with the coordination of tours of various project sites for internal and external organizations and groups
  • Provide all manner of support to the project’s Community Outreach staff including occasional interactions and liaisons with the public on behalf of the project, as needed
  • Works closely with communications manager to align communications with university branding and other policies
  • Drafts blog posts and other promotional materials for multiple audiences
  • Develops materials to improve communication across stakeholder groups, including patient-provider communication and tools to improve patient engagement in health care
  • Implements strategic communication efforts
Qualifications for communications associate
  • Pursuing Chartered Financial Analyst designation
  • Listen to colleagues and learn from them
  • Make Concise your middle name
  • Highlight details that matter
  • Choose and create graphics and photos that are almost too cool for school
  • Engage as easily with executives as with entry-level workers

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