Communications Specialist

  • Calance,
  • Plano, TX
written communications and proofing (portfolio should include writing samples), PM Exp, Photoshop and Illustrator. Excellent PC skills, including Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word and Excel), Information Systems
Contract W2, 3 Months
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

FOR IMMEDIATE DETAILS ABOUT THIS POSITION, contact ANY of us direct, referencing the job# below:




Kindest Regards:



JOANNE SMITH: (800) 732-4680 x720



KIANA AREVALO: (800) 732-4680 x703



SUMIT KUMAR: (800) 732-4680 x718



MICHELL CASEY: (800) 732-4680 x715



E M A I L:







** We will NOT accept 3rd Party/Corp to Corp (C2C) consultants **



Position: Communications Specialist


JOB REF#: 681016



Duration: 3+ Months (On-going Contract)



Location: Plano, TX 75024 (on-site only)



Rate: Open/Market Rate, depends on experience level (W2 ONLY/Visa Transfers)



Communications Specialist will be asked to support various projects across IS with their communications efforts. The most common requests for communications assistance involve creating, editing, updating, or improving images, written communications, presentations, diagrams, and one -page summaries. Requests vary from touching up a stock image to translating a team s concept into the desired communication. The level of involvement, direction, and assistance varies with each project, and the resource will be expected to adapt to fit the needs of each group.



Calance is a 1st tier vendor and we have 24-48 hours to identify candidates for this position with a global company. The average consultants is on project 2-5 years, all work will be performed on-site and you MUST be available for a face to face interview.







Providing consulting services to project teams and collaborate with other subject matter experts to identify solutions in an effort to meet the business needs.


Managing relationships with IS departments to meet objectives.


Proactively find, research and develop the stories within IS that can be used to highlight the IS Message as well as contribute to collection of IS Stories.


Identification of ownership and gathering of IS Department Data, supervision of story collection and data to ensure consistent updates are maintained.


Communicate with a diverse group of professionals, and champion IS organization s communications goals to technical and non-technical audiences


Manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and respond to urgent requests in a positive manner



REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: (Resume must reflect this experience)


5+ years of experience with written communications and proofing (portfolio should include writing samples)


Ideally have a background in Journalism.


MUST have experience writing storylines to accompany creative presentations.


Experience working in or with IT/IS departments is desired.


Strong verbal, written and presentation skills and excellent interpersonal skills


Proficient with software applications including Photoshop and Illustrator.


Excellent PC skills, including Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word and Excel)


Able to Interview in-person


Must have a stable work history, working in a similar role



Education: Bachelor s degree in Journalism, Communications, or a related field




Preferred/ Nice-to-haves:



Knowledge of Content Management Systems (CMS) helpful, but not required


Information Systems experience strongly desired


Project Management experience




CALANCE Benefits Offerings:



H1 Transfers/Green Card processing offered


Open enrollment of Medical/Dental/Vision benefits


401K Retirement program


Paid Bi-Weekly/Direct Deposit


Flex Spending Plan


Voluntary Life, AD&D, STD or LTD plans




Recruiter: Calance Recruiters


Phone: (800) 732-4680
Dice Id : cxbcsi
Position Id : JobNum32858
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