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: Recruiter.key@calance.com

 

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** 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.

 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

 

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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