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Communications Specialist

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Deerfield, Illinois
Posted April 10
Freelance
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to anna@thesmartdept.com.

The smartdept.inc. is in search of a Communications Specialist with a strong emphasis in crafting visual communications for our client located in Deerfield, IL. This is a 3 month contract opportunity working with a global retailer. In this role you will Execute results-focused communication that supports the Retail Transformation program

What You’ll Do:

  • Execute communication plan and activities across releases/initiatives and stakeholder groups, recommends changes as needed
  • Work closely with change management leads, program leaders and/or project teams to align daily activities to program strategy
  • Collaborate routinely with other communications functions to ensure consistent and accurate messaging and delivery
  • Coordinate executive communication and media (video presentations, etc.)
  • Develop specific and targeted communications, including emails, speechwriting, video scripts, presentations, websites and newsletters
  • Execute communication approval processes; raises risks or barriers
  • Help manage feedback processes/channels and develops responses and other assets such as FAQ documents
  • Recommend improvements for communication effectiveness Characteristics

What You Need:

  • 3 years of corporate communication experience (e.g., drafting speeches, executive communications, organization-wide communications)
  • Experience developing messaging, as demonstrated by 3 – 5 writing samples
  • Experience analyzing and framing strategic issues and transforming into influential or persuasive language
  • Experience collaborating with internal and external resources to develop and execute communication
  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates
  • Experience providing regular program communication support for global system implementation program

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to anna@thesmartdept.com.