Communications Manager/Project Manager

Location: Chicago, IL
Date Posted: 04-26-2018
Job title: PROJECT MANAGER II/Communications Manager
Duration: 15+ Months
Location: Chicago IL
Note: Only W2
 
PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
1 Coordinate and implement effective project plans for internal and external communications
2 Develop effective, easy to understand communications for a variety of internal, external stakeholders.
3 Develop strong working relationship with other business units, local press and community officials, as needed, to implement community outreach programs.
4 Coordinate media outreach initiatives as needed.
 
POSITION SPECIFICATIONS
• 4-year relevant degree and a minimum of 5 to 8 years’ experience in communications (media relations, employee communications or advertising).
• Master’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Advertising, or related field
• Proven, excellent communications skills – both written and interpersonal.
• Strong project management and analytical skills
• Excellent organizational and presentation skills
• Proven ability to be innovative and creative
• Ability to work autonomously and interface easily with senior business leaders and the local press.
 
POSITION SCOPE
• Directly supports the Senior Manager, Communications
• Position activities are focused on internal and external communications to employees and external stakeholders, which support initiatives and projects developed by corporate communications and business unit organizations for broader application
• Requires significant outreach to internal and external audiences and development of strong relationships
• Involves proactive communication planning and plan execution, project leadership and a high level of coordination with other communication functions within corporate and other depts.
• Assists in on-call company spokesperson on rotating basis. Also must be available for off-hour duties when crises occur.
• Requires ability to develop communications strategies
• Requires ability to travel
• Works under minimal supervision
Thanks & Regards,

Wajid | Technical Recruiter
Global Nest
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