Communications Specialist in Rancho Cordova, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt has an immediate opening for a Communication Specialist in Rancho Cordova.

The Communication Specialist will lead the development and implementation of integrated communications programs across multiple external audiences, with minimal supervision.

Essential Functions

-Develop and execute effective and integrated communication plans, including strategies and tactics across all channels, and leveraging all communication opportunities.

-Oversee and ensure integration of day to day running-the-business communications for assigned audience(s) or channel(s).

-Manage multiple concurrent projects, often requiring outside resources and crossing divisions to produce the most effective communications.

-Serve as communication strategist and consult with corporate and division partners to develop strategies key messages and vehicles for communication to support corporate, division and project objectives.

-Lead and/or participate in project meetings. Proactively and openly articulate ideas and concerns with both corporate and project stakeholders, while balancing the objectives of both groups.

-Evaluate the impact of different communication channels and messaging strategies to ensure effective communications.

-Serve as account manager between creative teams and business partners. Initiate and manage creative strategy work, including some direct content development.

-Understand and leverage communication touch points for assigned audiences and/or projects.

-Ensure market positioning and approved key messages are adhered to.

-Manage communication projects, including tracking, reporting status, project budget and measurement of tactics.

-Analyze processes and strategies relating to increasing efficiency, quality, cost-control principles, workflow, accuracy and reduction of complex production processes and products, providing recommendations for improvement.

-Advise and recommend effective communication approaches.

-Write and edit copy for various communication pieces.

-Manage various communication processes and workflow.

Job Specifications

-Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, or related experience

-One to three years' experience in related communications work for a variety of mediums and customizing content to targeted audiences

-Candidate MUST have experience with proposals, and the flow of the bidding process

-Experience with Qvidian software preferred

-Project management experience

-Excellent verbal communication skills. Ability to speak in group situations with clear and concise communication

-Excellent written communication skills. Ability to write documentation and reports that are clear, complete, and understood by both technical and non-technical audiences

-Ability to organize individual responsibilities for multiple tasks, resulting in the timely and accurate completion and delivery tasks

-Proficiency with word processing, flowcharts, and spreadsheet applications

-Excellent interpersonal skills to foster cooperation amongst business partners and coordinate internal as well as external resource/workload

-Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment the in performance of his/her job duties

-Ability to work with individuals from all levels of organization

-Proficient in word processing and desktop publishing applications

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer