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Communications Specialist in Rancho Cordova, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt has an immediate opening for a Communications Specialist in Ranch Cordova. 

The Communications Specialist supporting OIS answering security questionnaires and will need to understand technical languages.

General Summary

  • With minimal supervision, lead the development and implementation of integrated communications programs across multiple external audiences.
  • 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

  • Typically has the following skills or abilities:
  • 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
  • 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 among 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

**Writing Sample will be required

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer