Strategic Communications Specialist

EnCompass LLC

About the organization

EnCompass LLC is a progressive Equal Opportunity Employer. We promote, celebrate, and support a diverse and inclusive organizational culture and workforce. We are committed to providing all of our employees with an environment free from discrimination and harassment, where all are treated with dignity and respect. We do not tolerate, and explicitly prohibit, discrimination or harassment of any kind, at any time, in all aspects of employment. This includes recruitment, hiring, promotions, disciplinary measures, terminations, compensation, benefits, social and recreational programs, and training. EnCompass also does not tolerate retaliation against individuals who report discrimination or harassment. Our continuing commitment to the principle of Equal Opportunity Employment for all means all employment decisions are based only on the job requirements, the candidate’s qualifications, and the needs of EnCompass as a business—not on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, belief,

Duties

Position Description
EnCompass LLC seeks a Communications Professional to serve as part of our strategic communications and outreach team. The Strategic Communications Specialist will help grow the profile and visibility of EnCompass’ achievements and experts by maintaining the company’s online presence. Specifically, this person will collaborate with colleagues across the company to develop relevant content (using multiple media) and events for EnCompass’ website and social media channels. Duties include helping project teams, subject-matter experts, and researchers communicate effectively about EnCompass’ work. As needed, the position may support research and analytical tasks and reporting on issues related to social media analysis and positioning

This is a full-time position, based at EnCompass headquarters in Rockville, MD. Due to COVID-19, the position is expected to be fully remote through June 2021. Must be legally authorized to work in the US for any employer without sponsorship.

Position Duties and Responsibilities
Essential functions include the following:

Collaborate with business development, senior communications specialists, and senior management team members to align outreach efforts with company goals, major initiatives, messaging, and brand
Curate and publish content for the company’s website and social media channels:
Maintain EnCompass’ content calendar (editorial calendar), including global campaign days, major international conferences

Qualifications

Position Requirements

Qualifications

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 6 years’ relevant experience (or Master’s degree and 4+ years’ experience). Degree in communications, journalism, international relations or related field preferred.
Experience and Skills

Proven project management skills and ability to manage multiple concurrent activities and collaborations across departments/teams
Experience developing/implementing communications strategies and plans
Strong writing and editing skills; demonstrated ability to write compelling stories, scripts, and/or social media content for international development audiences
Experience creating, launching, and measuring the impact of social media campaigns, especially on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook
Demonstrated proficiency in the following digital media software packages:
WordPress for website and web content management; direct additional experience with HTML and CSS strongly preferred
Hootsuite or similar programs for planning and measuring social media outreach
Mailchimp, Constant Contact, or similar email marketing programs
Google Analytics
Strong proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook required
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign, Photoshop, Spark) preferred
Experience producing/editing videos for YouTube and/or other platforms strongly preferred
Attention to detail and strong time management skills
Ability to work both independently

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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