Communications Specialist Job Description

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Communications Specialist

Communications Specialist responsibilities

  • Developing effective corporate communication strategies
  • Managing internal communications (memos, newsletters etc.)
  • Drafting content (e.g. press releases) for mass media or company website

Communications Specialist Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for an enthusiastic Communications Specialist to manage our external and internal communications. You will promote a positive public image and control the dissemination of information on our company’s behalf.

Phenomenal communication and copywriting skills make a strong communications specialist. Experience in corporate communications and project management are important qualities too. Your enthusiasm and positive attitude will help you gain the trust of colleagues and external parties alike.


  • Develop effective corporate communication strategies
  • Manage internal communications (memos, newsletters etc.)
  • Draft content (e.g. press releases) for mass media or company website
  • Organize initiatives and plan events or press conferences
  • Liaise with media and handle requests for interviews, statements etc.
  • Foster relationships with advocates and key persons
  • Collaborate with marketing professionals to produce copy for advertisements or articles
  • Perform “damage control” in cases of bad publicity
  • Facilitate the resolution of disputes with the public or external vendors
  • Assist in communication of strategies or messages from senior leadership


  • Proven experience as communications specialist
  • Experience in web design and content production is a plus
  • Experience in copywriting and editing
  • Solid understanding of project management principles
  • Working knowledge of MS Office; photo and video-editing software is an asset
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills
  • Outstanding organizational and planning abilities
  • Proficient command of English
  • BSc/BA in public relations, communications or relevant field

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Date: July 12, 2022

Employment Status: Part-time temporary

Office: Virtual

Salary: $15,000 for 1 year ($20/hour)

Work Schedule: Average 13 hours / weekly

Employee: TBD

Reports to: Chair of the Board of Directors

Provides work direction to: Intern

Receives Work Direction From:

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