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Communications Specialist

Remote; Virtual
Date:

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Salary (USD):

$28 - $30/hr

Start Date:

07.16.2024

Key Responsibilities:
Strategy Development –

  • Develop and implement comprehensive communication strategies tailored to the internal Global Supply Chain organization, the broader Cloud Operations + Innovation (CO+I) organization, and external suppliers and partners.
  • Ensure alignment of all communication efforts with the overall business strategy and objectives of the data center and supply chain operations.

Internal Communications –

  • Create and execute internal communication plans to keep the Global Supply Chain team informed about operations, updates, and changes.
  • Develop and distribute regular newsletters, bulletins, and internal reports.
  • Maintain and update the supply chain team’s intranet pages with relevant information, news, and resources.
  • Organize and facilitate team meetings, including preparing agendas, taking minutes, and following up on action items.
  • Prepare and present communication materials for internal briefings.

Broader CO+I Organization Communications –

  • Develop strategies to communicate key supply chain updates and initiatives to the broader CO+I organization.
  • Create content for CO+I internal newsletters, presentations, and reports to ensure alignment and transparency across teams.

External Communications with Suppliers and Partners –

  • Manage communications with external stakeholders, including suppliers, vendors, and partners.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key external contacts to ensure smooth supply chain operations.
  • Create and execute crisis communication plans in response to supply chain disruptions or emergencies.

Project Management –

  • Lead and manage communication projects related to supply chain initiatives, ensuring timely and effective delivery.
  • Implement and manage collaboration tools and platforms to enhance communication and information sharing among the global team.
  • Collect feedback from team members and stakeholders to continuously improve communication effectiveness.

Analytical Roles –

  • Monitor and analyze communication metrics to assess the effectiveness of communication strategies and campaigns.
  • Prepare regular reports on communication activities and outcomes for senior management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a communications role, preferably within a supply chain or technology environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in using communication and collaboration tools (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, Slack, etc.).
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to monitor and report on communication metrics.
  • Experience in crisis communication and public relations is a plus.

Soft Skills:

  • Foster a positive and collaborative communication culture within the team.
  • Address and resolve communication-related issues and challenges efficiently.

The target hiring compensation range for this role is $28 to $30 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.

About Aquent Talent:

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands.

Our eligible talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits

Aquent is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.

Client Description

Our client is a large technology company based in Redmond, Washington with a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. They develop computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. This company enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge.

Working here, you will be part of a company that values:

  • Innovation
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • AI
  • Trustworthy computing

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/talent/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.