Communications Coordinator

Fairfax, Virginia
Apr 26, 2023
Jun 13, 2023
Full Time
Dewberry is seeking a Communications Coordinator in Fairfax, VA. The Communicatons Coordinator works in conjunction with the corporate communications department to meet the communications and pre-positioning goals of the organization. The coordinator requires a range of practical skills because of the varied requests anticipated with individual deadlines. Projects performed can vary day-to-day. Flexibility, creativity, attention to detail, and excellent time management are expected.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Assist corporate communications in identifying and writing content for press releases, blogs, trade publications, advertisements, and Dimensions . Ensure approved content is added or updated in job and employee records.
  • Assist marketing and seller/doer staff with strategizing conferences/events; prepare marketing materials for conference/event, including e-marketing and social media; assist with promotion of speaking engagements.
  • Support communications functions, including announcements and brochures.
  • Coordinate communications projects or campaigns as needed under the direction of the communications manager or communication leadership.
  • Develop strong relationships with marketing and project management staff.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience in a professional setting.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; knowledge of AP Style and English grammar.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word and PowerPoint; Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, a plus. Familiarity with video editing, a plus.

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, English, Journalism, or equivalent degree.

Preferred Characteristics:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Approximately 50% of the position's responsibilities involves writing.
  • Self-starter; enjoys and is able to work under minimal supervision, yet collaboratively with multiple disciplines and offices.
  • Able to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent quality control.
  • Serve as a Dewberry brand ambassador.

Don't meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employee's. So if you're excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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