Communications Specialist - Office of the President

Washington D.C.
Dec 07, 2016
May 25, 2017
Full Time

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Communications Specialist- Office of the President

The Communications Specialist will assist in the research, writing, and development of a broad range of written, spoken and digital communication for the President's Office. The Communications Specialist will be a member of a cross-functional writing team and will assist with various communication tasks and projects, including drafting correspondence, speeches, talking points, and other research and writing project as required. Additionally, s/he will play a leading role in the content, maintenance, and ongoing development of the President's digital properties. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Researching, writing, and development of correspondence
  • Research, writing, and development of speeches
  • Assist with other communications and office duties, as assigned


  • Bachelors degree
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of work experience in a communications field
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • The ability to work on multiple writing projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • The ability to work quickly under pressure and work well in a team environment
  • Keen attention to detail, and strong organizational skills
  • A high degree of personal integrity and ethics and demonstrate respect and sensitivity for cultural differences
  • Careful judgment and discretion to work with sensitive information and maintain strict confidentiality

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in leadership and executive communications
  • A demonstrated understanding of social media strategy for an executive, as well as web content creation and management
  • Interest in the higher education industry

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EEO Statement:

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