Internal Communications Senior

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
McLean, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 23, 2019
Closes
Apr 23, 2019
Ref
11634BR
Hours
Full Time
Freddie Mac's Corporate Communications & Marketing team helps employees and external audiences understand, value, and engage with Freddie Mac. We do it by telling creative and inspiring stories about our people and our mission of making home possible.
The Internal Communications Sr. will support the Corporate Communications department with writing and production assignments. A successful candidate will drive enterprise communications to employees through a variety of internal channels - Web, SharePoint, email, video, infographics, events, digital signage - and support senior leadership in their communications to all employees.
We are looking for an experienced, creative, decisive, energetic person who can drive for results and encourage new ideas and alternative approaches.

Responsibilities include:

*Managing all steps of writing assignments, from gathering information, conducting interviews, to writing, reviewing, editing, proofreading, and publishing stories. Applying visual and journalistic techniques for effective and engaging storytelling.
*Writing the headlines, developing and applying photography and graphics and creative treatment to tell a story.
*Applying strategic thinking to creating communications plans.
*Collaborating with communications strategists, graphic designers, productions team, PR and business clients.
*Following writing standards and quality control measures to ensure consistent messaging, tone and brand standard/identity. Writing to standards found in the AP style manual.

Qualifications

*7 years of job-related experience.
*Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, marketing or other relevant subject.
*Superb writing, editing and proofreading skills, attention to detail.
*Experience in effective, inspiring, inventive visual storytelling
*Knowledge of Microsoft Office and AP style guide.
*Knowledge of Web, social media, SharePoint, and content management and publishing technologies

Preferred Skills

*Strong organizational skills and flexibility. The ability to adapt to change quickly and to tackle unfamiliar tasks and requests with positive attitude and resourcefulness.
*Strong time and project management/coordination skills.

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.