Communications Specialist job Laurel Maryland
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Communications Specialist Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 8477384
Location: Laurel, Maryland Date Posted: 3/11/2019
Wage: Negotiable Category: Marketing
Job Code: 190000YC

Job Description:

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking a Communications Specialist to work alongside a diverse team of engineers, architects, building officials, scientists and planners on community development and resilience projects. We are looking for a reliable, self-motivated team player to provide a variety of coordination, organizational, graphical and editorial services to support our key clients. The desired candidate would be an excellent communicator, strong technical writer, and skilled graphic designer. Experience with infographics development, website content management system (CMS) execution, and public outreach is preferred. A general interest in resilience, climate change, hazard mitigation, emergency management and building science is a plus.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Communications Specialist performs the following functions:

  • Format Fact Sheets and Briefing Materials

  • Develop project summaries, infographics and proposal materials

  • Support project and task managers with administrative items including meeting coordination, note taking, safety reviews, and folder structures

  • Provide coordination support for conference/workshop/trainings including development of abstracts, presentations, biographies, facilities procurement, and outreach

  • Provide graphic support to create flyers, posters, presentations, and modification of existing artwork

  • Lead formatting efforts in InDesign for critical documents

  • Prepare and check PDF files for 508 compliancy

  • Prepare documents for GPO Printing including design/layout of documents for print production and print CD production, as well as illustration preparation (largely structural engineering)

  • Support the Client's internet pages by maintaining, editing, and submitting all web pages and generate Google Analytics Reports

  • Support the maintenance and editing of the Client's SharePoint intranet pages

  • Support the development, review, and editing of Best Practices documents

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • U.S. Citizen and able to pass the U.S. government's secret level security clearance is a requirement

  • Minimum 3 years' previous experience

  • Software experience with Adobe's Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Acrobat

  • Software experience with Microsoft's Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and SharePoint

  • Strong organizational, multitasking, and time management skills

  • Strong communication and writing skills, including proofreading skills and typing accuracy

  • Interest and commitment to resiliency to natural disasters

Education and Experience

Degree in Graphic Design, Communications, or related field.
Minimum of 3-5 years' experience.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job Criteria:
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Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Education Required:
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Contact Information:
Contact Name: Stantec Inc Company Type:
Company: Stantec Inc

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