Kforce Communications Specialist in Boca Raton, Florida

Kforce has a client seeking a Communications Specialist in Boca Raton, Florida (FL).Essential Functions:

  • Provide communications support that helps drive the success of individual projects as well as enterprise goals

  • Point person for generating content and associated approvals for bi-monthly employee newsletter and weekly business update

  • Write and/or edit press releases, bios, by-lines, talking points, media statements and other written communication tools

  • Support a community relations program and its related strategies

  • Upload of news, communication and other material to internal and external web sites

  • Support and logistics for company events such as Town Hall, employee giveaways, contests and other

  • Tracking and maintaining log of media coverage, issues management and responses

  • Manage communications calendar, and other calendars across a variety of functions

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree minimum, advanced degree in Marketing and/or Communication a plus

  • 5 years of experience in combined corporate communication, public relations, social media and/or related fields

  • Ability to work with vendors on key plans and projects, managing deadlines and timelines

  • Possess a high-level understanding of techniques, strategies and tactics for using a variety of internal, external and social media communications channels

  • Superior PowerPoint skills and intermediate graphic design skills

  • Proven track record of writing internal and external communication; associate newsletter experience preferred

  • Event planning and logistics experience a plus

  • Understanding of the integration of marketing, communications and digital media functions in business; reputation management a plus

  • Understanding of all communications vehicles and technology, including print, web, video, broadcast, and social media

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and MS Outlook, PowerPoint

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented

  • Ability to work independently, manage competing needs and requests, and shift attention quickly to meet urgent deadlines a must

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