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Communications Coordinator

Job Details

Hiring Organization EXP
Post Name Communications Coordinator
Qualification Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, or related experience.
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 3000 To USD 4000 Per Month
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States 60601

JOB DESCRIPTION

Communications Coordinator

At EXP, we’re driven to provide innovative solutions for the world’s built and natural environments. As a team of engineers, architects, designers, scientists, creators, and a community of professionals, we bring diverse and talented people together to solve the world’s most complex challenges.

Here, you join a team that leverages differences, harnesses their entrepreneurial spirit in an employee-owned company, believes diversity is what gives us strength, seeks sustainable results, and shares ambitions for each other, our clients, and the communities we are part of, and serve.

To be a part of EXP means to have your own experience while staying connected to a global network of professionals, who believe we are a part of something bigger. Together, we are EXP.

Your work environment at EXP

In this role, you will be a part of the Corporate Communications team, based in the hybrid work environment – remote option available. This position plays an important role in pursuing, developing, and disseminating messages and stories for a variety of internal and external audiences that align with EXP’s business, marketing, and communications strategies.

This position’s primary role is to support the development of content within Canada (all provinces except Quebec), and the United States and supports EXP’s global and strategic initiatives.

To execute this mission, we are looking for a coordinator who can develop dynamic content for the company’s website, intranet sites, social media platforms, and publications and assist in the development and implementation of strategic communication plans.

What a day at EXP has in store for you

  • As a member of the Communications Team, reporting to the Communications Manager, you are responsible for the creation and publication of content for internal and external audiences that align with EXP’s core values and communications and marketing strategies.
  • Work closely with the communications and marketing teams to create and/or edit copy written by others to support EXP markets and services. Revise according to AP standards, and rewrite if necessary for clarity, comprehension, use of language, consistency, and effectiveness.
  • Reach out and work closely with all Sector Leaders across designated regions to seek information about EXP’s projects and expertise for EXP’s internal and external channels and pitch ideas to the Communications Manager, Vice President of Corporate Communications, and communications colleagues.
  • Responsible for coordinating with communications coordinators and specialists on the corporate communications team to support content delivery for global initiatives (articles, website content, and social media).
  • Participate in editorial meetings, suggest topics and stories, and help maintain the editorial calendar in collaboration with regional marketing teams and communications specialists in designated regions.
  • Daily management of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
  • Coordinate content about EXP’s multidisciplinary services and experts. Work closely with EXP’s Digital & Multimedia Designer to support the development of engaging multimedia campaigns for internal use and external use, including social media platforms and EXP’s website.
  • Monitor social media trends and best practices to drive continuous improvement across EXP’s channels.
  • Monitor news releases and coordinates the weekly media report to the management team.
  • Make sure all communication materials meet EXP’s brand guidelines and standards.
  • Provide various copywriting and editing support as needed.

Miscellaneous

Performs other duties as assigned.

What your experience looks like

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, or related experience.
  • 1-3 years of experience in communications, preferably in the AEC industry or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated mastery of English grammar, including spelling and punctuation.
  • Creative thinking with strong storytelling and writing skills. Displays versatility in styles including journalistic, promotional, and executive communication.
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, and preferred experiences with internal distribution platforms such as Poppulo (Newsweaver).
  • Proficient with social media platforms including LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in email campaigns, and online content management systems including SharePoint 2013 or other intranet platforms. 
  • Demonstrated precision and thoroughness at work.
  • Ability to thrive in a deadline-intensive environment.

ABOUT US

Our story

With a mission to understand, innovate, partner, and deliver, EXP provides engineering, architecture, design, and consulting services to the world’s built and natural environments.

Our heritage dates from when the earliest of EXP’s predecessor companies started their engineering infrastructure practice. Today, thousands of creative professionals across EXP work together to deliver extraordinary experiences year after year.

What makes us different

The passion, enthusiasm, diversity, and industry-leading capabilities of our employees make us who we are. We’re committed to providing a challenging work environment that cultivates career growth, encourages creativity, and rewards excellence.

ABOUT THE TEAM

EXP is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who fully and actively supports equal access for all people regardless of Race, Color, Religion, Gender, Age, National Origin, Veteran Status, Disability, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression. 

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