Communications Specialist

Cary, North Carolina | Freelance | Job ID #44392 |
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Onward Search is hiring for a Communications Specialist in Cary, NC! This is a contract to hire position. Benefits included. Project Management experience or experience working in a PMO is a must.

About the Organization:

The Methodology and Enablement (M&E) organization defines methodologies, delivers and sustains enterprise applications and enables talent across client's Global Technology organization. We ensure our methodologies and tools are continuously improved through the use of feedback loops, current technologies and industry best practices.

Job Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic Communications Specialist to manage external and internal organizational communications. The Communications Specialist ensures active, consistent and meaningful communications on a day-today basis with our product advocates and community of technical users through online and print communications.

With guidance and support from the M&E staff, he/she ensures that our users are informed, confident, and ready to perform effective project delivery resulting in a better return on investment.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Develops effective corporate communication strategies
  • Manages internal communications (Presentations, Memos, Newsletters, Yammer Posts, etc.)
  • Drafts content for Town Halls and other executive level meetings
  • Develops and maintains website content (using SharePoint)
  • Measures and evaluates practitioner engagement
  • Champions and influences the use of established processes, methodologies & tools through our Communities of Practice
  • Fosters relationships with advocates and key stakeholders
  • Assists in communication of strategies or messages from senior leadership
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Business Administration, or other related field, or equivalent work experience
  • At least five years of work experience and demonstrated success in a communications role that includes social media
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, including the ability to write for a variety of audiences and communications mediums
  • Excellent organizational skills, able to multi-task and set priorities, and comfortable with asking for help or reconsideration of priorities
  • Able to regularly measure and evaluate communications using best practice metrics and analytics tools
  • Extremely detail oriented and comfortable developing and/or working with project plans/timelines
  • Flexible and able to work effectively under pressure and deadlines
  • Tech savvy with strong problem-solving skills
  • Creative and resourceful
  • Project Management experience or experience working in a PMO is a must
  • Experience in SharePoint is a plus

Apply now to learn more!



  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.

Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V