Communications Specialist

Richmond, Virginia | Freelance | Job ID #49356 |
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Are you ready to apply your expertise to a dynamic Fortune 200 company? Are you looking for a place where you can be curious, drive change, and grow in ways you never imagined? If so, we want to talk to you. Our client is one of the most stable, fastest-growing financial institutions in the country, with a nationwide in-house creative network that values work-life balance and strives to continually up its game. Currently, they are seeking a talented Communications Coordinator to join their teams in Richmond, VA.

Successful candidates on the CPS team always bring the perspective of the customer to their work – whether supporting a system rollout or writing a monthly newsletter. They straddle the line between the dreamers and the doers. They think big, collaborate and have a creative eye while also communicating thoughtfully and concisely with an excellent eye for detail. They’re independent and reliable managing multiple projects and driving strong results for our internal customers and teammates.

The ideal candidate will provide day-to-day communications and change management support.


  • Execute on and support change/communications strategies for internal projects and events.
  • Research, compile and distribute relevant news through internal channels.
  • Tell an articulate story with a consistent voice using the right channels.
  • Are focused, accurate and aligned with the higher-level strategic objectives.
  • Have excellent writing and editing skills with the ability to produce original, brand-elevating content.
  • Have deep focus, exceptional judgment and the ability to pay meticulous attention to detail and deliver against multiple deadlines.
  • Be highly motivated, proactive, flexible and results-oriented – willing to roll up your sleeves and get the job done.
  • Be well-managed and highly organized.
  • Be comfortable navigating through a large organization with teammates at all levels.
  • Exhibit prioritization capabilities.
  • Have basic knowledge of journalism writing and communicating to large audiences.

Does this sound like you? Apply today!



  • 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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