Job Description

Communications Consultant

Employment Type Full Time

Location Remote

Workplace type Fully remote

Compensation $74,000 – $92,000 / year

RRS is seeking applications for a Communications Consultant to work with an established clientele as well as provide assistance in developing new projects focusing on developing, managing and executing communications and outreach campaigns; overseeing design and implementation; and providing messaging and branding approaches to a wide variety of client types and projects

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with clients and team members to develop successful communication strategies.
  • Ability to draft and implement various communications tactics including promotional, print, digital content, and survey design.
  • Develop content/media materials, press releases, fact sheets, Q&As, branded content, blog posts, op-eds, scripts, toolkits and other tactics required to support media/influencer outreach and client objectives.
  • Ability to serve clients in a public relations capacity by identifying media opportunities, pitch story ideas and content, maintaining media relations, and promotion positive awareness of the client and their initiatives through external communications.
  • Conduct live and virtual events including planning, organization, and execution such as webinars, trainings, stakeholder events, client meetings, media and press events, and video shoots.
  • Track and analyze strategic communications campaigns and activities to measure impact and report to clients.
  • Prepare presentations and content for print and electronic media.
  • Generate new techniques to make communications more effective.
  • Follow industry trends in assessing impact of communication plans.

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Organized, self-motivated, ability to set work priorities and complete work with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • High level of professionalism in communicating with external clients;
  • Ability to perform work virtually and must have access to stable wi-fi/internet;
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and documentation skills;
  • Ability to easily manage and coordinate multiple projects and meet deadlines;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, Zoom, Hootsuite, Google Analytics, social media platforms, and experience with tools and programs to facilitate deployment of communications campaigns and strategies such as media monitoring platforms.
  • Experience in solid waste and recycling industry is preferred but not required.
  • Experience in consulting is preferred but not required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • This position requires a four-year college degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or related field, and between at least two to five year’s working experience in strategic communications.
  • Certification or training in one or more of the following: public relations, community based social marketing, strategic communications, social media, digital marketing, and copy writing.