Communications Specialist

Jun 19, 2017
Jun 30, 2017
Job Type
Full Time

Communications Specialist

At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. We're not just designers. We're tinkerers, craftspeople, visionaries, innovators and thought leaders. Fueled by passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our people bring new ideas to solve challenging problems. Whether you're into sketching new ideas, hacking a building or growing client relationships in global markets, there's something here for everyone.

Our depth of expertise spans disciplines?from aviation and transportation to education, hospitality, retail, technology and more. Whether we're refreshing a retailer's brand, planning a new urban district or designing a super tall building, we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient and more impactful.

Your Role

The Communications Specialist will be responsible for working with the Internal Communications team and Senior Leadership including the CEOs to drive strategic messages throughout the firm as they relate to internal vision, programs and initiatives and communications that connect our people to the firm, our purpose and the work that we do.

What You Will Do

* Work closely and collaboratively with the Chief Administrative Officer, Director of Internal Communications to conceptualize, design and develop key strategic communications working with our senior-most firm leadership including the Co-CEOs

* Provide content creation, project management, reporting, and measurement on a consistent basis

* Collaborate with the Director of Internal Communications and Co-CEOs to produce bi-annual all-firm broadcasts, including design and development of the format, messages, and presentation (visuals)

* Enrich the experience of working at Gensler and foster engagement by developing creative and engaging communications plans and messages utilizing multiple channels such as email, intranet posts, Inside Gensler articles, broadcasts, posters, etc.

* Ability to be creative and engaging in written communication, while adhering to brand voice guidelines

* Commitment and ability to stay on the cutting edge of industry best practices

* Comfortable working with all levels of an organization

* Flexibility and the desire to stretch across Gensler's Global Platform of 46 offices is key

Your Qualifications

* 3-5 years of communications or marketing experience

* Strong communication skills and eagerness to learn new channels and creative ways for communicating and measuring the success of programs, including interpreting analytics

* Proficient in managing multiple tasks with varied deadlines, a self-starter who can keep projects moving

* Enthusiastic about working in a fast-paced environment and with a dynamic leadership team

* Solid project management skills; ability to coordinate, prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously and often independently

* Highly motivated with a strong work ethic

* Degree in Communications, Marketing, or Journalism preferred

* Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, basic html editing skills preferred

* Must have an appreciation for design, an eye for layout and the willingness to create materials using the tools in the Adobe Creative Suite, basic desktop publishing skills

Life at Gensler

At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions and hackathons, to "Well-being Week," our offices reflect our teams' diverse interests.

We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership and two annual bonus opportunities.

As part of the firm's commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.

Rewards and Recognition

Gensler has been recognized as a leader in the ENR "Top 500 Design Firms" and "Top 150 Global Design Firms", the Architectural Record "Top 150 Architectural Firms", BD+E #1 International Architecture Firm and #1 Green Building Architecture Firm, and the Interior Design "Top 100 Giants

Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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