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Marketing Communications Specialist

Company: Public Consulting Group
Location: Austin
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

About Public Consulting Group:
Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, technology, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals worldwide-all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm has extensive experience in all 50 states, Canada, and a growing practice in Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit .
Marketing Communications Specialist
This position is part of the Communications & Public Relations (PR) unit within the Corporate Marketing & Communications Department at Public Consulting Group (PCG), which is the firm's resource for communications and public relations leadership, strategy, expertise, and service. The role supports the development and execution of a wide range of communications, public relations, and content initiatives.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Communications Specialist is responsible for supporting the goals, priorities, and initiatives of the company by:

  • Supporting the creation of PCG's print and digital communications materials and company literature

  • Collaborating with stakeholders to develop and execute content for marketing communications campaigns

    In this role, the selected candidate will perform these essential functions:

    • Draft, edit, and adapt a diverse range of written content for tone, style, clarity, grammar, and formatting, and in accordance with departmental and brand standards

    • Respond to a range of content requests across the spectrum of PCG services and stakeholders through a project management system to complete assignments on deadline

    • Facilitate planning meetings to determine project needs, develop scope, and help build timelines

    • Collaborate with creative and events teams to produce and deploy content throughout the duration of a project

    • Research relevant topics to support the creation of communications materials

    • Complete occasional operational support related to the Communications & PR team for the development and/or deployment of communications and public relations messaging and materials

    • Contribute value to projects by adhering to best practices and protocols; by understanding how success is measured; and by offering suggestions to meet the needs of projects, clients, and internal teams.

    • Participate in quality improvement efforts to improve processes, outcomes, and efficiency; seek information to identify problems and recommend solutions.

    • As needed, support efforts such as special projects and requests related to social media, crisis communications, media relations, external partnerships, executive communications, employee relations, and thought leadership.

    • Other duties as assigned

      This position is a remote, work from home position. PCG is a remote-friendly organization and is committed to creating a culture where remote work remains a vital part of the company's success. To be successful in a remote work role at PCG, you must:

      • be available during your set working hours.

      • have a safe, private, and distraction-free environment in which to complete your work, and

      • be able to give your full attention to the completion of your PCG job duties.

        Some travel to the office or elsewhere may be required for team meetings, client meetings, etc.
        We are accepting applications on an ongoing basis until filled.
        Required Skills and Experience:

        • Minimum 1-2 years professional experience in a marketing communications or publishing/editing environment with work related to content development, writing, editing, or related discipline

        • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills

        • Strong analytical, time management, and organizational skills that support working independently on deliverables

        • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others to complete communications projects involving multiple stakeholders and priorities

        • Direct experience using writing/brand style guides, project documentation, and following instructions and workflows

        • Knowledge of best practices for writing content for digital and social media platforms

        • Demonstrated ability to receive and apply editorial feedback

        • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

        • Preferred: Familiarity with working in WordPress

        • Preferred: Familiarity with applications and programs such as Hootsuite, MS SharePoint, and MS Forms

        • Preferred: Basic understanding of accessible content and familiarity with creating content that is accessible

        • Preferred: Basic knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO) best practices

        • Preferred: Experience working in ticketing/project-management software such as Workfront or a content management system

        • Preferred: Interest in government, education, health care, or human services a plus


          • Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Journalism, or related field

          • Minimum 1-2 years professional experience working in a writing, editing, communications, or publishing role

            Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $ 65,000 - 75,000 yearly and a potential discretionary bonus of up to ??? %. In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role, including medical and dental care benefits, 401k, PTO, parental leave, bereavement leave.
            EEO Statement
            Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.
            Job Locations US
            Posted Date 2 months ago (5/9/2024 11:38 AM)
            Job ID 2024-10349
            # of Openings 1
            Category Marketing
            Type Regular Full-Time
            Practice Area Corporate
            Public Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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