Communications Specialist
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Communications Specialist, Direct Impact - DEARBORN, MI

Communications Specialists
Direct Impact, a leading grassroots communications firm, seeks Communications Specialists to work with one of its largest clients as liaisons between the client’s corporate office and its facilities in Dearborn, MI. This is a contract position for 2013 with the possibility of extension based on company needs.

Qualifications include:
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Top-notch organizational and multi-tasking abilities
  • Personal experience with social media and an understanding of its role in business
  • Understanding of the impact of strong internal communications channels
  • Local or regional understanding of the media environment
  • 1+ years of experience in communications and/or human resources fields ideal
  • Passion for the automotive industry a plus

Roles and responsibilities will include:
  • Being the on-site eyes, ears and voice of the communications team
  • Acting as a liaison between the client’s facilities and corporate office and being the first line of communication to the employees
  • Participating in real-time discussions with employees in various offices and answering their questions
  • Identifying issues as well as opportunities for the client to further engage its employees
  • Managing and tracking local “hot topics” regarding the company to ensure that it is at the forefront of the discussions
  • Research, research, research – what the company’s employees are saying and what can be done to ensure satisfaction
  • Report on and write articles about events and activities taking place at your location for company-wide distribution
  • Write, format and distribute a monthly newsletter
  • Write leadership messages and presentations to address employees with company and location-specific information
  • Disseminate timely information to employees through various channels on a consistent basis
  • Managing the social media and digital presence for the company’s offices and helping employees to engage across the proper channels

About Direct Impact:
Direct Impact (, established in 1998, is a leading grassroots communications consulting firm that is part of Burson-Marsteller, LLC and the WPP Group. Direct Impact is America's largest, most experienced grassroots communications firm with clients that include major trade associations, industry groups, Fortune 500 corporations and government entities. Direct Impact is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO, AAE, MFDV

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