Communications Manager (Contract)

McLean, Virginia

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Are you a skilled communicator looking to join a global brand?  

TorchLight is seeking an organized Communications Manager (Contract) with strong writing skills and experience navigating matrixed organizations to join a globally recognized brand in Northern Virginia.  


Qualified applicants must be located in the Washington, D.C. metro area.  

U.S. citizenship or a permanent residency card in the U.S. is required to be an eligible candidate for this opportunity.  


Full-time contract opportunity, 40 hours per week. Hybrid work environment with flexible work-from-home (WFH) options.  

Note: This client has instituted a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for any on-site workers. 

Role responsibilities: 

  • Manage and execute internal and external communications strategies 

  • Write and edit messaging for newsletters, talking points, social media, etc. 

  • Work with external agency partner to manage communications projects 

  • Manage internal and external stakeholder relationships  

  • Liaise with executive and senior leadership on needed communications  


Skills and experience:   

  • 5+ years of experience in external and/or internal communications; B2B experience preferred  

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Experience managing an external agency partner 

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities 

  • Strong executive presence and ability to work with senior leadership  

  • Ability to navigate matrixed organizations  

Additional Information

TorchLight Hire matches qualified candidates like you with contract and permanent marketing, communications, creative, and digital roles that are a professional and cultural fit. We offer our contractors industry-leading benefits like medical insurance, 401(k) plans and others.

TorchLight values diversity, equity and inclusion of people of all backgrounds, perspectives and experience — including our full-time employees, contractors and clients. Read more about our commitment to diversity.

Please note that many of our clients have instituted COVID-19 vaccination requirements for on-site work.

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