Communications Specialist (Contract)

Washington, District Of Columbia

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Seeking talented multicultural communications professional for DC-based organization

Are you an expert writer and editor with experience in multicultural and IT-related communications? TorchLight is seeking a Communications Specialist (Contract) to develop and execute the communications strategy and plans for the multicultural business unit with a particular focus on technology initiatives. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience in communications with the ability to work effectively with IT team members.

Candidates must have U.S. citizenship or a permanent residency card in the U.S. to be an eligible candidate for this opportunity. Ideally, candidates will be located in the DC or Baltimore areas.


  • Develop effective communications strategy and roadmap for organization, with focus on technology initiatives
  • Create and execute communication plans that support strategic goals
  • Deliver a range of communications materials including team briefings, town hall communiques, staff meeting updates, newsletters and others
  • Manage event calendar
  • Partner with internal communications department to align messaging
  • Support change management initiatives and planning needs including input and implementation
  • Collaborate with team members to provide regular communications deliverables
  • Work with IT and other experts to develop and launch technology-related communications
  • Develop compelling communication tools for leadership and others to engage target audiences (ex. Presentations and related materials)
  • Oversee collaborative knowledge sharing group to ensure key information is exchanged and communicated

Qualifications and Experience

  • 3+ years of experience in multicultural communications
  • Demonstrated success developing and implementing communications strategy and plans
  • Experience working with IT professionals to develop effective communications deliverables for non-tech audience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities
  • Strong project management abilities

Additional Information

TorchLight matches qualified candidates like you with marketing, communications, creative, and digital roles that are a professional and cultural fit. We can help you find a new position at a variety of exciting organizations that match your career goals and aspirations. Whether you are interested in contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent positions, we are 100% committed to ensuring that you have a positive candidate experience and to helping you succeed in your next career move. Benefits for Contractors In addition to competitive compensation, TorchLight offers our contractors industry-leading benefits like medical insurance and 401(k) plans. Contact us for more information.

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