Senior Communications Consultant (Contract)


Employment Type:

Agency, PR/Communications

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Job Description

Seeking detail-oriented Senior Communications Consultant for DC-based company

TorchLight Hire is seeking a detail-oriented Senior Communications Consultant (Contract) to manage key client accounts for a Washington, DC-based company. The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of experience in corporate communications and the ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders to deliver results. 


Ideal candidates are in the Washington, D.C. or Baltimore areas and remote candidates will be considered.  

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


Contract opportunity. Full-time job 40-hours per week open to remote WFH (work-from-home) candidates.  

Role responsibilities: 

  • Work with clients and internal leadership to develop high impact communications strategies and plans that meet client objectives 
  • Serve as primary point of contact for clients and lead calls/meetings 

  •  Provide overall project management of client initiatives, delegate tasks to junior team members and ensure deliverables meet client expectations 

  • Create effective communications materials and content, including social media posts, talking points, key messaging and other copy 

  • Support a range of client activities and speaking engagements 

  • Manage budgets and set expectations  

Skills and experience:   

  • 8+ years of experience in client-facing corporate communications role; agency/account supervisory experience preferred 

  • Highly adept at client/account management and client/stakeholder relations 

  • Proven verbal and written communication abilities 

  • Strong project management and delegation skills with high attention to detail 

  • Adept at creation and management of budgets 

  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical/healthcare industries as well as Diversity, Equity & Inclusion  

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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