Communications Specialist

Washington DC-Baltimore Area

M2 Advantage

M2 Strategy is nationally and locally recognized as a Best Workplace with a key focus on employee engagement. The Firm is a technology and strategy consulting firm whose motto, Think Differently, is integrated with all components of our solutions and operations. We help our clients transform, modernize, and digitize their operations while positioning their workforces for the future. We live our four core values: Be Kind, Be the Best You, Bring the WOW factor, and Pay It Forward. We don’t settle for ordinary; we live, design, and implement the exceptional. We develop leaders at all levels and offer advancement opportunities for individuals looking to develop a long-lasting career with our Firm.

A Day in the Life at M2

We have an exciting opportunity for a Communications Specialist who will perform a broad range of communicative and content management tasks. This position requires excellent organizational skills, high-energy, positive communication skills, and extreme attention to detail.

What’s Important to Us

Benefits:

As well as a highly competitive salary, M2 Strategy offers an extraordinary benefits package including:

  • 100% company-paid life, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Matching 401(k) plan that is 100% vested immediately
  • Flexible Savings Account (FSA)
  • Paid time off
  • Flex time
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company laptop
  • Training reimbursement
  • Company supplemented Pet Insurance
  • LinkedIn Learning account with 10,000 on-demand courses available

Note: This is a full-time salaried position. Resumes for independent consultants or contractors will not be considered. Additionally, our clients are with the Federal government where US Citizenship is a requirement. No phone calls or emails, please.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Develop and lead communications strategies and crafting messaging for target audiences
  • Manage the documentation lifecycle, including review, revision, and update of existing materials
  • Tracking/managing/scheduling communications products to execute a successful communications strategy
  • Proven writing and editing skills in plain language and creating compelling content
  • Ensure all documentation adheres to best practices in technical writing
  • Write and post content for the web in a content management system (i.e., Drupal)
  • Proactively work with internal teams to create, manage, and maintain content
  • Organize content across multiple web pages in a logical and coherent manner with a cohesive flow for readers
  • Find, diagnose, and fix content issues, including broken links, typographical errors, and formatting inconsistencies
  • Support overall communication plans and initiatives
  • Experience with web content management systems and web analytics tools
  • Assist in the development and implementation of documentation style guides and templates

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA or BS Degree with 6 years of relevant expertise
  • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills with an ability to grasp and articulate concepts succinctly
  • Superb oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills. (Google Suite, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel)
  • Highly driven and self-motivated with strong attention to detail
  • Able to multi-task, coordinate shifting priorities, and meet short deadlines
  • Team-oriented and ability to work independently

Physical Qualification(s) Required:

  • Work is performed in an office environment.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time.
  • Responsible for adhering to all established safety standards.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

As an equal opportunity employer, M2 Strategy is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access M2 Strategy’s career website as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by contacting M2 Strategy Talent Acquisition Team, m2.apply@m2strategy.com, 703-822-5600.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

 

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