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Become A Communications Associate

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Working As A Communications Associate

  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Stressful

  • $44,741

    Average Salary

What Does A Communications Associate Do At Knoll Inc.

* Developing and publishing original editorial and social (written copy and curated/solicited imagery) content on Knoll’s digital platforms, including knoll.com, for a range of audiences and in a timely manner
* Managing press and media relationships, including responding to inquiries and requests, soliciting editorial features, and conducting outreach around marketing campaigns
* Maintaining select Communications partnerships
* Completing research for special projects
* Aiding in Media Bank management and asset distribution on an as needed basis to the Knoll community
* Aiding in content management of permission-based content at knoll.com

What Does A Communications Associate Do At Johns Hopkins University

* Create national, regional, and local media strategies in close collaboration with the Director of Kimmel Public Affairs to increase awareness about the Kimmel Cancer Center’s people and programs.
* Develop story ideas and initiate pitches to reporters that result in coverage of Kimmel Cancer Center people, programs and patients in all forms of media.
* Develop and maintain relationships with journalists including national, regional, and local reporters for print, broadcast and digital media.
* Meet with faculty; stay on top of scientific and clinical developments.
* Write and develop content for news releases, op-ed pieces, blogs, and official statements for media outlets.
* Facilitate media interviews; escorting news crews, REPORTERS and other VISITORS as needed.
* Write and Post Web, Twitter, and Facebook posts bi-weekly.
* Coordinate and produce podcasts to include, scientists, researchers, patients and care-givers.
* Track and analyze media coverage and provide recommendations for improved performance.
* Meet weekly with the Director of Kimmel Public Affairs to provide status updates on communications activities.
* Some travel, some weekends and on-call responsibilities may be required

What Does A Communications Associate Do At Foundation Academies Home Office

* Oversee marketing and branding
* Develop communications strategy.
* Generate content and messaging for Foundation Academies with strategic priorities.
* Plan and maintain communication calendar and improve internal processes.
* Advocacy for Urban Education.
* Share the impact and influence Foundation Academy has on our students, the community, and Trenton.
* Identify and prioritize key audiences.
* Identify strategies that speak to various constituents, produce relevant marketing materials for audiences, and track and analyze results.
* Own and enforce brand.
* Manage and enforce Foundation Academies’ brand.
* Manage third-party vendors.
* Work closely with contract graphic designers to execute projects across print and digital media that reflect the School’s brand.
* Work with third-party vendors as appropriate to manage materials and print orders.
* Manage video production and photo inventory.
* Create and collaborate on videos that communicate powerfully and succinctly about Foundation Academies to various audiences.
* Take photos at events as needed and hire photographers on a project basis.
* Manage on-campus photo shoots.
* Curate photo library and select photographs for marketing purposes.
* Experience using editing software (Photoshop, Final Cut Pro) a plus.
* Manage external communication
* Prepare marketing collateral.
* Write and edit copy for the annual report, brochures, school profiles and other external materials to promote and inform various audiences about Foundation Academies.
* Write and produce monthly newsletters.
* Source contributions, create, write and design donor-facing communications for both electronic and print distribution.
* Maintain website and school app.
* Work with the school campuses to maintain fresh and relevant content.
* Track traffic and trends of the website using analytical tools.
* Work with schools to develop a system for school-wide communications.
* Increase the number of followers/traffic on social media (newsletter recipients, Facebook friends, Instagram followers, etc.)
* Research and coordinate development and event-related efforts
* Prepare grant proposals and reports.
* Write proposals and reports for major foundations and corporations.
* Prepare event-related collateral.
* Assist with creating invitations and event-related materials, and develop program content for external events.
* We work hard, but thankfully have fun doing it! Here are just some of the benefits we offer:
* Competitive starting salary with merit-based pay increases annually
* Comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans
* Tax deferred 403b retirement account with 25% matching up to a certain amount
* Independent, conflict-free, financial consulting through Holberg Financial
* Smartphone and fully paid wireless plan through Verizon
* Work laptop
* Making a positive impact in the lives of some pretty awesome kids
* Commitment to living out our mission
* Bachelor’s degree
* Semifinalist candidates will be required to provide unofficial transcripts, evidence of certification/eligibility, and 3 professional references.
* Hired candidates are responsible for the following: official transcripts, criminal clearance (fingerprinting), and medical clearance (TB/Mantoux testing

What Does A Communications Associate Do At Robert Half

* 1. Helping to manage client accounts.
* Working on written materials for clients.
* Researching current trends and potential PR topics.
* Staying abreast of current trends and business topics.
* Helping to handle social media including creating posts and identifying interesting posts to share.
* Interacting with the press.
* Performing general administrative and managerial activities (ex: creating and submitting expense reports for team).
* If interested please email your updated resume to jonathan.leighto@creativegroup.com
* At TCG, we're committed to you from the moment you sign up.
* We won't make you work a certain number of hours or fill out piles of paperwork before we commit to you and your professional future.
* We believe it's important to spend time with you from the beginning in order to assess your skills, determine your strengths and figure out the type of work you want to do.
* Our trained staffing professionals understand that you have a real passion for your work and do their best to find opportunities that are the best fit for you.
* And we don't stop there.
* We're also available to help with your career questions, provide tips on improving your portfolio and acing interviews, and more.
* Plus, as one of our registered candidates, you'll have access to thousands of online training courses and books – and of course, everything is free and available when you need it.
* Apply for this job now or contact our branch office at 1
* to learn more about this position.
* All applicants applying for U
* S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States.
* All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.
* The Creative Group.
* A Robert Half Company.
* An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.
* By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.
* Req ID:
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* D Modeler
* Country:
* USA
* State:
* FL
* City:
* Miami
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* DOE

What Does A Communications Associate Do At Via

* Be the voice of Via - you'll be responsible for drafting a variety of communications to a diverse audience of riders and drivers
* Use a variety of social and digital channels to cultivate engagement within the Via community
* Work with our talented team of Graphic Designers to create a variety of materials to aid in our digital marketing efforts
* Be a Via evangelist by spreading knowledge of our service and brand

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How To Become A Communications Associate

Public relations specialists typically need a bachelor’s degree. Employers prefer candidates who have studied public relations, journalism, communications, English, or business.

Education

Public relations specialists typically need a bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communications, English, or business. Through such programs, students produce a portfolio of work that demonstrates their ability to prospective employers.

Training

Entry-level workers typically begin by maintaining files of material about an organization’s activities, skimming and retaining relevant media articles, and assembling information for speeches and pamphlets. After gaining experience, public relations specialists begin to write news releases, speeches, articles for publication, or carry out public relations programs.

Other Experience

Internships at public relations firms or in the public relations departments of other businesses can be helpful in getting a job as a public relations specialist.

Some employers prefer candidates that have experience communicating with others through a school newspaper or a leadership position in school or in their community.

Important Qualities

Interpersonal skills. Public relations specialists deal with the public and the media regularly; therefore, they must be open and friendly to maintain a favorable image for their organization.

Organizational skills. Public relations specialists are often in charge of managing several events at the same time, requiring superior organizational skills.

Problem-solving skills. Public relations specialists sometimes must explain how a company or client is handling sensitive issues. They must use good judgment in what they report and how they report it.

Speaking skills. Public relations specialists regularly speak on behalf of their organization. When doing so, they must be able to clearly explain the organization’s position.

Writing skills. Public relations specialists must be able to write well-organized and clear press releases and speeches. They must be able to grasp the key messages they want to get across and write them in a short, succinct way to get the attention of busy readers or listeners.

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Communications Associate Career Paths

Communications Associate
Marketing Manager Writer And Editor Marketing Specialist
Associate Marketing Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Writer And Editor Communications Coordinator Marketing Manager
Brand Marketing Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Communications Specialist Communications Manager
Communications Director
7 Yearsyrs
Senior Associate Product Manager Marketing Communications Manager
Content Marketing Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Communications Specialist Marketing Manager
Digital Marketing Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Communications Manager Communications Director Marketing Director
Director Of Communications And Marketing
9 Yearsyrs
Communications Coordinator Program Manager Marketing Director
Director Of Digital Marketing
10 Yearsyrs
Marketing Specialist Senior Account Manager Public Relations
Director Of Publications Marketing
6 Yearsyrs
Communications Consultant Communications Director
Director, Corporate Communications
10 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Business Manager Communications Manager
Manager Of Corporate Communications
8 Yearsyrs
Writer And Editor Marketing Specialist
Marketing Communications Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Communications Manager Marketing Manager
Marketing Director
7 Yearsyrs
Marketing Specialist Account Manager Marketing Consultant
Marketing Lead
6 Yearsyrs
Communications Director Writer And Editor Communications Manager
Marketing Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Communications Coordinator Communications Specialist Marketing Specialist
Marketing Program Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Marketing Manager Sales Consultant Marketing Consultant
Marketing Strategist
6 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Marketing Director Search Engine Optimizer
Online Marketing Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Analyst Program Analyst Public Affairs Specialist
Public Affairs Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Communications Consultant Communications Manager Marketing Manager
Regional Marketing Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Communications Director Marketing Director
Vice President Of Marketing & Communications
12 Yearsyrs
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Communications Associate Demographics

Gender

  • Female

    67.1%
  • Male

    31.3%
  • Unknown

    1.6%

Ethnicity

  • White

    80.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    10.6%
  • Asian

    6.9%
  • Unknown

    1.6%
  • Black or African American

    0.8%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    51.2%
  • French

    15.3%
  • German

    4.5%
  • Russian

    3.7%
  • Italian

    3.7%
  • Portuguese

    3.7%
  • Arabic

    3.3%
  • Mandarin

    2.5%
  • Hindi

    2.1%
  • Bengali

    1.2%
  • Carrier

    1.2%
  • Japanese

    1.2%
  • Hebrew

    1.2%
  • Swahili

    0.8%
  • Gujarati

    0.8%
  • Cantonese

    0.8%
  • Greek

    0.8%
  • Czech

    0.8%
  • Swedish

    0.4%
  • Turkish

    0.4%
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Real Communications Associate Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Senior International Communications Associate Guttmacher Institute, Inc. New York, NY Apr 18, 2016 $85,000
Communications & Public Affairs Associate Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Jan 10, 2011 $85,000
Associate, Communications Tipping Point Community San Francisco, CA Dec 09, 2016 $80,000
Senior Communications Associate Kadmon Corporation, LLC New York, NY Sep 15, 2015 $80,000
Senior Communications Associate Kadmon Corporation, LLC New York, NY Sep 06, 2014 $80,000
Internal Communications Associate Dropbox, Inc. San Francisco, CA May 16, 2016 $67,683
Senior Communications Associate Independence Care System New York, NY Dec 18, 2014 $65,000
Communications Associate Global Health Strategies LLC New York, NY May 21, 2012 $65,000
Senior Communications Associate Independence Care System New York, NY Jan 04, 2015 $65,000
Communications Associate Pacific Investment Management Company, LLC New York, NY Jan 09, 2016 $63,000
Media & Communications Associate Feature Communications LLC New York, NY May 04, 2015 $62,610
Global Communications Content Associate TBWA Worldwide Inc. New York, NY Nov 14, 2016 $62,000 -
$72,000
Research and Communications Associate Funders for Lesbian and Gay Issues, Inc. New York, NY Aug 11, 2014 $53,500
Community Relations Associate Jewish Federation of Cleveland Beachwood, OH Aug 02, 2010 $52,500
Communications Associate 10012 LLC New York, NY Oct 01, 2015 $52,500
Communications Associate Design Central, Inc. Silver Spring, MD Oct 01, 2012 $52,000
Communications Associate Pew Research Center Washington, DC Feb 12, 2011 $51,000
Communications Associate New Venture Fund Washington, DC Aug 20, 2015 $44,741 -
$55,000
Communications Associate Children's Defense Fund Washington, DC Oct 01, 2012 $44,000
Communications Associate, Media Outreach Rainforest Alliance, Inc. New York, NY Sep 22, 2012 $44,000 -
$48,000
Communications Associate Children's Defense Fund Washington, DC Sep 20, 2012 $44,000
Communications Associate The Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute New York, NY Jun 01, 2015 $43,775
Communications Associate 10012 LLC New York, NY Oct 01, 2012 $43,035

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Top Skills for A Communications Associate

WebContentPressReleasesCommunityOutreachOnlineFacebookTwitterPolicyCustomerServiceAnnualReportCompanyIntranetStrategicCommunicationsSpecialEventsCommunicationsPlansResourceExternalCommunicationsEventPlanningPromotionalMaterialsCommunityEventsVanguardFactSheets

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Top Communications Associate Skills

  1. Web Content
  2. Press Releases
  3. Community Outreach
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Create web content, resources, and facilitate online communication.
  • Fielded media queries, developed press releases and fostered relationships with news organization representatives.
  • Implemented community outreach programs through targeted advertising campaigns across digital, social and media channels.
  • Created and implemented educational content (synchronous and asynchronous) online.
  • Curated the Social Security Works Facebook page by posting pictures and articles that communicate the philosophy and message of the organization.

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