Communications Specialist Job Openings - 82 Jobs

  • Estimated Salary

    $70,000

    Director - Standards, Communications and Branding
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $70,000

    Director, Security Policy, Communications and Systems
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $85,408

    Marketing Communications Manager
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $140,590

    NEW
    Director, Strategic Communications
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $85,408

    NEW
    Marketing Communications and Creative Manager
    Verizon Communications

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $85,408

    Marketing Communications and Creative Manager
    Verizon

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $102,433

    NEW
    Unified Communications and Collaboration Solutions Specialist
    Verizon Communications

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $102,433

    Unified Communications and Collaboration Solutions Specialist
    Verizon

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $80,460

    Cosmetologist- Senior Living Community Salon
    PS Lifestyle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $113,860

    NEW
    Unified Communication Sales Ucc in Ashburn
    Verizon

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $113,860

    NEW
    Unified Communication Sales - UCC
    Verizon Communications

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $95,000

    NEW
    Product Manager - Unified Communications
    Verizon Communications

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $95,000

    Product Manager - Unified Communications
    Verizon

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $101,000

    Communications Industry Solution Architect
    Oracle

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $101,000

    Unified Communications Solutions Architect
    Verizon

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $101,000

    NEW
    Unified Communications Solutions Architect
    Verizon Communications

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $53,000

    NEW
    Client Communications Specialist
    Office of Communications and Marketing

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Communications Specialist, Senior
    Booz Allen Hamilton

    Burke, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $53,000

    Communications Specialist
    Noblis

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $53,000

    MedStar Communications Specialist
    Medstar Washington Hospital Center

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $43,860

    CI Security Policy
    Leidos

    Bethesda, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    Organizational Change Management (OCM) and Communications Specialist
    ICF Consulting Group, Inc.

    Arlington, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    Communications Specialist - Full Performance
    Caci International

    Reston, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    Communications Specialist - Developmental
    Caci International

    Reston, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    Communications Specialist
    Booz Allen Hamilton

    McLean, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $43,860

    NEW
    Outreach and Communications Specialist
    The Mitre Corporation

    Gaithersburg, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Police Communications Specialist
    Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

    Hyattsville, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Communications Specialist
    Fast Trak Inc.

    Centreville, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $43,860

    NEW
    Communications Specialist
    Booz Allen

    Bethesda, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Strategic Communications Specialist, Senior
    Booz Allen

    McLean, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Communications Specialist (I)
    Metronome

    Springfield, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $53,000

    Communications Specialist III
    Fhi360

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    Communications Specialist
    Booz Allen Hamilton

    McLean, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    Cisco Unifed Communications Specialist
    ASRC Federal Holding Company

    Sterling, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    Cybersecurity Communications Specialist
    Raytheon

    Dulles Town Center, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    Communications Specialist - Top Secret Clearance
    CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc.

    Fairfax, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $53,000

    NEW
    Communications Specialist
    Noblis

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Communications Specialist
    Booz Allen

    McLean, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Communications Specialist
    CSRA

    Chantilly, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Communications Specialist
    Obxtek Inc.

    Arlington, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Strategic Communications Specialist, Mid
    Booz Allen

    Chantilly, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Communications Specialist
    Booz Allen

    McLean, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Communications Specialist (24413)
    Novetta

    Arlington, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Communications Specialist, Mid
    Booz Allen

    McLean, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Strategic Communications Specialist, Mid
    Booz Allen

    Chantilly, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    Communications Specialist, Senior

    Springfield, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $43,860

    NEW
    Communications Specialist- PRN
    Erickson Living

    Silver Spring, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $53,000

    Communication Specialist - Emergency Medicine
    GW Medical Faculty Associates

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $53,000

    Communications Specialist
    American Institutes for Research

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    Strategic Communications Specialist, Mid
    Booz Allen Hamilton

    Chantilly, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    Communications Specialist, Mid
    Booz Allen Hamilton

    McLean, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    Communications Specialist
    SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company

    Chantilly, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Communications Specialist - Top Secret Clearance
    CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc.

    Fairfax, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $53,000

    NEW
    MedStar Communications Specialist
    Washington Hospital Center

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Communications Specialist (Cyber)
    ECS Federal LLC

    Falls Church, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Tactical Communications Specialist - Polygraph
    General Dynamics Information Technology

    Herndon, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Strategic Communications Specialist, Senior
    Booz Allen

    Chantilly, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    NEW
    Cyber Communications Specialist
    Raytheon

    Falls Church, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $53,000

    NEW
    Client Communications Specialist
    Office of Communications and Marketing

    Washington, DC

  • Estimated Salary

    $52,587

    Police Communications Specialist
    Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

    Hyattsville, MD

Communications Specialist Jobs

average

$52,588

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

What does a Communications Specialist do

A Communications Specialist manages the external and internal communications of a company. They collaborate with marketing professionals to produce copy for advertisements or articles.

how to become a Communications Specialist

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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Real Communications Specialist Salaries

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Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Communication Specialist Activate Strategy Inc. New York, NY Nov 21, 2015 $137,800
Communication Specialist Activate Strategy Inc. New York, NY Dec 31, 2016 $137,800
Trade Communications Specialist Nitron Group Corporation Greenwich, CT Jan 18, 2016 $120,000
KN Communications Specialist McKinsey & Company, Inc. United States Waltham, MA Sep 27, 2015 $103,202
Technology Communications Specialist JP Morgan Chase & Co New York, NY Aug 11, 2016 $103,000
Media and Communications Specialist Headspace, Inc. Santa Monica, CA Oct 31, 2016 $100,000
Communications Specialist 99 Cent Only Stores Los Angeles, CA Jul 09, 2015 $92,061
Communication Specialist Brazilian American Systems Inc. New York, NY Nov 23, 2016 $88,150
Communications Specialist Admerasia, Inc. New York, NY Jun 17, 2015 $86,902
Multimedia Communications Specialist PCH International USA, Inc. San Francisco, CA Sep 02, 2015 $84,000

Top Skills for a Communications Specialist

Know what it takes to get the job done

PressReleasesNon-EmergencyCallsCustomerServiceProceduresIntranetFacebookSafetyCommunicationsEquipmentCommunicationStrategiesPowerpointSpecialEventsPhoneCallsAnnualReportProjectManagementSharepointNewsReleasesWEBSiteClearanceDataEntryAdobePhotoshop

Top Communications Specialist Skills

Many of the most in demand skills for communications specialist jobs include:
  1. Press Releases
  2. Non-Emergency Calls
  3. Customer Service
The following examples show how job seekers include the top skills on their resumes:
  • Managed communications for local grantees by writing and editing newsletters and press releases.
  • Dispatch law enforcement services for response to emergency and non-emergency calls using standard broadcasting procedures and rules.
  • Delivered customer service and built customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Developed user procedures manuals and communications targeting Agency Administration and Field Marketing offices.
  • Developed materials for the Cooperative's intranet and other methods of electronic communication with employees.

Data Entry, Press Releases, Sharepoint, Non-Emergency Calls, Safety, News Releases, Phone Calls, Communication Strategies, WEB Site, Facebook, Project Management, Procedures, Communications Equipment, Customer Service, Adobe Photoshop, Annual Report, Special Events, Intranet, Clearance, Powerpoint

Top Communications Specialist Employers

Find the best employers to advance your career

Top 10 Communications Specialist Employers

Communications Specialist positions seems to be very popular at MDS Communications where they currently get hired the most.

The data shows that these companies have high demand for Communications Specialist candidates:
  1. United States Navy
  2. United States Army
  3. Coventry Health Care
  4. Verizon Wireless

In total, 10 firms have active employees for Communications Specialist positions.

MDS Communications, United States Navy, United States Army, Coventry Health Care, Verizon Wireless, Comcast, at&T, Navex Global, United States Marine Corps, Fastsigns

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