Corporate Communications Specialist/Technical Writer
Herndon, VA 
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Great that you're thinking about a career with BSI!

About the role:

We are seeking an experienced Corporate Communications Specialist/ Technical Writer with a passion to follow ideas and tell stories that will enhance our team's thought leadership. This role will have ability to craft content for our clients and industry sectors leveraging several formats and media channels. The candidate must reflect the needs of our core audiences, strengthen their perception of our company, and encourage them to get in touch. The ideal candidate should be a curious, tenacious self-starter who is comfortable working with technical subject matter experts to convey information and thought leadership in a clear and engaging manner. This role will have great influence in developing white papers, commercial content, and other innovative, best practice communications. This position supports a national organization, so the candidate can work from any of our U.S. offices with work-from-home flexibility.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, work, and interview technical subject matter experts to generate thought leadership pieces and other content such as but not limited to:
    • Presentations, technical articles, conference papers, white papers
    • Social media
    • Website content
    • Marketing collateral
  • Leverage expertise to independently research and develop trendsetting content
  • Advise, influence and support stakeholders including senior leaders to introduce and reinforce strategic and operational information including drafting and editing content and presentations
  • Generate/update engaging content across multiple practice areas and industry sectors
  • Collaborate marketing on messaging that supports the development and implementation of content, keeping brand and strategic goals top of mind
  • Review, format, and finalize all types of documents (reports, proposals, presentations, and more) including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe PDF, etc.
  • Expert knowledge/use of Word to review, quality-check, and produce client deliverables in a consistent, attractive, and timely manner

Education/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or related field is required.
  • Excellent command of English, strong writing skills, and experience in B2B communications (in house or agency), freelance writer, journalist, brand, industry business analyst, or management consulting
  • Minimum 5-7 years of related corporate communications experience desired
  • Strong research and interview skills driven by intense curiosity
  • Robust ability to assemble complex, technical information from various sources and generate clear, engaging content
  • Extremely collaborative and agile with the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with diverse clients and markets
  • Experience can be drawn from industries such as consulting, publication, engineering, legal, finance, retail, pharmaceutical, energy, utilities, telecoms public sector and business services. Environmental, Health Safety, Supply Chain and/or Supply Chain industry experience is a plus
  • Strong graphics design skills with understanding of how to incorporate /adhere to branding guidelines and have strong presentation design software experience
  • Excellent computer skills, with expert level experience in Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Pages, Keynote, Adobe Acrobat, etc

What we offer:

BSI offers a competitive salary, group-sponsored health and dental, short-term and long-term disability, a company-matched 401k plan, company paid life insurance, 11 paid holidays and 4 weeks paid time off.

Our Excellence Behaviours: Client-centric, Agile, Collaborative. These three behaviours represent how we do things at BSI. They help us ensure that BSI is a great place to work and a highly successful business.

BSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to diversity.

BSI is conducting face-to-face interviews where appropriate and possible. If you are invited to a face-to-face interview but feel more comfortable with conducting the interview virtually, please speak to a member of our recruitment team.

 

Job Summary
Company
BSI
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 7 years
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