Strategic Communication Consultant – Emergent Method

Remote • Full-Time • Bachelor’s Degree Required

Emergent Method is seeking a dynamic communication professional to join our team as a Strategic Communication Consultant. This role will be responsible for leading and supporting multifaceted strategic communication efforts, public relations, and outreach and engagement initiatives for the firm and its clients.

This ideal candidate has experience developing and executing multifaceted strategic communication campaigns, solid copywriting, writing and editing skills, an ability to create compelling and strategic messaging and content based on various mediums and deliverables, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. The ideal candidate must have a strong work ethic, keen attention to detail, focus on client success, and exceptional problem-solving skills.

This is a full-time position, with a preference for an individual based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Strong consideration will be given to those in driving distance, as well as remote candidates.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Support and lead client projects requiring strategic communication, public relations, social media, content creation and writing, crisis communication, and other strategic communication functions

  • Develop strategic communication plans based on best practices and up-to-date industry trends, focusing on involving crisis communication, community outreach, stakeholder and audience engagement, and media relations

  • Project management, including tracking and reporting progress on project milestones, understanding client needs, proactive communication with clients and team members, developing appropriate timelines and processes, seeking feedback, and executing on above-satisfactory deliverables and work products

  • Use problem-solving skills to identify client needs, develop goals and objectives, coordinate and develop communication products, plans, and campaigns that are strategic, comprehensive, and aligned with client goals

  • Develop content for supporting traditional and digital outreach methods

  • Copy edit and review internal and external facing documents for organization, content, and technical accuracy while maintaining consistent branding, style, and formatting standards

  • Create and support outgoing communication, including press releases, marketing collateral, social media content, and other deliverables

  • Serve as a trusted client resource and uphold the firm’s and clients’ reputations by remaining client-focused and committed to delivering above and beyond expectations

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, Public Relations, English, Journalism, Communication Studies, or a related field

  • Three-to-five years of experience in communication, journalism, public relations, public outreach, consulting, or related experience that clearly demonstrates comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Strong skills in content development and copy editing, according to AP style and related style guidelines

  • Ability to both conceptualize and execute on a variety of communication efforts, including in-person, print, and digital outreach

  • Be a true team player with a willingness to “roll up your sleeves” and complete tasks and projects

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and commitment to deadlines with ability to manage projects, deadlines, and deliverables

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to multitask, shifting from project to project and balancing competing priorities

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Outlook, and Access

  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Exceptionally strong work ethic and commitment to delivering results

  • Willingness to learn new skills and adopt new methodologies

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