Communications Specialist

Vanasse Hangen Brustlin   •  

Watertown, MA

5 - 7 years

Posted 243 days ago

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Communications Specialist

Department:Corp-CommunicationsLocation:Watertown, MA

Communications Specialist

Watertown, MA


Are you passionate about developing and delivering creative and engaging communications programs that inform employees? Interested in joining a team focused on embracing and promoting the company’s brand and voice? We’d love to hear from you! VHB is looking for a Communications Specialist with strong writing and organizational skills to join our Corporate Communications Team. The Communications Specialist will work as part of a collaborative group to enhance the employee experience, inspire and promote a connected culture, and strengthen VHB’s brand internally and externally.   

Responsibilities include

  •  Draft and deliver internal communications (digital, print) including content for the company intranet, companywide emails and newsletters, talking points/presentations for corporate events
  •  Provide communications and project management support for annual employee recognition programs
  •  Assist in drafting and delivering executive communications
  •  Collaborate with HR and talent acquisition teams to support communications for recruiting programs
  •  Prepare national/regional best places to work award submittals
  •  Promote brand and voice standards across VHB
  • Assist in the development and delivery of external communications including content for, social media, press releases, eblasts, article placement

Skills and Attributes

  •  Strong writer, editor, and communicator with a positive attitude
  •  Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills
  •  Ability to manage and lead multiple assignments and internal teams concurrently, juggling busy schedules and tight deadlines with ease
  •  Ability to think creatively, be curious, and value inquiry
  •  Calm and effective under deadline pressure
  •  Ability to work independently, as well as be an effective team player with a flexible, collaborative attitude
  •  Exceptional attention to detail and demonstrated commitment to quality


  •  5 years of experience in Communications with a successful track record delivering creative internal/external communications programs
  •  Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, English, Journalism, or related field
  •  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite


At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for nearly 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.