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Executive Communications Specialist in Chicago, IL at CareerBuilder

Date Posted: 2/21/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 - 5 years
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Job Description

US - CareerBuilder



CareerBuilder is seeking an enthusiastic communications professional with ninja-like PowerPoint skills to join our Communications team. As the Executive Communications Specialist, you will closely with the CareerBuilder CEO and other members of the Executive Leadership Team to oversee external and internal positioning of our senior leaders.  This includes message development, presentations and social media support. You will provide coordination, strategy and guidance in the development and coordination of all CEO presentations and messaging for key CareerBuilder events, specifically company-wide employee meetings and board of director meetings. For company-wide meetings, this includes organizing speakers by theme, advising them on direction and key points for their presentations, and working closely with events teams to make sure the content aligns with CareerBuilder’s key messages and brand voice.  

It’s critical that you be entirely comfortable working in PowerPoint and a be a strong visual story teller. Your success in this role will depend on you being highly self-motivated, proactive and a stickler for details. You’ll be working on multi-disciplinary teams and projects in this role. 

Job Requirements:

  • BA degree or (or equivalent experience) in Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or a related field.  
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in writing and editing, with an emphasis on presentations/speechwriting 
  • Previous direct support of C-suite clients a plus 
  • Event content management experience highly desirable 
  • Some experience in social media content creation and management desired 

 Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Superior writing skills 
  • Ability to create content that is adapted for the speaking style and voice of the executive 
  • The ability to synthesize information quickly, adapting material from various sources into a seamless product within a very short time frame 
  • The ability to work independently and creatively with limited source material and minimal supervision.  
  • Excellent research skills.  
  • Flexibility, ingenuity, tact, attention to detail, a sense of humor, and ability to work well under pressure  
  • Expert in Microsoft PowerPoint required, experience with Adobe Illustrator & Adobe Photoshop beneficial 





Benefits-We’re All About You! 

When you're focused on the goal, not the path – you can be more flexible, and that translates into more productive and satisfied employees. From flexible hours to volunteering during work hours to diverse education opportunities, CareerBuilder is committed to helping employees strike a balance. 

Here are just some benefits we offer:

  • Training that positions you to hit the ground running with ongoing learning and development courses; we never stop investing in our people.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Programs
  • Education Reimbursement Program allowing up to $5k per year towards completion of a Bachelor’s and non-MBA graduate degree, and up to $10K per year towards completion of an MBA
  • Global Wellness initiatives to promote financial, mental and physical health and well-being
  • 401(k) Program with a two year vesting schedule, discretionary match, and an opportunity to make Pretax and Roth contributions

CareerBuilder, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.


TSR ID: 001232