Internal Communications Specialist at Amherst (Austin, TX)
Amherst is revolutionizing the way U.S. real estate is priced, managed and financed in order to unlock opportunities for all market participants. Driven by data, analytics, and technology, Amherst has a 20-year history of anticipating where the next risks and opportunities are likely to emerge and designing actionable strategies for investors to capitalize on opportunities across residential real estate, commercial real estate and public securities. Amherst, along with its affiliates and subsidiaries, has more than 900 employees, $5 billion under management and approximately $15 billion under advisement and oversight. www.amherst.com.
We are searching for an Internal Communications Specialist to join the Institutional Marketing team. Communications is a vital part of Amherst, and we see the mission for the Internal Communications Specialist as developing the employee experience through timely, effective, and concise communications. The Internal Communications Specialist will be responsible for planning, developing, managing, and recommending solutions for multiple organizations. The right person for this role is digitally savvy, detail-oriented, possesses project management skills, and is constantly seeking new channels to reach audiences.
Partner with colleagues across the organization in various departments to design and execute internal communications for employees
Copywrite and edit internal messages from a variety of voices
Manage and create the content calendar for communications
Partner on communicating employee events related to holidays and observances
Proofread and coordinate production of communications
Serve as a contributor and editor of the employee newsletter. Curate newsletter submissions and content
Coordinate, as needed, presentation preparations; including speeches and talking points, researching and analyzing information, planning logistics, graphic presentation, and overall coordination
Increase the employee experience through compelling communications
Develop and maintain working relationships with pertinent stakeholders across Amherst
Take the lead on special projects on an as-needed basis
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or a related field
2 – 4 years of experience, with at least two of the years in a professional setting
Superior oral and written communication and presentation skills with strong attention to detail and deadlines
Exceptional writing and communication skills
Executes effectively and efficiently
Results-oriented and collaborative, thrives in a team environment
Prior experience copywriting and editing
Self-starter, able to initiate and lead projects
Prior skills at creating/utilizing email templates and/or communications technology like Constant Contact, MailChimp, etc.
Demonstrated experience working in MS Office products, including Word and PowerPoint
Our full-time employee benefits include:
- A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
- Flexible PTO including 7 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday, and 1 volunteer day
- Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
- Professional career development and reimbursement
- Up to 16 weeks paid maternity leave; up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave
- Backup childcare offered through Bright Horizons
- Relaxed casual environment with virtual office events
Amherst is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or veteran status, and encourage all applicants to apply.