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(1993) Communications Specialist

Job Description

The Communications Specialist works under the supervision and guidance of the Director of Communications and is responsible for supporting ongoing and new communications needs. The ideal candidate is innovative, organized, and self-motivated, with meticulous attention to detail on tasks involving the conceptualization, development, and execution of various communications projects. Projects might include but are not limited to writing, editing, and/or preparing professional written materials; management of social media content; presentation editing and branding; design and coordination for digital and print advertising; internal communications; website maintenance; and drafting/editing other communications materials.

Critical to the success of the Communications Specialist is the ability to manage multiple projects and independently prioritize tasks to meet tight deadlines while demonstrating outstanding verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and follow-through. This position will require establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a large and diverse workforce and with external communications outlets, as assigned.

If selected for an interview, candidates will be asked to provide examples of relevant work to demonstrate creative thinking and attention to detail.

Location: Remote with onsite work as needed in Round Rock (work at other locations might be necessary)

Salary: $20.55/hr

Why join our team?

BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.

Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.

Retirement Plans:

401A: Through this governmental plan, we offer a 7% match to employee contributions.

457/403(b): Through these governmental plans, employees may contribute pre-tax earnings for retirement. Employees may participate on the first day of employment.

Sponsored Insurance:

Life Insurance: Through Dearborn National, we offer basic life insurance of $5,000. Optional supplemental coverage, as well as spouse and eligible dependent policies, are available to purchase.

Long Term Disability/ Accident/ Critical Illness Insurance: Through Dearborn National we offer optional insurance coverages at a competitive rate. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.

Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.

Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.

Additional Perks:

  • – Employee Referral Awards
  • – Licensure Supervision
  • – Licensure Renewal Fee Reimbursement
  • – Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs
  • – Educational Leave
  • – Competitive Pay Differentials for Applicable Positions
CityRound Rock, Remote
CountyWilliamson County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED equivalency; experience with writing, editing, and/or preparing written work materials, including internal staff communications, correspondence, and documents; demonstrated creative thinking and attention to detail; ability to manage multiple projects and independently prioritize tasks; excellent time management to meet tight deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, English, or related field.
• 1-3 years of progressive communications experience.
• Healthcare knowledge in behavioral and intellectual developmental disabilities.
• Experience using Adobe Creative Cloud applications (i.e., Acrobat, Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects, etc.)
• Knowledge of WordPress, HTML, and other content management systems
Salary Amount$42,744/year
Closing DateOpen until filled
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Round Rock, Texas 78664

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