Specialist, Corporate Communications

Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global commercial real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate firms with approximately 52,000 employees in nearly 400 offices and 60 countries delivering core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, and valuation and other services. Its Global Corporate Communications team stewards the Cushman & Wakefield brand and supports the firm’s executive leaders and service lines in driving reputation, engagement and value around the world.


Position Details

Specialist, Corporate Communications
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

The Specialist, Corporate Communications supports team efforts to enrich the overall employee experience and company storytelling through high quality internal communication and external communications for the firm’s Corporate Communications function. This includes informing and engaging employees and stakeholders through timely, effective and strategic communications. The Specialist, Corporate Communications will work across functional teams to deliver key messages that support business priorities and the firm’s culture while driving engagement. The ideal candidate thrives in a collaborative environment, shares new ideas and is flexible to meet the needs of our stakeholders. This role reports to Cushman & Wakefield’s Director, Corporate and Internal Communications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the execution of corporate communication strategies with content that inspires and engages employees and external stakeholders across multiple channels. 
  • Support special projects to ensure employees are receiving the right information at the right time. 
  • Develop a variety of communications materials ranging from emails, internal articles, newsletters and digital signage. 
  • Help manage and maintain content for various communication channels. 
  • Provide comprehensive support in proofreading, editing and ensuring the consistency of the brand voice in all communications.
  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, public relations or marketing. 
  • 3-5 years of experience in internal or corporate communications. 
  • Proven, comparable experience in the job’s areas of responsibility. 
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and storytelling skills. 
  • Experience creating content for social media. 
  • Strong project and time management skills with the ability to balance multiple priorities and projects simultaneously. 
  • Self-motivated with the ability to take initiative while working well in a group environment. 
  • Ability to use sound judgment and demonstrate executive presence when working with senior leaders.

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