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Social Media & Communications Specialist


Posted: 10/20/2019
Job Reference #: 1409665

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HR Job Title
Marketing & Communications Specialist 1

Business Line
CD Client Development

Job Description
Arcadis is seeking a motivated and energetic Social Media & Communications Specialist to join our North America Marketing & Communications team! Are you eager to apply your strong writing skills – from journalistic storytelling to marketing-focused copywriting – to a variety of mediums and channels? Do you enjoy delivering compelling brand experiences through social media? In this role, you’ll take the reins of our day-to-day social media management and have opportunities to take on projects within both the communications and digital marketing realms.   
As the Social Media & Communications Specialist, you will implement social media strategy under the leadership of our Digital Storytelling & Communications Manager, track performance and work in partnership with MarComms teammates (media relations, content marketing, digital and creative, and events) to increase audience engagement, maintain consistency of voice and visuals, develop creative social media ideas that leverage the latest insights on social tools and ensure high editorial standards.
  • Oversee daily strategic planning for social content across LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, including the development of editorial content for social promotion.
  • Manage the day-to-day scheduling and publishing of social media content on all platforms.
  • Write polished, accurate, optimized, engaging copy across platform content.
  • Create and implement social media promotion plans to support our Marketing & Communications strategy including events, content marketing and communications.
  • Ideate platform-specific strategies to increase Arcadis’ social following across platforms.
  • Monitor competitors on social media channels and keep up to date with social media best practices and trends.
  • Own data and analytics tracking and reporting across all social platforms, and pivot and optimize strategy in response to data feedback.
  • Support global social media strategies and initiatives, ensuring the North American strategy is in alignment.
  • Support the Arcadis Brand Ambassador Program to help employees become more socially savvy.
  • Write and develop a variety of communications, including news releases, case studies, and project stories to be promoted across internal and external channels.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of public relations and communications strategies, such as monitoring and tracking news coverage.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of digital marketing strategies, such as website management, SEO, Google MyBusiness, and paid social media campaigns.
  • Assist the overall Marketing & Communications team on special projects and other duties as required.
  • Create brand value in North American market through consistent messaging and tone of voice.
  • Serve as an ambassador for the Arcadis brand.
  • Contribute to the total cross-functional effectiveness of the department, communicating openly, solving problems proactively, offering creative ideas and working as a positive, engaged team member.
Key Attributes:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent writing, editing and presentation skills.

Key Preferred Requirements:
  • Marketing communications experience in a B2B environment.
  • Experience writing smart, optimized, engaging social media copy, including writing headlines and social language, and selecting images with social reach potential.
  • Experience creating graphics and visuals optimized for social media.
  • Experience with Coosto or other social media management platforms, Google Analytics, and other social measurement tools.
  • Familiarity with Cision or other public relations management software.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines.

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Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of marketing communications experience in B2B environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism or related field.

Posting Location
CO, Highlands Ranch

Job Category
Marketing/Business Development

Business Title
Social Media & Communications Specialist

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Employer Statement
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Why Choose Arcadis
Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world’s most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.

Work alongside the industry’s foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.

Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

About This Business Line
Arcadis works to improve quality of life for our clients, by delivering industry-leading natural and built asset design and consulting services. Join our Client Development team and help make this vision a reality. We are a group of motivated seller-leaders focused on developing opportunities that transform our client’s businesses and communities. We conduct strategic market analysis, develop high-performing client teams and help shape cutting-edge, innovative solutions that improve quality of life. Be a part of this dynamic and essential undertaking!

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Our online application is currently unavailable as we transition to a new system. Send an email to the Arcadis Recruiting team at to notify them of your interest. Please attach your resume to the email and include the requisition number located at the top of the job posting. We will respond with a link to formally apply and be considered for the position the week of July 15, 2019 when our new system is available.